Do they still make Laser sailboats?
The Laser sailboat is no longer in production in North America and Europe and because the Laser trademark is being held by the former builder, the boat’s name had to be changed in order for Bruce Kirby’s design to continue to be sold world-wide as a One Design class.
How much is a used Laser sailboat worth?
between $1,500 and $3,500
A used Laser in good condition will usually cost between $1,500 and $3,500. A new Wayfarer will cost about $15,000.
Can two adults sail a Laser?
The Laser has one sail only and can be sailed by one or two people (rare) and is best sailed in higher winds by a fit, moderate weight person (less than 80kg).
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.
Are Lasers fun to sail?
The Laser is very easy to’right’ when capsized, which does happen a lot, especially in a blow! They are very responsive boats and great fun to sail in light and moderate winds….
|Hull Weight||60 kg|
|Sails Main||7.06 sq m|
Is a laser sailboat fast?
“Laser sailboat fastest recorded speed is 18.6 knots.”
How many laser sailboats have been made?
All told, more than 220,000 Lasers have been built by licensed manufacturers on five continents. (Ian Bruce sold his boatbuilding business in the 1980s. He died in 2016.) With the exception of alternative rigs with smaller sails, like the Radial, the Laser has hardly changed.
Can I use a standard trailer on a laser or byte sailboat?
Using a standard trailer on a Laser or Byte Sailboat can cause the hull to delaminate or form a “rocker” or chine in the hull surface, severely diminishing the boat’s performance. The Trailex model SUT-250L supports the Laser at three points on the gunwale, eliminating any hull stress points.
Can you build a boat trailer on Don’s life adventure?
Building a boat trailer The Youtuber from Don’s Life Adventure builds a boat trailer for his 23 ft fibreglass boat. This DIY boat uses steel and features a fully welded joint.
Is it difficult to DIY a boat trailer?
To watercraft enthusiasts, owning a boat trailer is non-negotiable. If you want to protect your invaluable crafts from harsh weather, you need to carry and store them in weather-protected facilities. And the great news is that those handy with metalworking tools don’t find it difficult to DIY a boat trailer all by themselves.