The Tasar

Tasar Brochure



Have a ride on a Tasar!


Length overall: 14 feet 10 inches (4.52 metres)
Waterline length: 14 feet 0 inches (4.27 metres)
Beam: 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 metres)
Weight: Hull, fully rigged without spars, sails or foils: 150 pounds (68 kilograms)
Crew: Two, design crew weight 300 pounds (133 kilograms), minimum crew weight for racing 287 pounds (130 kilograms) (When boats are sailed by crews weighing less than this, ballast is carried to equalize performance.)
Mainsail: 90 square feet (8.36 square metres)
Jib: 33 square feet (3.07 square metres)
Portsmouth Yardstick Handicap: 108
Construction: GRP foam sandwich for the hull, hollow aluminium section for the spars
Designers: Frank Bethwaite, Ian Bruce