How long is a Cfj?

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How long is a Cfj?

Flying Junior

LOA 13 ft 3 in (4.04 m)
Beam 4 ft 11 in (1.50 m)
Mast length 20 ft (6.1 m)

What is an FJ sailboat?

The International Flying Junior or FJ is a sailing dinghy which was originally designed in 1955 in the Netherlands by renowned boat designer Van Essen and Olympic sailor Conrad Gülcher. The FJ was built to serve as a training boat for the then Olympic-class Flying Dutchman.

What is a forward sail called?

Knowing the right sailing terms to use on board a boat is not just about showing off to your friends. Starboard: Facing forward, this is anything to the right of the boat. Same deal as “port”–only the opposite. Bow/Stern: The bow is the front of the boat, the stern is the back.

How much is a Hobie Wave?

$6,599.00. The Hobie Wave is an easy- to-sail, easy-to-rig speedster that will have you smiling.

What do you say when tacking sailing?

The Helm declares that they are beginning to tack by saying, “Hard-A-Lee”. There are a couple variations on this command and if you want to say something else, it’s your boat, just make sure everyone on your boat understands what you are commanding.

How fast is a Hobie Wave?

Hobie Club Wave (rotomolded, 13 feet in length, weighs 245 pounds): 13-15 knots (15-18 miles per hour)

Is the Zim Sailing Club FJ JRV approved?

Zim Sailing’s Club FJ sailboat is approved by the CFJ class association and the choice of active one design FJ sailors. Sometimes referred to as the ‘JRV’ option, this model is designed for junior racing in the FJ class.

Is the FJ still used for high school sailing?

It is still commonly used for High School and College sailing at schools across the country and has an active one design junior racing fleet on the west coast. The FJ is a viable option for clubs looking for a performance fiberglass dinghy for junior sailing racing or instruction.

Is the Zim Club FJ a spinnaker boat?

The boat and class association are active here on the west coast, racing with a spinnaker, with agile performance and the ability to sail in a wide range of conditions. The Zim Club FJ has the same proven, durable lineage as their Club 420 models, ensuring a quality, competitive boat.

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