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McLaughlin Boatworks is the world leader in manufacturing the popular Optimist sailboat, used by countless youth sailors.

McLaughlin Optimists

McLaughlin is one of the leading Optimist builders in the US. Their boats have been sailed by thousands of junior sailors around the country and around the world, earning top podium positions at world championships and national events. Their club, intermediate, and pro boats are trusted and proven. Find your next Opti today at West Coast Sailing.

Backed by 15 Years of Industry Experience

West Coast Sailing was founded in 2005 with one vision: to be the leading resource for products, services, and information in the small sailboat industry. Over the past 15 years we've worked with thousands of sailors around the world, outfitting individual sailors, families, programs, and sailing centers with the right boats. Our team is dedicated as ever to this vision and is here to help you find the perfect boat to enjoy your time on the water. Find out more about our story by clicking here.

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