Dimension: Length 71 x Width 19 x Height 113 cm.
Fireball Sailboat is a single hard chine scow w/ a fractional sloop rig & aluminum spars. Built of wood in '62, today mostly fiberglass. Modifications to construction, sails & hull are restricted, w/ rig changes allowed.
It earned Int'l Yacht Racing Union status in '70 & is used in 120+ countries, esp. Australia, Canada, France & South Africa. Laser, a single-handed one-design dinghy, is popular worldwide, w/ 215,000+ produced by 2018 & Olympic status from '96.
It was created in 1969 by Canadians Bruce Kirby and Ian Bruce and is now made by different companies in different regions. Bobato - La flotte ltée specializes in wooden hand-crafted Fireball sailboat models in Mauritius. Request a quote and get your tailor-made fireball model below.
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