There are lots of Optimist tuning guides available. We’ve put together a collection of the most informative guides from major sailmakers and boat manufacturers.
Optimist Tuning Guides
McLaughlin Boat Works
Many of these tuning guides give dimensions in metric units. Here’s a table of mast rake recommendations from Team Gnarly in both inches and cm to help you out.
|Wind (knots)||Minimum rake (inches)||Maximum rake (inches)||Minimum Rake (cm)||Maximum Rake (cm)|
Other Opti sailmakers include Colie Sails, Doyle Sails, Hyde Sails, and Win Design (Moorhouse-MacCausland).
Other Optimist boat manufacturers include Sturgis Boat Works, Zoum, Zim, FarEast, and Winner.
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