International Optimist Dinghy

Sophie Ainsworth sails an Optimist dinghy at the Braasermermeer Championships

Sailed in over 110 countries by over 150,000 young people, the International Optimist dinghy is the only dinghy approved by the International Sailing Federation exclusively for sailors under 16 years of age. Many of the top dinghy sailors worldwide, including Ben Ainslie, gained their experience in the Optimist sailing dinghy.

All boats are sold as a basic hull - add your choice of spars, sail, foils, specify covers, trolleys and other personal preferences and come up with your ideal boat at a price within your budget and sailing ability. We stock Optimax and Optiparts masts and you can choose sails from Toni Tio, Olimpic or North. We stock sails to match the weight and sailing style of every helm. If you are unsure, then why not try one of our test sails? Choose from the best equipment in the world as used by the best sailors everywhere from Championship boats, that have the best of everything, to the Monsoon range that give you unrivalled value for money.






Blueblue Optimist dinghy package
Blueblue Optimist Championship Package
Blueblue hull, Fredericksen or Harken Blocks, Optimax Mk 3 or Blackgold spars, DEM Racing foils, padded toe straps, Olimpic, Toni Tio or North crosscut sail, measurement certificate. Price quoted is for basic package but superior spec can be provided at additional cost.

Price - call

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Bluemagic Optimist dinghy package
Bluemagic Optimist Championship Package
Bluemagic hull, Fredericksen or Harken Blocks, Optimax Mk 3 or Blackgold spars, DEM Racing foils, padded toe straps, Olimpic, Toni Tio or North crosscut sail, measurement certificate. Price quoted is for basic package but superior spec can be provided at additional cost.

Price - call

Bluemagic_2008.pdf




Monsoon Optimist dinghy package
Racing Monsoon Optimist Package
A complete ready to sail racing Optimist that can win a World Championship. This boat includes the Monsoon hull from Zou Intermarine (with padded toe straps, Harken 57 mm Carboratchet mainsheet block, buoyancy bags), Blackgold spars with full rig pack (mast, boom and sprit), top quality sail (choose from proven Olimpic, Toni Tio or North designs), glass sheathed epoxy new rules compliant foils, bailer, praddle, mainsheet and floating painter. Complete with measurement certificate ready to send to the RYA.

Price 1995


Club Monsoon Optimist Package
A package suitable for the novice or club racer. The same top quality hull and fittings but with Optiparts Silver Spars, Optiparts ratchet block, Optiparts Durarace sail and GRP Optiparts foils. All other equipment as above.

Price 1545


Training Monsoon Optimist Package
A package suitable for the beginner with the same top quality hull and fittings as the Racing and Club packages. Supplied with Optiparts Upgraded School Spars, Optiparts Club sail and Wood Optiparts foils. All other equipment as above.

Price 1195

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Blue Dragon
The Blue Dragon is a polyethylene training boat. It is unsinkable and virtually indestructible although it weighs only 39 kg. It comes ready to sail with Optiparts School wood foils, School spars, Optiparts School sail, paddle, bailer, blocks and mainsheet. It is ideal for sailing schools and clubs. It can be used for rowing by simply placing an optional bench and paddles.

Price: 1,395

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Ziegelmayer Optimist Championship Package
Ziegelmayer hull, Fredericksen or Harken Blocks, Optimax Mk 3 or Blackgold spars, DEM Racing foils, padded toe straps, Olimpic, Toni Tio or North crosscut sail, measurement certificate.

Price - call