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Optimist R1 Radial Mainsail

Sailor's weight below 36 kg

Designed by the North Sails dingy experts in Japan, the R Series delivers unparalleled pointing and acceleration capabilities throughout a wide range of conditions. A radial sail is more "rigid" than a conventional cross cut sail. The sail holds its shape and responds more sensitively to trimming and tuning changes. This is the perfect Optimist sail for racers looking to...

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Optimist R2 Radial Mainsail

Sailor's weight 33-41 kg

The R2 powered the winner of the 2018 and 2017 Worlds Girls Division! Designed by the North Sails dingy experts in Japan, the R Series delivers unparalleled pointing and acceleration capabilities throughout a wide range of conditions. A radial sail is more "rigid" than a conventional cross cut sail. The sail holds its shape and responds more sensitively to trimming and...

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Optimist R4 Radial Mainsail

Sailor's weight 38-46 kg

Designed by the North Sails dingy experts in Japan, the R Series delivers unparalleled pointing and acceleration capabilities throughout a wide range of conditions. A radial sail is more "rigid" than a conventional cross cut sail. The sail holds its shape and responds more sensitively to trimming and tuning changes. This is the perfect Optimist sail for racers looking to...

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Optimist R5 Radial Mainsail

Sailor's weight above 45 kg

Designed by the North Sails dingy experts in Japan, the R Series delivers unparalleled pointing and acceleration capabilities throughout a wide range of conditions. A radial sail is more "rigid" than a conventional cross cut sail. The sail holds its shape and responds more sensitively to trimming and tuning changes. This is the perfect Optimist sail for racers looking to...

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Optimist MZX4 X-Cut Mainsail

Sailor's weight below 43kg

The MZX4 powered the winner of the 2017 New Zealand Nationals! The North Sails Optimist Crosscut design has a very forgiving shape so the sailor can focus on racing. The powerful upper section gives it the most "punch" of any Optimist sail on the market and as the breeze increases it is easy to de-power. This is a fast sail...

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Optimist MZX5 X-Cut Mainsail

Sailor's weight above 40kg

This Optimist crosscut design has a very forgiving shape so the sailor can focus on racing. The powerful upper section gives it the most "punch" of any Optimist sail on the market and as the breeze increases it is easy to de-power. This is a fast sail in all conditions. The MZX5 is designed for sailors who weigh more than...

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Optimist CrossOver Mainsail

Entry Level Designs

The Crossover is designed for entry level sailors who want to be competitive but need a more forgiving sail. The Crossover+ will be best for sailors who weigh more than 38 kg.

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Giulio Desiderato

Carasco, Italy
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Herlev, Danmark
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Carasco, Italy
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San Diego, California
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Kei Takakuwa

Yokohama, Japan
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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
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Torkel Borgstrom

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Barcelona, Spain
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Derek Scott

Auckland, New Zealand – Sales Office
Auckland, New Zealand – Sail Loft
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