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Which boat is kind of a mini review of sailboats we have sailed, raced or reviewed over our 30 plus years in the sport. Feel free to leave us your comments and thoughts. Below we have included links to respective class websites. However some of the sites are not as good as others and we bear no responsibility beyond giving the link for the quality of the experience there after! We have done the review in alphabetical order to try and make things easy. If your class is missing please just add it in!

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125

The 125 is a 12.5 foot (3.83 m) two person intermediate sailing dinghy with spinnaker and trapeze.  The name of the 125 came from the length of the hull, being twelve point five feet long There are 125s sailing...

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12ft Skiff

1924 First Interstate Competition 1977 First Fibreglass Cadet The 12\' skiff is undoubtedly one of the worlds most exciting boats to sail. At the forefront of sailing ...

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14ftSkate

                                    Commonly known as the \"Skate\" this sailing dinghy has an awesome reputa...

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16ft Skiff

Overall Length 4.88 m. Min Beam 1.52 m. Max Beam 1.78 m. Min Weight 70 kg. ...

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29er

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 internationa...

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470

 The 470 is a double-handed dinghy which has been an Olympic Class since 1976.  The planning fibreglass hull is equipped with spinnaker and a single trapeze, making sailing real teamwork.   The 470 wa...

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49er

Exciting sailing is what the 49er is all about. Who could forget the 2008 Olympics last heat in 49ers when the lead changes five times as boats capsized in the tough conditions. The 49er is the Olympic Class double-handed hig...

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505

The 505 is one of the more popular high performance two man dinghies sailed worldwide. With at least 85 boats registered in Australia and over 8000 being sailed around the globe it is still a formidable class. The 2010 Worlds w...

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A Class Catamaran

The A class catamaran has been around since the early 1960\'s and has undergone a steady evolution since.  With the exception of a few measurement restrictions, class designs are pretty much "anything goes". The A class h...

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Adams 10m

Sail-aThThe Adams 10 continues to ensure as a fantastic short course racing yacht. It now also rates very well on AMS handicap which has extended its life in terms of the results sheets. Some new improvements have resulted in a ne...

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