PACER

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MELGES 32
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OK DINGHY
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PACER

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The Pacer is an easy to handle dinghy for two. It is the ideal performance family yacht. The Pacer has a lightweight hull, is capable of high planing speed. The wide beam and appropriate amount of sail makes this class a safe and stable. The Pacer is the choice for dinghy team racing, schools racing and many clubs have them as training boats. Pacers are still being built new however the older boats out of wood or fibreglass remain competitive which has aided the re sale value of the boats. Ideal for sailing by a parent and child or two children or couples this flexibility has led to the popularity of the wonderful boat.

Pacer Class Specifications

Length 3.8 metres

Beam 1.5 metres

Mast 5.7 metres

Weight 62.5 kilograms

Sail Area 6.965 sq. m.

Jib 1.9 metres sq

Spinnaker 7.4 metres sq.

Crew 2

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