OX61S – Optimax low friction mast sleeve Optimist
This mast sleeve is fitted around the mast at deck level and protects the mast from wearing. Optimist mast sleeve as supplied with Optimax spars.
Mounting the sleeve – you will notice the sleeve is slightly smaller than the mast. To mount the sleeve you should gently warm the sleeve with a hairdryer or paint stripper. You can easily slide the warm sleeve over the mast into position.
OX61C – Optimax low friction deck collar Optimist
The Optimax Optimist deck collar is made of Delrin to create minimal friction between the sleeve and the collar. The oval inner diameter allows the maximum fore/aft and minimum side play and the tapered inner diameter allows the mast to be raked. 4 countersunk mounting holes. Hole size in deck: 57 mm.
A seperate sleeve is available which is fitted around the mast at deck level and protects the mast from wearing.
OX90 – PU nylon coated 48L buoyancy bag Optimist
This Optimist buoyancy bag is made of polyurethane coated nylon and is about half the weight and significantly stronger than buoyancy bags made of PVC or PVC coated nylon.
Optimist buoyancy bag with twist lock tube valve.
Color: grey / blue
Size inflated: 29 cm x 92 cm
Size deflated: 44 cm x 98 cm
Radius: 5 cm
Please note, not to over inflate the Optimist buoyancy bags. When bags are properly filled, they will be soft to the touch. Over inflated bags may burst when heated up by the sun or rising temperatures. Make sure there are no sharp points in your boat that would snag or puncture the buoyancy bags.