“It’s not about the boat.”
Opti sailing is about the sailor and their growth in sailing. The Optimist is a relatively cheap introduction dinghy. Click here to read more on the Optimist and why it’s the best intro boat for kids.
This boat is particularly kind to timid learners because it is very stable.More advanced sailors enjoy very competitive sailing at both club and interclub level.There is an excellent class association and associated training programs.
NSW Optimist Association Website Contains lots of good Opti “Stuff”.
International Opti Association Website Opti World Headquarters.
Racing Rules Game Bet you don’t know as many as you think you do!.
Buying Your First Opti – Handy Hints for Newbies
How to Rig an Opti! – An Opti Setup Guide
Opti Tuning Guides below are put together by a variety of
sailmakers so their advice pertains particularly to their sail cut. That
said the concepts are very much the same and contain some useful
tips on Opti sailing.
Tony Tio Opti Tuning Guide – Quantum Sails
Fun Websites of interest to Opti sailors.