The Winner's Guide to Optimist Sailing - By Gary Jobson
An instructional manual for the international optimist dinghy class. It provides advice on equipment, lines, and useful knots; basic sailing tips, including where to sit, how to launch and land, tacking, jibing, and rules of the road; and weather awareness.
The International Optimist is the largest youth training class in the world. Its popularity continues to grow through community sailing programs and camps. To date, there are over 400,000 boats registered throughout the world. "Optis" are used exclusively by sailors under the age of 16 and they are sailed in more than 95 countries. First published in 1997 by Simon & Schuster.
By Gary Jobson
No. Of Pages 176
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H229xW178xS10