Coaches Corner

How To Tie Knots

When rigging your Optimist it’s important to know how to tie a knot.
Most common used knots on an Optimist and other dinghies are the bowline, figure-eight and reef knot.

You also need to know these knots when setting up your Optiparts Standard Optimist Rig.

> Watch How To Tie Knots video here

Optimist Sail Rigging

EBYC Optimist Rigging

Tuning Guides

The Best Opti Tuning Guide Out There?
From Coco Coaching

Mast Rake

The Quickest Way To Check Your Opti’s Mast Rake
From Coco Coaching

Go Fast Techniques

YouTube videos from Amplified Sailing (24-year-old Kiwi, Sailing Coach & Content Creator). 

How to Bail and Sail Upwind

How to Lee Bow Boats

How to Roll Tack in Light Conditions

How to Go Fast Upwind in Medium Conditions

How to Tack in Medium Conditions

How to Tack in Heavy Conditions

How to Double Tack

Starting Tutorials