Laser Stratos is originally a dinghy intended for leisure, she may occasionally race even if the fitting is more modest than on models made for this purpose. Downwind with the spinnaker set, she is fun when shorthanded (Laser Stratos has a capacity up to 6 people).
Laser Stratos is equipped with a system of automatic reef: Combi-Tec. To make it even more accessible and safe, it has been proposed in Keelboat version with reinforced structure to host a 70kg – 155lbs lifting keel.
|Sailboat type||Sport keelboat|
|Building years (first/last)||1998 / 2008|
|Appendage type||Fin with bulb|
|Rudder blade||Single transom hung rudder|
|Hull length||16.2 ft|
|Beam over all||6.6 ft|
|Mast length||23.3 ft|
|Light displacement||639 lbs|
|Full load displacement||1830 lbs|
Rig and sails
|Rig type||Fractional Sloop|
|Rig material||Mast and boom in Aluminum|
|Number of rows of spreader||1|
|Upwind sailarea||160 ft²|
|Downwind sailarea||280 ft²|
|Mainsail area||122 ft²|
|Jib area||38 ft²|
|Spinnaker area||158 ft²|
|Ballast ratio||24.1 %|
|Upwind sailarea / displacement||550.8 ft²/Ton|
|Downwind sailarea / displacement||964.7 ft²/Ton|
Portsmouth-YardstickPortsmouth Yardstick is an empirical system of handicapping used for small sailboat (dinghies included).
D-PND-PN is a variation of Portsmouth Yardstick used in the United States.
|Power max (optional)||4 hp|
|Transmission type||Outboard as option|
|Based on specification||2007|
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