CANCELLED! Cape Classic Series – Hermanus 2021

It is with regret that Hermanus Yacht Club have announced that due to the current adjusted level 3 lockdown regulations, they will not be hosting their Classic Regatta next month. We hope to see you all at Zeekoevlei Yacht Club early next season!

SA Optimist Handbook 2021

Welcome to the best junior sailing class in the world.

This booklet is intended to provide a guide to the Optimist class in South Africa for parents who have had little previous contact with the class.

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Foil set with tiller, pintles and foil bag for sale

Almost new set of Optiparts rudder and daggerboard, no dings or nicks, with Optiparts pintles and tiller, only used for WC Champs, Theewaters regatta and Saldanha Training in December 2020. Price new around R 9500 at Optiparts excluding the foil bag. My price R 5000

Lars Kessel

2021 Optimist Class Rules are Published

The 2021 International Optimist Class Rules are now published.  They come into effect January 1, 2021.

There were three class rule amendments from 2020 that were approved at the 2020 AGM and have now been approved by World Sailing.  The class rule amendments are indicated in red type. 

To view and download the Class Rules, go here