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29ER

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The 29er was developed, as there was a need for a suitable high performance training boat. It took two years form concept to reality and now it is described as a fast ‘fun’ boat that is major class on the international circuit.

Another boat from the Bethwaite stable it is essentially a smaller 49er and is used a step up boat to the Olympic 49er. The 29er is sailed in all states and Australians feature prominently in the top ten race teams in the world.
29er Class Specifications

Length overall

4.45m

Waterline length

4.25m

Mast height

6.25m

Beam

1.77m

Weight (rigged)

85kg

Sail area main/jib

12.5 sq m

Spinnaker

15 sq m

Designer

Julian Bethwaite

Builder

Starboard Products Pty Ltd

1999

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