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Showing posts from November, 2020

The Post-Opti Life: 29er Sailing And Skiff Culture

 A New Series To Connect Sailors To What's Out There We tried something different with this one as we constantly get questions about what comes after the Opti. Part of what we want to do at Opti TV is to connect the class with the next steps, so naturally we went to take a look at the 29er class from the viewpoint of what kind of sailor wants to compete in 29ers. The 29er is a deceptively simple boat that requires agility and strength, and a mindset of sharing and growth. As a pre-olympic boat it's not for the faint of heart. We went over to the US Sailing Center in Miami to meet up with 2Niner Head Coach Phil Muller for day 1 of racing in the 2nd event of the Skiff Generation Grand Prix, a really great event that he has put together with US Sailing and the 49er class. It was a great day of racing, albeit light and notably it had several of the US Sailing Team members racing on 49ers and the 49erFX. We'll let you read the recap here: SGGP Event 2 Recap because we were more

OPTI TV And McLaughlin Team Up For Another Special

Save On Your Opti Christmas Shopping Hey Opti TV viewers, for this christmas we're partnering up yet again with McLaughlin Boat Works for another special deal - if you're looking to get your Opti sailor something nice this Christmas, or need some replacement parts/clothing/etc - we'd like to give you a nice christmas thank you with 15% off purchases at the McLaughlin webstore until Dec 31st, 2020 (excludes charters and boat purchases).

OPTI TV Presents: Martin Borrallo, Head Optimist Coach Southern YC

 We Talk Optis, Sport, And Soccer Get to know Head Opti Coach of Southern YC Martin Borrallo in our latest installment of OPTI TV Presents. Martin is an accomplished coach hailing from Uruguay and stopped by to chat about the upcoming US Opti Midwinters and the state of Opti sailing in 2020. Thanks for watching!