Charter Information

These companies will be providing charter boats at the 2010 Optimist Dinghy Nationals:


Dinghy Locker @ Landfall Dinghy Locker @Landfall For charter information see Dinghy Locker Charter website.
McLaughlin The Only Optimist built in the USA McLaughlin For charter information see the McLaughlin charter website.
Sturgis Boat Works Sturgis Boat Works For charter information see the Sturgis Boat Works website.


Recreation Rentals, Gloucester Point, VA Small powerboat rentals including three 17 ft Carolina Skiffs, one 16 ft Carolina Skiff, and one 16 ft Palm Beach Center Console, powered by Yamaha or Honda outboards from 30 to 50 HP. Boats rent for $150 per day, plus fuel, or $500 per week (full 9 days 7/16-7/24 available for $750). Owner will move boats from Gloucester Point, Virginia, to the Opti Nationals Regatta Site and park them on trailers for pick-up and launch by user. Deposit of $200 payable now to reserve boat, with remaining balance due June 15, 2010. Deposit and rental will be forfeited if balance due is not received by June 15, 2010, and boat may be rented to another user. Call 1-804-642-1888, or write Charles Bush, 102 Benjamin Court, Seaford, VA 23696.

Commercial Charters

There are a number of commercial boats available to charter as spectator boats or for local fishing trips. Click here for a list.