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Optimist Handbook by RYA

Optimist Handbook by RYA RYA Optimist Handbook
By: Alan Williams
271 Pages

The Optimist has become one of the best known and biggest classes of sailboats in the world with over 150,000 are registered and sailed in more than 110 countries. This book aims to unlock many of the go-fast secrets of the boat and bring any reader to the next level.

Chapters include choosing and setting up the boat and rig; basic and advanced sailing; mark rounding, and clothing. Lots of highly informative top tips also from well known sailors and coaches. The author has worked as an Optimist coach at both national and international level.

This book is packed with photographs and illustrations to reinforce topics and is written is a manner that is easy to understand for any youngster (while still passing on tons of useful knowledge). A must have resource for any Opti sailor!

RYA002 RYA Optimist Handbook Price: $44.95



Windesign Watches

Windesign  Watches

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Multifunction 100m water resistant regatta watch with coundown timer. Easy to read display with large seconds. •Stainless steel caseback • Dual time display • countdown timer • Day, date, hour, minute, second display • 12/24-hour format • daily alarms • Electro Luminescent backlight

Grey Racing model includes Start Timer and Synch Feature

EX3015 WinDesign Blue Regatta Watch Price: $40.55 EX3018 Windesign Grey Racing Watch Price: $65.50



Digital Regatta Timer

Digital Regatta Timer Large display water resistant digital regatta timer. This starting timer has huge 30 mm digits and a synchronize function in case you missed a signal. Beeps during the last minute every 10 seconds and during the last 10 seconds every second. Sound is on/off switchable. Quick set/reset. Strong casing with velcro fixing. Replaceable AAA battery. 90 x 76 x 23 mm. Auto shut-off.




Regatta Timer Mounting Bracket

Regatta Timer Mounting Bracket Timer mounting bracket. This is a universal timer bracket. You can now secure the timer anywhere and on any boat you want. Screw the bracket to a flat surface or fix it on a mast or boom with the provided back to back velcro strap.




Advanced Optimist Boat Speed - DVD

Advanced Optimist Boat Speed - DVD Advanced Optimist Boat Speed - DVD

Set up for optimum speed in all conditions by sailors of differing size. Max boat speed is demonstrated by top sailors on all legs of the course. Having boat speed is the only way to race competitively. The first Optisailors DVD was such a worldwide success that Alejandro Sole and Gonzalo Pollitzer's new BOAT SPEED DVD is sure to help you sail faster. Ale and Gonzalo are both International Optimist coaches and Ex Optimist champions (European, South American, and World Champions.)




Optisailors.com Advanced Boat Handling DVD

Optisailors.com Advanced Boat Handling DVD Optisailors.com Advanced Boat Handling DVD

World class coaches Alejandro Sole and Bocha Pollitzer have a super way of communicating that grabs the sailors' attention and makes top level techniques understandable. A unique "on-board" camera and remote camera are put to good use filming some of the hottest Opti sailors in the world. Tacks, jibes, 720's, double tacks, mark roundings, and on-the-water sprit-vang adjustments are all covered in different conditions.

Videos and CD's are not returnable




Optimist Racing, Second Edition

Optimist Racing, Second Edition Optimist Racing - Second Edition
Phil Slater
96 Pages

Endorsed by the Optimist Association and used as a text book by most Optimist coaches. This second edition is fully updated with all the latest rigging and sailing techniques. Perfect for a younger audience that is not quite as comprehensive but is also well written and with substantial information.




The Winners Guide to Optimist Sailing

The Winners Guide to Optimist Sailing The Winners Guide to Optimist Sailing
By: Jobson and Kehoe
176 Pages

An essential manual for parents, coaches and sailors ages 8 - 15 learning how to sail, race and win in the Optimist. Fundamentals to winning tactics. 100 black and white photos and drawings. Special advice sections for parents and coaches. Reading level for ages 9 - 12.




Opti Keychains

Opti Keychains Flexible rubber key chains in your choice of three vibrant colors; Blue, Green, or Red. Show your class spirit with these 8cm high key chains.

EX1475 Opti Key Ring - Blue Price: $5.45 EX1476 Opti Key Ring - Green Price: $5.45
EX1477 Opti Key Ring - Red Price: $5.45



Optiparts Belt

Optiparts Belt This belt from Optiparts is made in a universal size with a metal buckle. It can be cut to length if necessary.

EX2585 Optiparts Logo Belt Price: $7.00



Optiparts Hat

Optiparts Hat Show your Opti pride with a Tan Optiparts hat. This six panel hat has an Optiparts logo in two colors.

EX2580 Optiparts Embroidered Hat Price: $6.25



Gear Bag by Optiparts

Gear Bag by Optiparts Optiparts Gear Bag

This gear bag is especially designed for the dinghy sailor. Once you have one you will never travel without it. It is the perfect bag for travel or just hauling clothes and gear back and forth to the club. I use mine as a tennis bag. One end panel and the top are made of nautical carbon fiber and Kevlar sailcloth.

The combination of high-tech sailcloth and waterproof blue/gray polyester panels gives this bag its attractive appearance. Its five sections include two large wet and dry expandable compartments with heavy-duty no rust zippers. The wet compartment folds away when not in use. There are two-zipped 4-inch full end pockets, one with netting for wet items, and the other with PX10 sailcloth. A third smaller pocket has a Velcro closure and is the place for securing your tickets or passport.

The bag has a detachable, adjustable strap in addition to two permanent nylon cloth handles that Velcro together. One of the side panels has a clear nametag pocket for your identification. Size 70 x 35 x 30 cm.

EX2570 Optiparts Gear Bag Price: $78.75



Opti Model

Opti Model Optimist Model
15:1 Scale
Hull: 16cm long

Tired of giving away the same boring trophy? Give something that will bring back good memories for years to come, with this 15:1 scaled model. Simple and inexpensive. Comes with everything you would find in your real sized model; spars, sail, foils and three airbags. Makes a great gift too!

Comes with a wooden stand to keep it standing.

EX1471 Optimist Model Price: $26.75



Opti Model w/ Case

Opti Model w/ Case Optimist model, scale 1 : 10. Made with great detail. Polyester hull with Aluminum spars, metal fittings, wooden rudder and daggerboard and preshaped sail. Displayed in acrylic box.

EX1470 Optimist Model 1:10 Scale Price: $332.70



Opti Model

Opti Model Authentically scaled Opti model with a dacron sail, standing and running rigging, ID plaque, wall-mount brackets, assembly instructions and a poster for framing.

CLOPTI Optimist Model Price: $44.95



Trophy Optimist Sail

Trophy Optimist Sail Made of real Dacron, with window, sail battens and class logo. Reinforced corners with grommets. 18-1/2” high.

EX1472 Opti Trophy Sail Price: $21.00

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