The Optiparts Blackgold Masts 45 mm are the strongest Optimist Masts available on the market! The Blackgold has been chosen as the official charter rig for the 2004 I.O.D.A. World, European, Asian and Oceanian Championships which is easy to see why. The Blackgold Mast features 45 mm diameter, aluminium finish and a Windex wind indicator. These are perfect for any levels of Optimist sailor whether your racing or just casual sailing.
A lot of credit goes to the coaches, trainers and sailors with whom Optiparts developed this ultimate rig for Optimist racing . As a result several outstanding results have been achieved in the past years.
The super stiff Black gold mast 45 mm x 2.2 mm mast is made of the highest grade aluminium available. (7075 T6 Aerospace spec. alloy) and can be used with a choice of booms : The 32 mm Blacklite boom , the 40 mm Blackgold boom and the 55 mm Blackmax boom.
- Heavy duty black hard anodized 7075 T6 Optimist mast
- High delrin heel plug, for less friction and to avoid wear
- Stainless steel hook-in block backing plate - to avoid wear
- Through bolted and insulated vang cleat - to prevent failure
- Aluminium pin stop instead of plastic - to avoid breakage
- Halyard with Harken hook-in block and 25 mm Windesign low friction ring
- Pure Dyneema spliced halyard
- Nylon top pins for wind indicator
- Low friction nylon wind indicator - extra sensitive
- Delrin pin type heel plug - no wear
- Vectran control lines - zero stretch, zero creep - the ultimate
- Sprit adjuster handle
- Colour: Blackgold
- 2 x Nylon Top Pins for wind pennants
- 1 x Low Friction Wind Indicator
- 1 x Halyard with Ball Bearing Blocks
- 1 x 4 mm Vectran Halyard Line
- 1 x Halyard Handle
- 1 x Mast sleeve
- 1 x Optimist Blackgold mast