Laser

Lasers are the most distributed sailing dinghies in the world!

3 sail plan rigs are available, depending on age, gender, weight and on how tall the sailor is.

  • Laser standard

It’s an Olympic men’s series, with optimal weight between 165 and 187lbs, and optimal height between 5’9″ and 6’3″.

  • Laser Radial

This is an Olympic Women’s series and a Men’s Youth series, optimal weight between 132 and 165lbs.

  • Laser 4.7

Men’s Youth under 17 and Men’s Youth under 21, optimal weight between 88 and 132lbs.

The dinghy’s technology and price make it a very popular boat around the world.

The rigging size of this boat lets the sailor’s talent emerge – and not because of the rigging’s quality.

Several Laser champions became famous in the world of sailing: Tom Slingsby, Russel Coutts, Ben Ainslie, Robert Scheidt.

 

Clubs in French Polynesia: Centre Nautique Baie de Phaéton.

 

Tahitian champions in Laser:

  • Pacific Games Champion: Teiva Véronique (2003, Fiji)
  • 4th at France’s Olympic Championship: Teiva Véronique (2003, la Grande Motte)
  • 8th at France’s Olympic Championship: Teiva Véronique (2004)
  • 2nd at Pacific Games: Jessee Besson (2003, Fiji)
  • 3rd at Pacific Games: Jessee Besson (2007, Sāmoa and 2011, Nouméa)

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