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Y flyer

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The Y Flyer is an 18-foot (5.5m) sloop-rigged racing dinghy designed to be sailed by 2 people. [1]

12 relations: Bermuda rig, Dinghy, Fiberglass, Hull (watercraft), Monohull, Naval architecture, Portsmouth Yardstick, Scow, Sloop, Spinnaker, Toledo, Ohio, Wood.

Bermuda rig

A Bermuda rig, Bermudian rig, or Marconi rig is a configuration of mast and rigging for a type of sailboat and is the typical configuration for most modern sailboats.

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Dinghy

A dinghy (or dingey) is a type of small boat, often carried or towed for use as a lifeboat by a larger vessel.

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Fiberglass

Fiberglass (US) or fibreglass (UK) is a common type of fiber-reinforced plastic using glass fiber.

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Hull (watercraft)

The hull is the watertight body of a ship or boat.

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Monohull

right A monohull is a type of boat having only one hull, unlike multihulled boats which can have two or more individual hulls connected to one another.

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Naval architecture

Naval architecture, or naval engineering, along with automotive engineering and aerospace engineering, is an engineering discipline branch of vehicle engineering, incorporating elements of mechanical, electrical, electronic, software and safety engineering as applied to the engineering design process, shipbuilding, maintenance, and operation of marine vessels and structures.

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Portsmouth Yardstick

The Portsmouth Yardstick (PY) or Portsmouth handicap scheme is a term used for a number of related systems of empirical handicapping used primarily in small sailboat racing.

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Scow

A scow, in the original sense, is a flat-bottomed boat with a blunt bow, often used to haul bulk freight; cf.

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Sloop

A sloop (from Dutch sloep, in turn from French chaloupe) is a sailing boat with a single mast and a fore-and-aft rig.

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Spinnaker

A spinnaker is a sail designed specifically for sailing off the wind from a reaching course to a downwind, i.e. with the wind 90°–180° off bow.

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Toledo, Ohio

Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States.

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Wood

Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the stems and roots of trees and other woody plants.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y_flyer

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