What's an R Class?
Extreme performance, light weight, skiff style, development dinghy class in the truest sense (see the rules for details)
|Hull||no minimum weight (typically 29-35kg painted), 1.4m minimum width|
|Construction||Unrestricted (typically ultra lightweight Carbon/Foam)|
|Rig||Unrestricted - typically two spreader pre-bent carbon spar.|
|Working Sails||Area is restricted 13m2 - construction and rig plan are unrestricted - ie. wings, pocket luff, rotating masts are all acceptable|
|Kite||20m circumference resulting in a 30-36m2 surface area|
|Crew||2 (minimum) on trapeze|