Home Advice Boats Children Disabled sailing Sailing holidays Ask a question Links Contact Us (no photo available) Laser 13 A scaled-down derivative of the Laser 16, the Laser 13 has a gel-coated glass fibre hull just over four metres long and weighs 136kg including a hefty metal centreboard which contributes to the feeling of stability. Production ceased in the late 1990s but it still has a.
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The original Laser standard sail will continue to be available through authorized Laser dealers and we fully expect to see the two designs racing side-by-side for a number of years.” The initial run of class-legal Mark II sails will be available starting 1 November 2015, with worldwide availability by early 2016.
Information about sail numbers. It used to be possible to go to the Laser website, input a sail number and be given the date of manufacture of that boat. Sadly this excellent facility was one of the casualties of the Laser website makeover. I wrote to them in September 2008 to enquire whether it was possible to get hold of a list of sail numbers - which must have existed - and even offered to.
Instructions for Applying Sail Numbers Style and Colour Only self-adhesive, stick on sail numbers and letters may be used. Each one shall be a single, solid colour, and easy to read. The last four numbers on both sides of the sail shall be the same dark colour, preferably black. The numbers in front of the last four shall all be another, obviously different colour, preferably red. National.
IRC is a rating rule to handicap different designs of keelboats allowing them to race together. Ratings are based on the physical measurements of the boat.
Based on the physics, a number of spaceflight missions to test solar propulsion and navigation have been proposed since the 1980s. A useful analogy to solar sailing may be a sailing boat; the light exerting a force on the mirrors is akin to a sail being blown by the wind. High-energy laser beams could be used as an alternative light source to exert much greater force than would be possible.
How-To Apply Laser Sail Numbers. Spread the sail out on a clean, dry and flat surface with the starboard side (right side facing forward) facing up. Measure 100 mm from the leech and 400 mm from the center of the middle batten pocket and make a small pencil mark. Measure 400 mm from the fore most end of the middle batten pocket and make a small pencil mark. Connect the two marks with a ruler.
Most laser products are required by law to have a label listing the Class. It will be listed either in Arabic numerals (1 2, 3R, 3B, 4) or in Roman numerals (I, II, IIIa, IIIb, IV). At this website, we primarily use the Arabic numerals, for convenience. For visible-beam consumer lasers, there are four main classes.