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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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Show news Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
16 boats take part in two fleets
Posted on 30 Jul
GBR Optimist Team at the World Championships
Winning silver fleet on an extended trip to Garda
Posted on 29 Jul
Midland SC Optimist Open
First travellers event held on the hottest day of the year so far
Posted on 19 Jul
2021 Larry White Junior Olympic Regatta
Junior sailors from throughout southern New England gather
Posted on 17 Jul
IOCA UK GBR at the Optimist Europeans in Cadiz
A myriad of obstacles, but a fantastic trip for the young sailors
Posted on 13 Jul
2021 Optimist Worlds at Lake Garda overall
Brazilian Alex Di Francesco Kuhl crowned champion
Posted on 9 Jul
2021 Optimist Worlds at Lake Garda day 5
Gil Hackel keeps leading the ranking
Posted on 8 Jul
USA's Gil Hackel leads 2021 Opti Worlds
After a first and a second-place finish on Wednesday
Posted on 7 Jul
2021 Optimist Worlds at Lake Garda day 4
The USA's Gil Hackel jumps to the top of the standings
Posted on 7 Jul
2021 Optimist Team Racing Worlds overall
The Italian flag flies high over Riva del Garda
Posted on 6 Jul
Optimists at Warsash
82 young sailors take to the water
Posted on 6 Jul
2021 Optimist Team Racing Worlds day 1
75 races completed on the first day
Posted on 5 Jul
2021 Optimist Worlds at Lake Garda day 3
Qualification races completed, Thai Bhanubandh continues to lead
Posted on 4 Jul
2021 Optimist Worlds at Lake Garda day 2
Bhanubandh from Thailand leads the ranking
Posted on 4 Jul
2021 Optimist Worlds at Lake Garda day 1
Two USA sailors lead the ranking
Posted on 2 Jul
Parkstone Yacht Club Optimist Open
Incorporating the IOCA South West Regional Championship
Posted on 2 Jul
2021 Optimist World Championship officially open
Racing will start tomorrow on Lake Garda
Posted on 1 Jul
Ready for the start of the Optimist Worlds
Nearly 300 young sailors from 56 countries gathered at Lake Garda
Posted on 30 Jun
28th International Optimist Regatta
USVI's Tanner Krygsveld wins
Posted on 21 Jun
Beautiful Bosham boasts brilliant Optimist Open
Record numbers, with 90 boats racing in the sunshine
Posted on 20 Jun
Optimist Youth Centenary Regatta
GBR Development Team 1 tell their tale of Lake Garda sailing
Posted on 18 Jun
Team CRYC Spectra wins TOTE Team Racing Champs
Junior sailors from 6 nations ready to sail in the 28th International Optimist Regatta
Posted on 18 Jun
NE & Yorkshire Youth Travellers at Covenham
Infamous local witches cast their spell on the wind direction
Posted on 17 Jun
Midlands Optimist Training Group at Glossop
Perfect conditions for the penultimate training weekend of the year
Posted on 15 Jun
King George Optimist Open
A first for the club
Posted on 14 Jun
28th International Optimist Regatta preview
TOTE Clinic & TOTE Team Race kicks-off this week
Posted on 14 Jun
Optimist Early Summer Championships at Grafham
Over 140 young sailors take part in two fleets
Posted on 29 May
North East & Yorkshire Youth Travellers at Ripon
Fourth round of series finds that local knowledge is king
Posted on 26 May
39th Lake Garda Meeting Optimist overall
Alex Demurtas wins, Artur Brighenti top amongst the Cadets
Posted on 23 May
39th Lake Garda Meeting Optimist day 3
Home club sailor Alex Demurtas leads the fleet towards the finals
Posted on 22 May
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Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
© Gavin Hayhurst
GBR Optimist Team at the 2021 World Championship in Garda
© Richard Edwards
Optimist World Championship 2021 on Lake Garda
© Richard Edwards
GBR Optimist Team training in Poole for the 2021 World Championship
© Richard Edwards
GBR Optimist Team at the 2021 World Championship in Garda
© Richard Edwards
GBR Optimist Team at the 2021 World Championship in Garda
© Richard Edwards
GBR Optimist Team at the 2021 World Championship in Garda
© Richard Edwards
Prizewinners in the Midland SC Optimist Open
© Jon Smith
Leaders rounding the windward mark during the Midland SC Optimist Open
© Debbie Smith
2021 Larry White Junior Olympic Regatta
© Ken Shluger
2021 Larry White Junior Olympic Regatta
© Ken Shluger
2021 Larry White Junior Olympic Regatta
© Ken Shluger
Getting ready for a day's racing during the Optimist Europeans in Cadiz
© Adele Young
Opening Ceremony during the Optimist Europeans in Cadiz
© Adele Young
Setting off on the adventure during the Optimist Europeans in Cadiz
© Yossi Moskovitch
Perfect Sailing Conditions during the Optimist Europeans in Cadiz
© Steve Irish
Tune Up before the first start during the Optimist Europeans in Cadiz
© Steve Irish
Lomane Valade wins the girls title at the 2021 Optimist World Championship
© Matias Capizzano / www.capizzano.com
Brazilian Alex Di Francesco Kuhl wins the 2021 Optimist World Championship
© Zerogradinord