Zim Club Optimist Dinghy

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Zim Club Optimist Dinghy

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An affordable and high quality entry level Optimist for beginners, yacht clubs and other learn to sail programs.
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Zim Club Optimist

The Zim Club is an affordable and high quality entry level Optimist for beginners, yacht clubs, and other learn to sail programs. Contact us to find out about our fleet builder program and we can get your club a new fleet at the lowest cost. The Club Opti comes with Opti Silver spars and includes a North club sail.


IODA approved and measured hull; white gelcoat with grey non-skid
Biaxial cloth hull promotes optimum strength characteristics
Hull bonded with superior structural adhesive to ensure stiffness
Epoxy foils
Durable line package
Polyurethane coated airbags
Upgraded club spar set with sail measurement bands and vang/halyard clam cleats
High quality North training sail
Harken mainsheet system
Quick release snap shackle on mainsheet pennant
Extensive attention to finish detail
CODA sail number.

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* Price: FOB Halifax, NS
Ships in Cardboard Box 93" x 48" x 16" - Approximately 140 pounds. Freight Class 300.

(Zim and The Binnacle understand the financial challenges of fleet building and have a fleet development program to help provide the boats you need. Zim offer a club version of the Optimist, Club 420, Collegiate 420 and Collegiate Flying Junior for yacht clubs, high schools, college teams and community sailing programs.

We also offer all the spare parts you need for your existing boats. Be sure to contact us for your institutional pricing.)

Welcome to Zim Sailing

Zim provides high quality products at an exceptional value to the small boat sailing market. Zim is based in Warren, Rhode Island and provides one-design sailboats, accessories, and services to the North American market. The owners of the company are lifelong sailing enthusiasts from Europe, Asia, and North America with boat building experience spanning over 40 years. The Zim philosophy is simple: provide the highest quality products to the small sail boat market at the best value for the end user.

Zim is actively engaged in grass root youth development of yacht club junior sailing programs, community sailing programs, high school & collegiate sailing programs, and regatta participation to support and drive growth in youth sailing.

Zim's boats

Production facilities in Asia allows Zim to spend more time and care in the production of each boat, ensuring the finest details are polished and built to the highest standard possible. This exceptional attention to detail using the finest materials available results in an extremely high quality product at a more favorable price to the consumer.

  • Our factories have been building boats for over 20 years.
  • Our management team are all sailors and know what is important to the end user in terms of product performance, reliability, and value for the money.
  • The equipment supplied with Club 420, Opti, and Club FJ's come from the most respected brands in the industry; North Sails, Optiparts, Harken, Ronstan

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Q. Do you offer Free Shipping?
A. We have free ground shipping via UPS or Canada Post within Canada on most orders of $99 or more (pre-tax).

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A. Some items are exempt from this offer and are indicated on the product page. Exempt items are usually bulky or heavy items such as buoys. Over 98% of the items on Binnacle.com qualify for the free shipping offer.
To see what your shipping charge (if any) will be you can add the item(s) and quantities to the shopping cart and you will see a shipping cost calculator

Q. Where do you ship from?
A. We ship from Halifax, NS

Q. What is the delivery time?
A.  NS, NB, PE: 1 - 2 business days,
      ON, QC, NL: 2- 4 business days
      MB, SK, AB: 4-5 business days
      BC: 5-7 business days
When your order ships you will be emailed a tracking number which will give you the scheduled delivery date

Q. Do you offer Express Shipping?
A. Yes we can ship your order express. Please send an email and we will provide you with a quote (info@binnacle.com)

Q. Do you require a signature on delivery?
A. We sometimes add a signature requirement especially if it is a high value package

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Very Remote areas are exempt from Free Shipping offer. These are typically remote northern areas. Nunavut as well as many parts of the Yukon and NWT are exempt from free shipping

This item has a shipping surcharge of CAD$750.00 for each unit.
This amount will be added to the shipping charges listed above.
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Guarantee You may return your purchase to us (with a return authorization number - use this form) within 30 days and we will refund the purchase price of the product. Items which are cut to order (rope, wire etc), software, chart cards and printed materials (paper charts, books) are not returnable.

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