The Uganda Laser Open is the annual open Laser championship, organised under the auspices of the Uganda Sailing Federation. The ULO is always sailed in Murchison Bay, opposite the Victoria Nyanza Sailing Club, which also hosts the event. The ULO is open to any Laser sailor irrespective age or skill level, and is sailed with all three offical Laser sail sizes (standard, radial and 4.7) in a single handicapped fleet. The event takes usually place during the last weekend of February or the first weekend of March over three days and ten races. Average number of competitors is around 40. Competitors from abroad are especially welcome, and will be hosted free of charge at VNSC members residences.
Photo: Al Bush, multiple winner of the ULO