Laser

Ben Flower Breaks Laser Speed Record – 18.6 Knots!

Ben Flower Breaks Laser Speed Record – 18.6 Knots!

Going full speed in a laser is incredible, when your right at the back of the boat as far back as you can get and the boat is just skipping over the little waves caused by the wind is amazing. Now I’ve set a benchmark for myself to try and beat some other time! ~Ben Flower

November 17, 2017 Laser, Laser Speed Record, Uncategorized
Laser Mark II Sail Now Class-Legal

Laser Mark II Sail Now Class-Legal

This is the sail every Laser sailor has been waiting for…  LaserPerformance is pleased to announce that the new Standard Mark II Sail has recently been signed off by the Laser class and ISAF for most competition. The sail will immediately be legal for all events except ISAF World Cup […]

October 25, 2015 Laser, Laser Performance, Sailing News, Sails
Shoreline Teams with Suhay for 346 nm Record

Shoreline Teams with Suhay for 346 nm Record

HE DID IT! Started:   Tuesday, June 30 6 a.m. Sail Carteret Club, Morehead City, N.C. Finished: Saturday, July 4th 12:08 a.m. Severn Sailing, Annapolis, Md. The existing record, set by Robert last year (which made him “Officially Amazing” in the Guinness Book of World Records) stood at 283.5 nautical miles […]

June 29, 2015 Laser
Finding the Right Laser Rig: Formula

Finding the Right Laser Rig: Formula

Choices of Rigs for your Laser Hull : The options for the Laser, one of the most popular single-handed dinghies in the world, comes in the way of a choice of three rigs allowing an owner to set up the Laser to sail in a variety of conditions and sailor […]

March 8, 2015 Laser
Hyde Laser Sail: Special Group Pricing Offer

Hyde Laser Sail: Special Group Pricing Offer

Shoreline Sailboats is offering a group discount on new Hyde’s full-rig folded Laser sails. Find out how you can take advantage of this special offer. District 9 Laser sailors in Western New York: If your Laser could use a crisp new race sail for 2015, you may want to take part […]

February 17, 2015 Laser, Local News, Sailing News
No Longer Available: Mark II Laser Training Sail

No Longer Available: Mark II Laser Training Sail

The Mark II Training Sails are no longer available. Sorry…   Use the Mark II Training Sail for all other practice and pleasure sailing on your Laser and double or even triple the life of your class approved sail! From Laser Performance: This is the sail everyone has been waiting […]

January 19, 2015 Laser, Sailing News
Laser

Laser

Our links for pricing: The world’s most popular adult racing class. Every Laser in the world is identical. The strict one-design class rules ensure this remains true, making it the sailor that wins the race, not the boat. The Laser is a challenging boat that rewards athleticism, subtle steering and trimming […]

June 20, 2014 Laser, Sailboats
The Laser – sailing phenomenon since 1971

The Laser – sailing phenomenon since 1971

Designer, Bruce Kirby recounts the Laser story: The Inception: “The Laser started with a phone conversation in October, 1969. I was here in Connecticut and Ian Bruce called me from Montreal. He called me and said, “How about doing a car top sail boat?” While we were talking on the […]

May 12, 2013 Laser
Laser sailing as art – Maria Vlachou

Laser sailing as art – Maria Vlachou

About her short film, Alas (salt in Greek): Nefeli Zevgoli edits and produces short films. She wanted to make a short film about a female gymnast and thought of me after reading a post I had uploaded two years ago. She was then inspired to created what you see above. […]

April 13, 2013 Interview, Laser
Laser speed record – holding at 16.8 knots

Laser speed record – holding at 16.8 knots

Since January 16, 2009 the official Laser sailboat speed record of 16.8 knots has been held by Mark Denzer of Honolulu, Hawaii. Mark noted that the record-breaking day was a bit unusual for sailing: high wind warnings, civil defense alert, schools closed, State government closed, and gusts up to 60 […]

April 5, 2013 Laser