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Difficulty: 4 star rating expert

The 29er came about due to the increasingly apparent need for a high performance youth boat following the success of the skiff type boats. With a single trapeze and asymmetric spinnaker it is a youth flying machine that is taking off throughout the world.

Size: 4.45 metres long, 1.77 metres wide, weighing approx 70 kilograms
Sails: 12.5 square metres (extra sail called spinnaker is 15 square metres)

Number of sailors: 2

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