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Optimist

Optimist

The Optimist is the premier dinghy for under 16's in the world. Sailed in over 100 countries by over 150,000 young people, the Optimist is, quite simply, the dinghy in which the young people of the world learn to sail.

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1 Christian Ebbin (42kg) Optimax Optimax J-Sails DSK DSK Winner
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Show news RYA Scotland Winter Championships at Largs
Attended by 77 sailors in Youth and Junior classes
Posted on 11 Dec
OptiOrange Valencia 2019 preview
Pieter Van Den Bossche to run training at event in March
Posted on 9 Dec
Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship
A spectacular conclusion to the event
Posted on 5 Dec
SA Summer of Sail Launch Regatta in Adelaide
Adelaide turns on breeze and swell for the weekend
Posted on 4 Dec
Young OnBoarders awarded boats and boards by JMST
Twelve promising sailors and windsurfers will benefit
Posted on 28 Nov
2018 SA Summer of Sail Launch Regatta
Adelaide waters will show a sea of sails again
Posted on 28 Nov
Optimist Winter Championships at Carsington
Cold weather and shifty winds but the 98 young sailors to the test
Posted on 20 Nov
Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship overall
Thailand's Panwa Boonnak wins 2018 Asian & Oceanian Title
Posted on 17 Nov
29ers stepping it up at Sail Sydney
Entries have soared for the event at Woollahra Sailing Club
Posted on 16 Nov
Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship overall
Thailand wins Asian & Oceanian Team Racing Title
Posted on 16 Nov
Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship day 3
Thailand team dominates top 10
Posted on 15 Nov
Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship day 2
Light winds continue to challenge
Posted on 14 Nov
Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship day 1
Rigged and ready to go at 9pm at Ngwe Saung Yacht Club
Posted on 13 Nov
Optimist Asian/Oceanian Championship practice day
Teams arrive in Myanmar
Posted on 12 Nov
Could you be P&B's next Winner?
Looking for the very best up and coming Optimist sailors
Posted on 8 Nov
2018 BMW Showdown in Tasmania
Winning day for SB20 sailor Andrew Smith
Posted on 5 Nov
Hong Kong Race Week entry open
A feeder regatta to other major international regattas
Posted on 1 Nov
2018 Optimist World Championship Documentary
264 future stars from 57 countries participated at the biggest stage of the annual racing calendar
Posted on 29 Oct
Allianz Championship for 29er and Optimist overall
Big challenge on the ranking until the last day!
Posted on 21 Oct
Allianz Championship for 29er and Optimist day 3
Good breeze and good fight on water!
Posted on 20 Oct
Allianz Championship for 29er and Optimist day 2
Perfect conditions, that's just what we had today on water here at the SRC: sun and wind!
Posted on 19 Oct
Allianz Championship for 29er and Optimist day 1
Light winds for the first day of racing
Posted on 18 Oct
All set for Allianz 29er and Optimist Championship
60 sailors have been training on the Sainte Mary bay since Sunday
Posted on 17 Oct
Saxton and Lewis reign supreme
At the 2018 Endeavour Trophy
Posted on 15 Oct
2018 Sail Sandy Regatta overall
Goss crowned champion boat as Sail Sandy 2018 comes to an end
Posted on 14 Oct
Saxton and Lewis annihilate Endeavour fleet
Four straight wins for reigning champions at opening day
Posted on 13 Oct
2018 Sail Sandy Regatta day 1
Testing early breeze but sea breeze saves the day
Posted on 13 Oct
Big winds arrive for Endeavour Trophy training day
League of legends prepare for battle at Burnham-on-Crouch
Posted on 12 Oct
More than 170 entries set for Sail Sandy Regatta
250 sailors descend on Sandringham Yacht Club this weekend
Posted on 11 Oct
BYS Welsh Regional Championships at Pembrokeshire
Tasmyn Green wins Optimist title
Posted on 7 Oct
Links
Tuning Guides
Optimist UK Nationals Attendance
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2018 Sail Melbourne International, Day 1
© Beau Outteridge
Hong Kong Race Week 2018
© Guy Nowell / Hong Kong Race Week
RYA Scotland Winter Championships at Largs
© Marc Turner
Leigh & Lowton Revett Series day 5
© Gerard van den Hoek
Winner of the Optimist - 2018 Sir Peter Blake Regatta - Prize Giving
© Lissa Reyden - Live Sail Die
Announcing the Optimist prize winner - 2018 Sir Peter Blake Regatta - Prize Giving
© Lissa Reyden - Live Sail Die
Peter Montgomery announces the winner of the Peter Montgomery trophy - Harold Bennett - 2018 Sir Peter Blake Regatta - Prize Giving
© Lissa Reyden - Live Sail Die
Kate Montgomery presenting prizes at the 2018 Sir Peter Blake Regatta - Prize Giving
© Lissa Reyden - Live Sail Die
Mar Orams - 2018 Sir Peter Blake Regatta - Prize Giving
© Lissa Reyden - Live Sail Die
Harold Bennett's for his outstanding contribution to the sport of sailing and winning the Peter Montgomery Trophy for 2018.
© Lissa Reyden - Live Sail Die
2018 Sir Peter Blake Regatta - Sunday
© Lissa Reyden
2018 Sir Peter Blake Regatta - Sunday
© Lissa Reyden
2018 Sir Peter Blake Regatta - Sunday
© Lissa Reyden
International OptiOrange Regatta
© Denis Razumovich
International OptiOrange Regatta
© Denis Razumovich
International OptiOrange Regatta
© Denis Razumovich
International OptiOrange Regatta
© Denis Razumovich
International OptiOrange Regatta
© Denis Razumovich
International OptiOrange Regatta
© Denis Razumovich
2018 Optimist Asian and Oceanian Championship
© Icarus Sports
SA Summer of Sail Launch Regatta 2018
© Elise Dalmaso
SA Summer of Sail Launch Regatta 2018
© Elise Dalmaso
SA Summer of Sail Launch Regatta 2018
© Elise Dalmaso
Rowan Joseph - JMST
© RYA
SA Summer of Sail Launch Regatta
© Harry Fisher
Ocean Hughes wins the Regatta Fleet in the Optimist Winter Championship at Carsington
© Claire Mueller
Trophy winners in the Optimist Winter Championship at Carsington
© Claire Mueller
Top three girls and three boys in Main Fleet in the Optimist Winter Championship at Carsington
© Valeria Sesto
Pasta after racing and before prize giving, great to warm them up and socialise with friends during the Optimist Winter Championship at Carsington
© Valeria Sesto
Third boy Main Fleet Santi and IOCA Sailing Secretary Joff McGill during the Optimist Winter Championship at Carsington
© Claire Mueller