Classes Sailed


Off the Beach Boats (OTB)

All classes of off the beach boats are welcome at Altona Yacht Club, the following are regularly sailed.

Dinghies:

Laser
One person boat. Needs experienced sailor, 11ft long

www.viclaser.yachting.org.au

 

 

Minnow 
The Minnow is a strictly one design class which provides an affordable entry to sailing. Suitable for inexperienced junior’s 1 person boat www.minnow.org.au

 

NS14
A high performance 14ft, two person dinghy. As the boat does not have a spinnaker or trapeze, yet retains high performance, it is ideal for parent/parent/child combinations of skipper and forwardhand. www.ns14.org

Pacer
The Pacer is suitable for a wide range of sailors form novice to experienced. We use them as training boats. 2 person boat. 12ft 0in long. Can run a Spinnaker www.pacersailing.org.au

 

Sabre
One Person boat requiring some experience. 1 person boat 12ft long www.sabre.org.au

 

 

Tasar
Two person boat No spinnaker. Needs experienced sailors 14ft long (4.52m) www.tasar.com.au

 

 

B14
A scaled-down 18 foot skiff the B14 delivers exhilarating sailing, high quality international racing and as much fun as you can handle. Two person hiking boat with asymmetric spinnaker

www.b14.org

 

49er
The 49er is a newer one-design class of small sailing dinghy. It is a double handed twin trapeze boat, meaning that it is sailed by a helm and a crew, the helm making many tactical decisions, as well as steering, and the crew doing most of the sail control.
www.49er.org

 

Fireball
The fireball is a high performance two-person sailing dinghy offering exciting sailing, two person crew with one trapeze and a symmetrical spinnaker.
www.fireballaustralia.org

Catamarans:

Hobie 14 / Turbo

The Hobie 14, particularly in Turbo form is popular at Altona.

Mosquito


For more information on the Mosquito. please go to the Mosquito web site: home.vicnet.net.au/~mosquito

Taipan
For more information please go to: www.taipan.asn.au

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