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Tips & Tuning


Below you will find some links and articles that are worth the attention of the Optimist sailor or parent.  All of the articles are freely available and we endeavour to always credit the original site and author, if the details are not correct please contact us and we will correct them.

Many thanks to the originators of this work for sharing their knowledge with us.

Optimist Boat Handling  These simple videos from the RYA Champion Club site are a great resource for both adult and any young sailor on how to correctly approach each boat manouvre.

Optimist Manual From Pinnell & Bax a great manual to help prepare and rig an Optimist.

Optimist Tuning Guide From Pinnell & Bax

Optimist Tuning Guide From North Sails One Design

 

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Ossian, Michael B, and Brendan for our winter Training Sessions, Ruth for all the back copies of GP Mailsail, Nancy, Niall & Gerry B for helping with interviewing candidates for Instructor Positions, All members who volunteered for Working Groups.   This list will be updated regularly

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