Everything you need to get sailing' at the
entry level ...and at an outstanding value! The simplicity and utility
of the Club Racer makes it the best selling Optimist among programs as
well as individuals in the USA for over 15 years. Easily upgradeable
as your sailor(s) progress.
The Standard of the US Optimist Class!
Easy and FUN to sail! the McLaughlin Club Racer was designed to maximize the FUN FACTOR
for first time and beginning sailors while minimizing expense. This is
the perfect combo for a timid seven year old as well as your young
"Olympic aspiring" adventurer. No other package will get your sailor on
the water quicker and in command of their very own boat.
The clear favorite of yacht clubs and learn-to-sail programs, the Mclaughlin Club Racer is chosen for its durability and McLAUGHLIN's SERVICE and SUPPORT. An outstanding value!The Club Racer includes:
· McLaughlin "WORLD CHAMPION" HULL - The Club Racer comes with a time-tested hull that has won the US Nationals and the WORLDS. It's
fast out of the box and ready to accept advanced racing equipment as
your sailor's skills grow. The Club Racer has a high resale value and
appeals to the largest number of club members after your sailor moves
on. That's why there are more McLaughlin Club Racers sold in the US than
any other Optimist!
· Optiparts UPGRADED Club Spars (EX1051S)
- This spar set was specially designed to eliminate loose parts and
complexity of rigging. It is the ideal for beginner sailors. The spars
(mast, boom and sprit) are made of anodized 6000 series aluminum. The
cleats are clam cleats for greater holding power while not cutting
control lines, 2:1 sprit adjustment with Harken ball bearing block is
standard and the end fittings are the strongest and most durable on the
market. Guide to Spar
· Optiparts "Upgraded" (Class legal) Club Sail (EX1059)
- We could offer a cheap Club Sail to save some money, but we added
long lasting cloth, a vision window, class insignia and class royalty
fees button (so you won't have to!). This is the most durable sail
available, easy to adjust, but with a fast shape. The set includes: Sail
ties, battens and a spar bag large enough to store and protect the
spars with the sail still attached. Guide to Sails.
· Optiparts "New Rule" Blades (EX11155T) -
These blades are built of clear epoxy and fiberglass over foam to the
latest class specifications. They are the same design as those required
at the World Championships. Included is a maintenance free aluminum
tiller and extension. (They float for safety). Guide to Blades .
· What else is included: Your Club Racer comes completely rigged with floating, high-vis bowline & bow loop; bailer & lanyard; ball bearing HARKEN
kit including "Carbo Ratchet" block; floating lightweight mainsheet, 3
EZ-fill heavy duty airbags and straps, adjustable black wide-padded
hiking straps; delrin mast collar w/ mast safety tie-in; stainless steel
adjustable mast step; daggerboard adjustment system w/ handle; non-skid
surfacing in cockpit; owners manual and rigging guide; IYRU plaque and
USODA measurement book.
All you need to add to your McLaughlin Club Racer is 1 or 2 kids in lifejackets!
Some accessory items you may wish to consider: Deluxe Blade Bag EX1119, Bow Bumper EX1065 and Dolly EX1076
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