Classail Model International
Authentically scaled classail models are
crafted to class specifications, with photo Illustrated,
step-by-step assembly instructions. High impact injection-molded
polymer parts are ready for painting , and pre-cut dacron
sails can be personalized with any sail number. Each Kit
includes running and standing rigging, a mounting base with
identification plaque, wall-mount brackets and a suitable-for-framing
poster with starboard profile and deck plan.The highest
standards of quality and authenticity put Classail models in a class by themselves.
When Bruce Kirby originally
designed the Laser in 1969,he called it the “Weekender”.
The first prototype was built as a last minute entry
for a 1970 regatta.
Although Kirby and his associates finished rigging their
The Optimist Dinghy may be the
only sailboat to start life as a soapbox car. The international
Optimist Dinghy was formed in 1965 and now it’s the worlds
largest class with some 350,000 Optimist in over 85 countries.
In 1945,Alex Bryan and Cortlandt Heyniger, established
the Alcort Company to built ice boats for their native
New England lakes.In pursuit of summer business, they
installed a sail on what has become known as a