FAREAST Optimist

Be first across the finish line!

If you are a young racer fresh out of Prams or a seasoned racer competing in the highest level events, the FAREAST Optimist is the boat for you. Built with the stiffness you need for speed, the quality to last and a price tag you can afford. Thousands of the best Optimist sailors in the world choose FAREAST to take them to the front of the fleet.

Now it’s your turn to do the same. Our Optimists are built stiffer and better to make you faster as long as you own it.

Consistency is key!

To make perfect boats, you’ve got to spend the time and you’ve got to make them all the same. Since it’s start in 2002, FAREAST Boats has become the #1 builder of Optimists in the world, now building 1/3 of all Optimists in the world. It all begins in our new, state of the art, Shanghai based factory. Quality is the primary focus for the experienced boat builders here. From the beginning mold preparation to the finishing coat, everything is done with precision and care to produce a quality product that will perform better and last longer.

Featured Products:

  • Fareast Championship Package: Our top of the line package for the Fareast optimist, this package comes fully equipped for your championship fleet racer!
  • Fareast Regatta Package: Not ready for the top of the line package? That’s ok, this is perfect for the sailor who’s just graduated green fleet!
  • Fareast Club Package: New to sailing? This a perfect boat to learn the basics and eventually race in.