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The best sailing ever...

Advantages: fast, fun, maneuverable
Disadvantages: Some people have difficulty putting up the sail/mast on their own.

A topper comes a close second, and I like sailing pretty much anything so long as I can sail it single handed...course when I'm teaching I'll use something like a Bosun but they're just so cumbersome and you really have to try hard to get them over for ca ...

thera_42 16.06.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Laser Singlehander

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One Design Boats - The laser treatment

Advantages: it's quick, fun and a supreme singlehander for all ability levels
Disadvantages: Can be cold when you go in for that early swim

The laser is a boat for everyone, and for every oppotunity. Here are a few tips to consider when buying a new laser. When looking for a new boat, you want something... L longlasting - you down want to be forking out large sums of money on a regular ...

Stainer1986 02.03.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Laser Singlehander

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Laser

Advantages: fun, fast and singlehanded
Disadvantages: a bit quercky off wind

I have been involved with Lasers since the early '80s mostly in teaching environments. They are very adaptable - having a series of different sized rigs to suit people of different sizes and ages. Being a strict one-design they are useful in coaching - ...

s1lver 17.01.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Laser Singlehander

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Top, top, top of the world in your topper

Advantages: durable, affordable - simply fun to sail!
Disadvantages: NOT suitable for honey monsters!

rotomoulded, weldable virtually maintenance free for a family - the ideal plaything for youngsters in their early to late teens, and smaller adults. This boat forms the backbone of many sailing schools' young person fleet, it is forgiving and hard to dest ...

s1lver 15.04.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Topper junior single handed Sailing Dinghy

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Topper Over

Advantages: Sturdy for learning in, can be fun
Disadvantages: Very little room to duck under the boom

Overview: Urgh!!!!!! I have awful memories of these little boats. They put me off sailing for life! I will admit, they are very easy to explain to new sailers how to handle them, and there isn't that much which can go wrong with them. Also they are g ...

lynh17 19.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Topper junior single handed Sailing Dinghy

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