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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 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race overall
The regatta has been a reference for international sailors in this discipline since 2010
Posted on 17 Jan
Monaco Optimist Team Race day 1
Americans take the lead in this 12th edition of the event
Posted on 14 Jan
Laser World champ coaching at YNZ Opti camps
New ILCA 7 (Laser) world champion Tom Saunders is among the 12 coaches at Opti clinics
Posted on 13 Jan
Enter now for Optimist & Starling Auckland titles
Superb sailing action from February 5th – 7th, (Waitangi weekend), off Narrow Neck Beach
Posted on 11 Jan
2022 is all about competition at YC de Monaco
The new year kicks off a busy programme of popular regattas
Posted on 8 Jan
Register for USVI's International Optimist Regatta
Recognized throughout the Caribbean and World for providing a great skill-sharpening ground
Posted on 22 Dec 2021
2021 Lusitania Christmas Race in Cascais
200 sailors representing 16 clubs take part
Posted on 8 Dec 2021
2021 IOCA Gill Winter Championships
Winter sailing at its very best for the 115 young sailors
Posted on 27 Nov 2021
Oman Sail's Mussanah Race Week wraps up
An excellent week of sailing with a thrilling finale
Posted on 6 Nov 2021
Mussanah Race Week under way in Oman
Parasailors part of WS's 'Back the Bid'
Posted on 5 Nov 2021
Oman Sail's Mussanah Race Week kicks off
Fifty young sailors took to the waters for the first practice round
Posted on 3 Nov 2021
Halloween Cup Optimist at Circolo Vela Torbole
Back to pre-pandemic numbers, to the delight of the children and their families
Posted on 31 Oct 2021
IOCA UK Gill End of Season Championships
100 Optimists return after 6 hours of racing, as sun sets over Torbay
Posted on 21 Oct 2021
Optimist Junior Girls Training at Burghfield
Lots of sports see a drop off with girls as they get older
Posted on 19 Oct 2021
44th Torboli Trophy for Optimists on Lake Garda
Unexpected conditions for this autumn event
Posted on 11 Oct 2021
Hayling Island Optimist Open
Blasting in the Bay and Hooning in the Harbour
Posted on 24 Sep 2021
OptiOrange Valencia 2022 calls for entries
The Notice of Race is available and entries are invited
Posted on 22 Sep 2021
Midland Area Optimist Championships
Three fleets on the water, including a fun fleet enjoying their first racing
Posted on 20 Sep 2021
Derbyshire Youth Sailing at Carsington
Happy to see a lot of sailors who were not only new to DYS but also to racing
Posted on 14 Sep 2021
RYA Northern Ireland Youth Championships
137 youth and junior sailors take part at Carrickfergus
Posted on 14 Sep 2021
RLymYC Youth Week 2021
Over 144 children take part in four fleets
Posted on 9 Sep 2021
27th Broadland Youth Regatta
100 youth and junior sailors race on the Norfolk Broads
Posted on 8 Sep 2021
Scottish Junior Optimist Travellers at Bardowie
Brilliant sunshine and more wind than expected
Posted on 7 Sep 2021
Barnt Green Optimist Open
Second event of the Midlands Traveller Series
Posted on 6 Sep 2021
Starcross Yacht Club Junior Regatta
With full timetable of beach games, camp-overs and discos
Posted on 18 Aug 2021
Island Barn Reservoir Optimist Open
16 boats take part in two fleets
Posted on 30 Jul 2021
GBR Optimist Team at the World Championships
Winning silver fleet on an extended trip to Garda
Posted on 29 Jul 2021
Midland SC Optimist Open
First travellers event held on the hottest day of the year so far
Posted on 19 Jul 2021
2021 Larry White Junior Olympic Regatta
Junior sailors from throughout southern New England gather
Posted on 17 Jul 2021
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
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12th Monaco Optimist Team Race
© Yacht Club de Monaco
12th Monaco Optimist Team Race
© Yacht Club de Monaco
12th Monaco Optimist Team Race
© Yacht Club de Monaco
12th Monaco Optimist Team Race results
© Yacht Club de Monaco
12th Monaco Optimist Team Race
© Yacht Club de Monaco
12th Monaco Optimist Team Race
© Yacht Club de Monaco
12th Monaco Optimist Team Race
© Yacht Club de Monaco
Day 1 of the 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race
© YCM
Day 1 of the 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race
© YCM
World Laser Champion, Tom Saunders gives some tips to a class of 72 Opti sailors at Wakatere BC
© Yachting NZ
Wakatere BC - YNZ Optimist coaching clinic - January
© Richard Gladwell - Sail-World.com/nz
Optimists about to start a race off Rangitoto Island - Wakatere Boating Club
© Wakatere BC
Auckland Optimist & Starling Championships - February 5-7, 2022 - Wakatere Boating Club
© Wakatere BC
Monaco Optimist Team Race
© Yacht Club de Monaco
Emilia Davies wins a prize for determination and calm in the Chichester Frozen Toe Series
© Mark Green
Grafham Water SC hosted the IOCA (UK) Optimist Early Summer Championships
© Paul Sanwell / OPP
2021 Lusitania Christmas Race at Clube Naval de Cascais
© Luis Fraguas
2021 Lusitania Christmas Race at Clube Naval de Cascais
© Luis Fraguas
2021 Lusitania Christmas Race at Clube Naval de Cascais
© Luis Fraguas
Main fleet launching during the Optimist Winter Championship at Rutland
© Mark Webster
Downwind during the Optimist Winter Championship at Rutland
© Stephen Wright
Main fleet start during the Optimist Winter Championship at Rutland
© Jon Smith
Regatta fleet start during the Optimist Winter Championship at Rutland
© Stephen Wright
Rounding the windward mark during the Optimist Winter Championship at Rutland
© Jon Smith
Guy Fawkes Pursuit Race at Leigh & Lowton
© Gerard van den Hoek
Mussanah Race Week
© Times of Oman
Halloween Cup Optimist at Circolo Vela Torbole
© Elena Giolai
Halloween Cup Optimist at Circolo Vela Torbole
© Elena Giolai
Halloween Cup Optimist at Circolo Vela Torbole
© Elena Giolai
Halloween Cup Optimist at Circolo Vela Torbole
© Elena Giolai
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