Win More with North Optimist Sails

From learn-to-sail to training to intense racing, the Optimist offers great opportunity to young sailors. At North Sails, we love supporting Optimist sailors of every size and skill level. With multiple designs to choose from, you’ll find the perfect Optimist mainsail to fit your sailing style and goals. Expect more with North.

Optimist NEWS

Power your new North Sails Optimist V-Series mainsail for speed following the recommendations on this quick tuning guide. Sail Ties Top 2 mm Middle 2 mm Bottom 2 mm *… Read More

After nearly two years of development, testing, re-designing and more testing, North Sails is proud to launch the all-new V-Series Optimist sail. We have streamlined our range to three sail… Read More

In this webinar, North Sails experts Zeke Horowitz and Brian Hayes explain and demonstrate basic rules according to the US Sailing „Racing Rules of Sailing“. Using a whiteboard, Zeke re-creates… Read More

Making a name for himself in the fiercely competitive Optimist fleet is 14-year-old British sailor Santiago Sesto-Cosby. Having sailed the Optimist for an astounding 10 years, we were eager to… Read More

North Sails experts Kicker Schäfer and Miklas Meyer talk all things Optimist.  

48 French Optimist sailors took to Kerguelen Beach to race and qualify a spot at the 2020 Cap d’Agde. 13- year old Gabin Baly came out with the win overall… Read More

Optimist Results

2021 Victory
USODA Atlantic Coast Championship
Ashton Perkins
First Place
2021 Victory
Cup International Ete – France
Alexandre Mostini
1, 2
2021 Victory
French Championship – Boys
Anatole Thomas
1, 3, 7, 9, 10
Are you a class champion? We would love to add your name to the #NSVictoryList.

Optimist TUNING GUIDE