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Old 11-12-2007
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USA Optimist you know?

Helo,

my dad sayed I can have a new Optimist in next year, but I want Sebastien Zieglemeyer or Fascenda Optimist.

But my dad says Optimist from USA are good, but I don't know the USA Otimist.

my dad sayed Optimist from America is not much maney and USA maney is not expenseeve so he buy in America.

And my dad sayed to look in google, but I saw these.

http://www.optimistusa.com/winner/home.htm

http://www.optistuff.com/info/boats-proracer.html

do you sail these optimists? do you nouw more Optimistas from Amreica for Class A?
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Fred,

I think that this is what caught your dad's attention:

"The Optisailors PRO Racer includes:

· Your choice of top-level Racing Spars – Although the Blackgold EX975 spar set is consider the best worldwide. We do off others, which sport their own unusual features. Giulietti Blacktop, light mast and the Optimax MK3 spar set. Guide to Spars."
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Tell your Dad to talk with Bob Adams of Vanguard, the company that builds Optimist sailboats very close to my home. Mr. Adams is a professional sailor and has a son who is also an Optimist champion, just like you are.

Here is the Team Vanguard website.
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no, may dad is not here, he went on the boat for sailing for race, but he dosn't talk here. I call later, but he sayed shut up, not now.

he sayed the man washed boat now and water go in. you talk to dad, not me
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Well done Fred, did you have to twist your dads arm much.
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Tell your Dad to talk with Bob Adams of Vanguard, the company that builds Optimist sailboats very close to my home. Mr. Adams is a professional sailor and has a son who is also an Optimist champion, just like you are.

Here is the Team Vanguard website.
http://www.teamvanguard.com/2007/boa...st/default.htm

and i thank you, I don't now Vanguard but now I look and I show dad when he comes. OK? Your friend sails Optimist? he is happy with vangurad Optimist?

Thank you I now look at your boat. wait here , ok?
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All the young sailors who have Optimists in this part of the country, buy them from Vanguard. In fact, Vanguard builds all Optimists here and sells them to other companies to sell. It is better to buy directly from the builder - they can customize the boat any way you like.

Mr. Bob Adam is the man who sells Optis for Vanguard. I thought his son was a Optimist champ, but I meant someone else - sorry. Here's a website that explains some local regattas with Optis, the NorthSails One Designs

I know this boy's dad (his picture is below). He has won many regattas and sails a Vanguard Opti:

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and I like vanguard too.

Thank you. I show my dad later. Do you send my dad phone of Vanguard man? please?
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Tell Your dad you want the men Who built his boat to build you an opti
Out of carbon fiber you will not take anything less.
It will be a good joke.
Our Club has a bunch of vanguard boats, optis, laser's, 420's, They build good boats. I want a rs feva :O
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no, may dad is not here, he went on the boat for sailing for race, but he dosn't talk here. I call later, but he sayed shut up, not now.

he sayed the man washed boat now and water go in. you talk to dad, not me
Fred, if the guy who washes the boat put 50 litres of water into Giulietta's bilges, tell your father he can just put his angry head into the water and it will turn into steam. Your new English word for today is "evaporation": evaporação

Don't take it personally...you know how your father is about the boat!

He is right about the U.S. money now, though: even with the expense of shipping an Optimist to Portugal, it is likely to be less expensive to buy it in the U.S., maybe enough to get better sails cut in Portugal.
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