McLaughlin Event Advanced Racer

SKU: Opti_EventAdvRacer
Event Optis have been chartered at several high-profile West Coast events and are now available for purchase. They feature McLaughlin's renowned World Championship Hull and are complete with an epoxy racing blade set, rigging, and a brand new sail. Event boats are a great way to step into a race-ready Optimist at an excellent price.

New Boat vs. Event Boat

  • 2015 Advanced Racer New Boat, $3,685 + Inbound shipping to WCS, $350 = $4,127

  • 2014 Advanced Racer Event Boat, $3,290 + FREE Inbound Shipping to WCS = $3,290

  • Savings of over $800 with purchase of Event Boat



The Optimist is the most popular youth racing boat in the world and it is used for training and race teams on every continent. The Advanced Racer has all of the features that serious sailors expect, with the support of North America’s premier optimist builder. Starting with the proven World Champion hull, the Advanced Racer includes top level epoxy foils, BlackGold spar set, an Optiparts durarace sail.

All Advanced Racers Include:

  • BlackGold Spar Set
  • Epoxy racing blade set
  • Optiparts Durarace Sail
  • Dual red and green bailers
  • Ball bearing HARKEN blocks including the "Carbo Ratchet" main sheet block
  • Floating lightweight mainsheet
  • Floating, high-vis bowline & bow loop
  • 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
  • Daggerboard protection kit
  • Non-skid surfacing in cockpit
  • Owners manual and rigging guide
  • IYRU plaque and USODA measurement book

Buying Your Next Boat From West Coast Sailing
We proudly represent 8 of the best manufacturers of small sailboats in the world. Our boat selection is second to none, with approximately 80 small sailboats in stock at any time. Our staff of dinghy sailors works hard day in and day out to provide the best service and support you’ll find anywhere in the business. Here are a few reasons why sailors choose to work with us:

  • Service – Your 100% satisfaction is our goal and we’ll work hard to meet your expectations.
  • Selection – 40+ models of sailboats available from 8 of the best manufacturers.
  • Experience – Nearly 10 years of working with sailors across North America.
  • Logistics Capabilities – Dedicated shipments, LTL, and more at affordable rates.
  • Knowledgeable Staff – Dinghy sailors on hand to answer all of your questions.
  • Apparel and Accessories – Full selection of the best gear for the dinghy sailor.
  • Rigging Assistance – Stop by, give us a call, or send an email for all the help you need.
  • Long Term Support – We’re here for the long term and hope to serve you for years to come.

Reach out to our team anytime at or (888) 884-5536.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Specifications No
SKU Opti_EventAdvRacer
Condition New
Manufacturer McLaughlin


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