…well, just because IT’S FUN!

 

Formerly known as the O’Pen Bic, this boat is long on great times…and short on the time it takes to rig. It’s so easy, we challenged sailors at the Pewaukee Lake Sailing School near Harken to see how long it took to get rigged up and ready to sail. We were amazed at just how fast these sailors moved!

RECOMMENDED

Regatta, Video

Monaco International Optimist Team Race

Some of the best optimist racing teams in the world just wrapped up the Monaco International Optimist Team

Invaluable Advice, Video

Advice for making a living in sailing

Even if you’re not an America’s Cup level tactician or grinder, there is a career path possible for

Video

Pep Costa Vlog — Part Three

Three months ago, Pep Costa left La Rochelle, France and begun his journey on the Mini-Transat. We interviewed

Video

What Makes A Good Boat Cover?

Take a walk through Harken Canvas with Mary Morgan, Canvas Products Manager, to learn what makes a boat


What exactly is a Blockhead? If you are totally obsessed with how to rig and sail your boat, you might already be one! Join the community of Blockheads to learn more about the sport, engage with others and share sailing experiences. This site serves as the hub for Blockheads globally, where you can discover how to join, media, tips and tricks, contests, and events. This program is all about YOU and we want to hear from everyone! Not seeing something? Your feedback is crucial, feel free to shoot us a comment or message.