Crew: 2 man crew, can cater for both light and heavy crews.
Dimensions: 15 feet in length and 240 pound hull weight
Class: Restricted (hull shape remains the same from year to year)
Characteristics: Fast and lively while being relatively easy to learn to sail and race.
Difficulty Level: Experienced
The Albacore is a perfect starter boat for those learning to sail. Swept spreaders supporting a tapered mast with a powerful vang and adjustable sail controls allow a crew to depower in high winds - enabling both light and heavy crews to race head to head. Those looking for a simple to learn, yet high performance sailing dinghy can join the ranks of
The Albacore is a boat that is both simple to get into at first, and one which will challenge your tuning and tactical skills for the rest of your life.