Optimist

Optimist Dolly Innovation by Dynamic

Optimist Dolly Innovation by Dynamic

New from Dynamic Dollies! Dynamic Optimist Dolly – $350 The age-old dilemma: For parents and young owners of an Optimist dinghy the dilemma has always been that dollies are the perfect way to move the boat around, but after sitting out in the open for several days the Opti becomes an algae filled bucket for rain water. […]

February 15, 2015 Dynamic Dollies, Optimist
Optimist Vapor: Made in Rhode Island, USA

Optimist Vapor: Made in Rhode Island, USA

The VAPOR – Why is it different from all the rest? The Vapor Optimist is built in Rhode Island, USA alongside the Laser, Sunfish and 420, among several other siblings. The expertise in our factory is unparalleled in the sport of sailing. As we began to see the docks crowd with […]

March 20, 2014 Optimist
The Optimist Dinghy – sailed by kids since 1947

The Optimist Dinghy – sailed by kids since 1947

LaserPerformance is one of 31 builders around the globe that produce the IOD (International Optimist Dinghy). The LaserPerformance version is called the Optimist Vapor and is made for first-time-on-the-water sailors all the way to the very highest levels of international competition. An idependent review of the boat can be found […]

May 10, 2013 Optimist, Sailing News
Around Bermuda in an Optimist – Accomplished

Around Bermuda in an Optimist – Accomplished

March 15, 2013 A 25-year old Welshman and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club (RBYC) Sailing Academy Director, has gone where no local sailor has gone before – around the Island in an Optimist dinghy. He achieved the unprecedented feat in an elapsed time of nine hours, 28 minutes and 48 […]

March 16, 2013 Optimist