Designed for sailors weighing 50-120 lbs., the Optimist Dinghy has become the world standard for introductory junior trainers. Optimist sailors learn the essential steering and sail-trimming skills necessary to continue in the sportof sailing. It’s flat, stable hull provides an non-intimidating introduction to sailing; and, as young sailors progress, they can graduate to the Vanguard 420.
Sail Area: 35 sq. feet
Rigged Weight: 77 lbs