Buy New –

SA Based Optimist resellers

Binks Marine – Dealer for Far East Optimists
27 Byre Ave, Somerton Park, SA 5044
8294 6211


The Sailing Shop – Adelaide based online shop – Zou InterMarine Optimists & Optiparts spare parts


Boats can also be purchased from several other companies in Australia with delivery to your door.

Check out some of these links:-

Winner Optimist Australia – Danish built top quality Optimists now available in Australia

NB Sailsports – Dealer for Far East & McLaughlin Optimists – Manufacturer of XSP Optimists –  Ozi Opti’s Online Shop

Buy Secondhand –

Refer to the Used Boats & Equipment page for second-hand gear or check out the other state’s Association websites – see our Links section, below left.

Lease –

IODA-SA has six Optimists available to lease.  Contact the Secretary for a lease application form.

As a boat owner, you can travel to regattas and clinics interstate or overseas with your sail and charter a boat.