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Vanguard Sunfish

The Sunfish is the most popular boat ever produced. Millions of people have learned to sail and enjoy the water on the Sunfish. Sunfish have explored quiet coves, planed across lakes, and sailed in big ocean swells. For over 40 years there has been no better way to play on the water.

The sailplan requires just 2 lines to control and the boat can be set up in less than 5 minutes. The patented kick-up rudder system allows full beach landings with no problems. The hard-chined hull and low sail plan provide unmatched stability and a forgiving feel. The Sunfish hull is light enough to throw on top of your car with ease, and the bulletproof Vanguard construction ensures that your Sunfish will provide years of virtually maintenance free enjoyment. The Sunfish combines performance, stability and durability in a package that appeals to beginners and experts alike.

If it's racing you crave, the International Sunfish Class has a full time staff that sanctions more than 1000 events each year. Add the hundreds of local and regional events to that list and you can stay pretty busy racing your Sunfish. The class will keep you posted with its quarterly magazine "Windward Leg" and provide valuable preformance tips. The elegant simplicity, performance, and intelligent economy of the Sunfish is unmatched. The Sunfish enjoys fantastic resale value.

The sunfish is the most popular boat ever produced. Millions of people have learned to sail and enjoy the water on the Sunfish. Sunfish have explored quiet coves, planed across lakes, and sailed in big ocean swells. For over 40 years there has been no better way to play on the water.

Old or young, tall or short, expert or beginner, the Sunfish will provide you with years of fun and write your ticket to the wet world of wind. You will find Sunfish in resorts around the world and in your own backyard. When you are ready for hassle-free fun in the sun give us a call to learn more about today's Sunfish.

Specifications:

LOA: 13'9"
Beam: 4'1"
Sail Area: 75 sq. feet
Hull Weight: 130 lbs

2007 Sail / Deck - Color Chart

Click here to download the Sunfish Specification Sheet

Click here to download the Sunfish Rigging Guide


Features  



  • Convenient storage in the back of cockpit which is perfect for extra gear or a cooler.
  • Patented kick-up rudder makes beach launches, landings, and shallow-water sailing effortless.
  • Self-bailing cockpit
  • Aerodynamic daggerboard maximizes upwind performance.
  • Lateen rigged sail: 1) automatically depowers when hit by a gust of wind 2) two sides of the sail are supported which ensures durability 3) easy to rig and derig
  • Mainsheet is the only control line that you need to use to enjoy the simple pleasures of sailing a Sunfish.
  • Simple main halyard is one of the two lines on the Sunfish, it hoists and lowers the sail in a matter of seconds, enabling spontaneous enjoyment of the water.
  • Stainless steel bow handle: facilitates carrying, docking, and holding the boat into the wind while launching or loading
  • Molded in keel is designed to take the abuse of repeated beach landings

 

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