How much is a new laser sailboat?

How much is a new laser sailboat?

A new Laser will cost about $5,500. A used Laser in good condition will usually cost between $1,500 and $3,500. A new Wayfarer will cost about $15,000.

How much is a laser sail boat?

The Laser – Now at the unheard of price of $4,995! The Laser is a challenging boat that rewards athleticism, subtle steering and trimming techniques, as well as the tactical excellence of the sailor. The Laser is raced by young and old alike from the Club level all the way to the Olympics.

What is the difference between a Laser and a Laser Radial?

The only difference between the two is the size of the sail and lower section of the mast, ensuring competitive racing in identical boats. The Laser Radial has a shorter, bendier lower mast and 5.8 m2 of sail area – about 19% less than the Laser.

Are Lasers hard to sail?

Lasers are hard, physical boats to sail. Originally designed as a fun ‘beach boat’ the rudder is too small and the original controls are frankly inadequate. In a Laser race, you have to get the hull around the course better than the rest.

Who manufactures laser boats?

The Laser is manufactured by LaserPerformance, based in Newport, RI. Other popular boats in the range include the iconic Sunfish, Club 420 , FJ, Vago, Bahia and Pico sailboats. West Coast Sailing has been a leading LaserPerformance dealer since 2005.

What are the dimensions of a Laser sailboat?

As a one-design class of sailboat, all Lasers are built to the same specifications. The hull is 4.2 metres (13 ft 9½ in) long, with a waterline length of 3.81 m (12.5 ft). The hull weight is 56.7 kg (130 lb), which makes the boat light enough to lift onto a car-top rack.

What is Laser sailing?

Laser sailing is a popular water sport that uses the Laser dinghy. Although the design of the boat is straightforward, Laser sailors and racers face a unique set of challenges that require special physical skills.

What is Laser Radial sail?

The Laser Radial is a popular one-design class of small sailing dinghy, originally built by Laser Performance. It is a singlehanded boat, meaning that it is sailed by one person. The Laser Radial is a variant of the Laser Standard, with shorter mast and reduced sail area, allowing light sailors to sail in heavy winds.

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