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.

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