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Old 08-20-2012
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Re: Best Dinghy for a Sailing School?

Originally Posted by gbam View Post

I'm interested in seeing what everyone thinks would be the best learn to sail dinghy for a sailing school.

1.) Must be mass produced
2.) Must be able to handle intense learn to sail smashed into pier conditions
3.) Needs to be easily sailed under main alone
4.) Needs to be easy to repair

I haven't been able to find it but I'm ideally looking for a small dinghy with main jib and spin that is able to sustain the beating of a sailing school (IE not a 420). Something that doesn't require having a jib on it to sail.

Check out what the school at Mystic seaport Ct. uses. A dhow, made in rhode island I believe.
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