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General information

The Vaurien is an international two-person racing dinghy. It was design by the French top-level sailor and boat designer Jean-Jaques Herbulot in 1951. Since 1961 the Vaurien is recognized as an international one-design class by ISAF.

Designer J.J.Herbulot
Year of construction 1952
Built to date about 36350 Boats (2011)
Length 4,08 m
Width ca. 1,52 m
Weight - ready to sail 95,00 kg
Sail area upwind 10,5 m²
Main 7,60 m²
Jib 2,90 m²
Spinnaker 9,40 m²
Optimum weight of crew 100-150 kg
Optimum age As long as you feel young