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

Der Optimist ist und bleibt die größte Jüngstenklasse weltweit. Generationen von Kindern und Jugendlichen haben im Opti erst das Segeln und später das Regattasegeln kennen und lieben gelernt. Trotz seines… Read More

North is a unique sailmaker, built on a champion spirit. We make history by looking ahead and that’s what sets us apart from other sailmakers. We’re proud to introduce Loft… Read More

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

Optimist Results

2022 Victory
Coupe Internationale de Printemps CIP
Anatole Thomas
1, 2, 3, 4, 5
2021 Victory
USODA Atlantic Coast Championship
Ashton Perkins
First Place
2021 Victory
Cup International Ete – France
Alexandre Mostini
1, 2
Are you a class champion? We would love to add your name to the #NSVictoryList.

Optimist TUNING GUIDE

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