February 2nd 2006.
New Boats for 2006 – Dinghies
Check out photos and specifications for the latest models.
This Week – Dinghies
American Sail Pennant
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2006 American Sail Pennant
|The Pennant is a delightful small daysailer designed for the young at heart, complete with main and jib. The Pennant is the perfect small sailboat for the younger generation to learn the basics of sloop rig sailing. Simple to rig with a two piece mast and free standing mast flange, to allow for single person assembly. There is ample cockpit room with spacious seats running along the gunnell. The Pennant can also be rowed or motored with a small 2 hp engine. Rugged construction of all hand laid fiberglass, with positive foam flotation, stainless hardware and four oz. Dacron American made sails.More from this builder…
2006 American Sail 14.6
American Sail 14.6
|The American 14.6 is designed for the beginning sailor or those seeking a large, stable sloop that offers hassle-free sailing. This sturdy, deep-cockpit daysailer features a 6-foot 2-inch beam, glass kick-up rudder, weighted glass centerboard, and a large built-in storage compartment under the deck. The large cockpit offers room for four adults with generous freeboard, comfortable seats and backrest, and includes locations for two drink coolers at the end of the seats.More from this builder…
2006 American Sail 18
American Sail 18
|The American 18 is ideal for those seeking a spacious and comfortable daysailer without having to give up speed and performance. Design features include a self bailing cockpit, molded in drink cooler storage areas, three storage compartments, kickup rudder and centerboard, adjustable jib tracks, Harken hardware, and stainless rigging.More from this builder…
2006 Cornish Crabbers Crabber 17
|An excellent entry level boat for sailing newcomers and also a fantastic nippy dayboat for enthusiats, the compact Crabber 17′ bears all the characteristics of the Cornish Crabber range. Gaff rigged and with an internally mounted 5HP outboard motor, this roomy day-boat handles superbly in all conditions with the minimum of prop drag.More from this builder…
Cornish Crabbers Crabber 17
2006 Hunter Club Trainer
|The Hunter Club Trainer is the perfect first boat for the sailing family. Based on the internationally respected Optimist design, the Club Trainer is perfect youth training boat for clubs, camps and sailing programs. The Advanced Composite Process makes it unsinkable without air bags and it comes up dry inside when righted. The durable construction allows for an almost maintenance-free boat.More from this builder…
2006 Legend Xcite
|The New Xcite is ten feet of fun and excitement for all ages. There are choices in sail area to go from relaxed to radical, and the boat is light enough to cartop, strong enough to beach and totally unsinkable for safety. The Xcite uses the patented Advanced Composite Process that takes thermoformed UV protected plastic, fiberglass mat and injected foam and combines them into a rigid, sturdy hull that is five times more impact resistant than conventional fiberglass.
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2006 Hunter Liberty
|Hunter Marine’s Liberty Tender sets you free to enjoy a truly self-bailing dinghy. Free from the rigors of pumping up those leaky tubes. Free to relax because it’s unsinkable. Free to add the optional sailing kit. And finally, free from extensive maintenance. The Hunter Liberty offers it all in an Advanced Composite Process that combines UV-protected plastic with fiberglass mat and injected foam to produce a tough, good-looking hull that is unsinkable and five times more impact-resistant than conventional fiberglass.More from this builder…
Hunter Club Trainer
2006 Hunter 140
|The Hunter 140 is a fabulous family daysailer. The wide-beam keeps it stable and dry while its planing hull allows it to really move. Parents will appreciate the unsinkability and ease of sailing for children and they will love the ability to really perform for themselves. The hull is built with an Advanced Composite Process which integrates an ABS plastic, high density foam and woven roving into a sandwich construction that is both unsinkable and five times more impact resistant than fiberglass.More from this builder…
2006 Dyer Daysailer
|The Dyer Daysailer is the the ideal family day sailer. Either a cat or sloop sail plan is easily rigged and provides comfortable, non-demanding sailing. With the optional spinnaker equipment and reef points, she becomes a versatile trainer. Both parents and children will enjoy the comfortable molded fiberglass seating along each side and the safety of the built-in positive foam flotation.More from this builder…
2006 Fusion 15
|The Fusion 15 was Sailing World’s 2003 Boat of the Year in the Performance Dinghy category. It is fast, fun and easy to sail. Safety after a capsize is one area of focus in the Fusion. The sculpted open transom lets water – whether from the rain, spray, or a capsize flush – cleanly out the back. The interior molding in the boat has a floor which slopes aft but remains high enough above the waterline that water always flows out, not in. Also, the Fusion 15 has comfortable stability at the dock and yet inspiring performance under sail.More from this builder…
Tags: American Sail 14.6, American Sail 18, American Sail Pennant, Cornish Crabbers Crabber 17, Dinghy, Dyer Daysailer, Fusion 15, Hunter 140, Hunter Club Trainer, Hunter Liberty, Legend Xcite, Sailing