Some of the best optimist racing teams in the world just wrapped up the Monaco International Optimist Team Race. In this format, a team of four boats races against another team of four. The team with the lowest score wins the match. Team Racing is all about teamwork.

And you can be sure these top Opti sailors all maintain their boats to the highest of standards.

RECOMMENDED

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

Video

Watch Solo Sailor Pep Costa’s Mini Transat Vlog

A few weeks ago, we introduced you to Pep Costa, a 20-year-old singlehanded offshore racer who raced in


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.