|Specifications Under Current Rules|
|LOA||4230 mm (13 ft 10. A yacht is a recreational boat It designates two rather different classes of Watercraft, sailing and power yachts 5 in)|
|LWL||3810 mm (12 ft 6 in)|
|Beam||1370 mm (4 ft 7 in)|
|Draft||787 mm (2 ft 7in)|
|Hull weight (with fittings)||56. Waterline length, length at the waterline or length waterline (abbreviated to LWL) is measurement of Ships and Boats The term The beam of a ship is its width at the widest point or at the mid-point of its length The draft (or draught) of a ship's hull is the vertical distance between the Waterline and the bottom of the hull ( Keel) with the thickness A hull is the body of a Ship or Boat. It is a central concept in floating vessels as it provides the Buoyancy that keeps the vessel from sinking 7 kg (125 lb)|
|Mainsail area||4. A mainsail is the most important sail raised from the main (or only mast of a sailing vessel 7 m2|
The Laser 4. 7 is a one-design dinghy class in the Laser series. One-Design is a Racing method where all Vehicles or Boats have identical or very similar designs or models The International Laser Class sailboat, also called Laser Standard and the Laser One is a popular One-design class of small sailing dinghy Because it is a one-design class of sailboat, all Lasers are built to the same specifications. The Laser is 4. 06 m (13 ft 10 in) long, with a waterline length of 3. 81 m (12 ft 6 in). The hull weight is 59 kg (130 lb), to facilitate transport on the roof rack of a car. Many enthusiasts have even devised methods of mounting the boat on top of a car single-handedly.
Lasers are cat-rigged, meaning they have only one sail. A catboat (alternate spelling cat boat or a cat-rigged Sailboat, is a Sailing vessel characterized by a single mast carried well forward ( The 4. 7 uses the same hull and top mast section as the Laser, but has a different (smaller) bottom mast section and sail. The International Laser Class sailboat, also called Laser Standard and the Laser One is a popular One-design class of small sailing dinghy The sail is only 4. 7 square metres, as opposed to 7 for the Laser Standard or 5. The International Laser Class sailboat, also called Laser Standard and the Laser One is a popular One-design class of small sailing dinghy 7 for the Laser Radial. The Laser Radial is a popular One-design class of small sailing dinghy built by Vanguard Sailboats. The smaller sail means that the 4. 7 can be easily sailed by sailors weighing only 45–65 kg (100–145 lb) this boat can still be sailed competitively under and over the ideal weights.
The Laser 4. 7 has been increasing in popularity around the world since the late 1990s. In some areas it is less popular than the Byte dinghy, a very similar class also designed as a youth single-handed racing trainer, but the interchangeability of the rigs of the Laser series has always made them popular. Other Types of Dinghy It is popular among youth sailors graduating from the Optimist sailing dinghy, and many 4. 7 sailors go on to the slightly more powerful Laser Radial class when they grow stronger. The Laser Radial is a popular One-design class of small sailing dinghy built by Vanguard Sailboats.
|Laser 2 | Laser 4. 7 | Laser 4000 | Laser Pico | Laser Radial | Laser SB3 | Laser Standard | Laser Vortex|
|Sailing dinghies (ISAF International Classes)|
|14 Foot | 29er | 420 | 470 | 49er | 505 | Cadet | Contender | Enterprise | Europe | Finn | Fireball | Flying Dutchman | Flying Junior | Laser Standard | Laser 4. Features The Laser 4000 was designed in 1994 by yacht designer Phil Morrison. The Laser Pico dinghy is a small sailboat designed by Jo Richards in the mid-1990s and used primarily for training and day sailing The Laser Radial is a popular One-design class of small sailing dinghy built by Vanguard Sailboats. The Laser SB3 is a One-design class of Sailboat commonly used for racing The International Laser Class sailboat, also called Laser Standard and the Laser One is a popular One-design class of small sailing dinghy Designed by Jo Richards and awarded the "Sailboat of the Year" title on its introduction in 2000 the Laser Vortex is a high performance sailing The International Sailing Federation (ISAF is the world governing body for the sport of Sailing, particularly yacht, dinghy, Windsurfing and The designation International Class may be granted by the International Sailing Federation (ISAF to classes of sail boat that offer a high standard of international competitive The International 14 is 14-foot double-handed dinghy. The class originated in England in the early part of the 20th century The 29er is a Skiff designed by Julian Bethwaite and first produced in 1998 The 470 is a double-handed Monohull planing Dinghy with a Centreboard, Bermuda rig, and center sheeting The 49er is a newer One-design class of small sailing dinghy. The International 505 is a One-design high-performance two-person Monohull planing centerboard Dinghy. The International Contender is a single-handed high performance sailing Dinghy, designed by Bob Miller latterly known as Ben Lexcen, (Australia in 1967 Specifications The Enterprise has the following specifications Designer Jack Holt (1956 Length Over All|: 13 ft 3 in (4 The Europe is a one-person Dinghy designed in Belgium in 1960 by Alois Roland as a class legal Moth dinghy. Design Changes Although the Finn hull has changed little since 1949 there has been other developments in controlling the sails Originally designed by Peter Milne in 1962 the Fireball is a One-design high-performance sailing dinghy. The Flying Dutchman (FD is a high-performance class of racing dinghy The International Flying Junior or FJ is a Sailing dinghy which was originally designed in 1955 in Holland by renowned boat designer Van Essen and Olympic sailor The International Laser Class sailboat, also called Laser Standard and the Laser One is a popular One-design class of small sailing dinghy 7 | Laser II | Lightning | Mirror | Moth | OK Dinghy | Optimist | Snipe | Splash | Sunfish | Topper | Vaurien | Zoom 8|