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Wraysbury Lake Sailing Club
94a Welley Road
Middlesex, TW19 5EP

Clubhouse mobile No.
- 07407 473300
Club Mobile No.
- 07848-038698

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Courses at 15% discount for members

Situated in the Thames Valley to the west of London
Committed to friendly family and competitive dinghy sailing

Laser fleet

The Laser fleet is the fastest growing fleet at Wraysbury Lake Sailing Club. With all rigs represented (Full, Radial, & 4.7), there is something for everyone. The range of rigs gives a simple progression from youth to adult with the only changes being the sail and lower mast section.

The Laser was designed in 1969 by Bruce Kirby with production starting in 1972. In excess of 180,000 boats have been built world wide. Its continued popularity must in part be attributed to the fact that it has been an Olympic class since 1996 with UK interested boosted by the success of Ben Ainslie in 2000. For 2008 the Laser Radial is to be the Olympic single handed class for women.
The Laser is a very simple boat requiring minimal maintenance and its strict “one-design” formula keeps costs down while providing a level playing field for all - it’s not unusual to see 20 year old boats beating 2 year olds.

At Wraysbury, all Lasers race against each other using the Portsmouth Yardstick (speed rating) handicap system.

A few of the many web sites of interest to Laser sailors ...

www.laserinternational.org International Class Association
www.laser.org.uk UK Laser Association
www.lasersailing.com The source of UK Lasers
www.roostersailing.com Hints & Tips, Spares and kit
Click this link for Laser stuff Lasers on eBay

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