RS Aero

SKU: 10069
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A 21st century dinghy that embodies pure exhilaration and beautiful simplicity. With 66 pound hull weight and 88 pound total sailing weight, the RS Aero is user-friendly ashore and full of performance on the water. With three rig options, anyone from a junior sailor to an experienced adult can enjoy the benefits of this hi-tech design. This boat has already seen the highest level of demand for any singlehander we’ve launched, and is rapidly gaining popularity worldwide.

Boats are not eligible for free shipping, but easy and inexpensive delivery options for Western North America are available. Use the 'Request A Quote button' to get a shipping quote.



Hull Design

  • Chined hull design for maximum stability
  • Similar waterline bean and wetter surface across all weight ranges
  • Fine bow for upwind sailing
  • Narrow but optimized width for max righting moment
  • Flat panel deck minimizes weight and provides structural support
  • Reinforced mast step with drain hole and steel wear protector

Three Rig System

  • Dynamic three rig system to cater to various weight ranges
  • 2-piece carbon mast section with interchangeable lower mast, similar to a laser
  • Top mast and boom used for all rig options
  • Mast track and halyard for ease of raising fat head mainsail
  • Large sail area is easily depowered and controlled in windy conditions
  • Vang, Cunningham, and Outhaul controls led to side for ease of use

Sails & Blades

  • High denier Dacron sail fabric provides great durability and control
  • Glass/Carbon blades are CNC milled for quality control
  • Vertical daggerboard for ease of use and minimal drag
  • Extremely effective rudder blade design with low drag and surface area


  • Epoxy glass & carbon composite construction with a foam core
  • All aspects kept simple as possible to reduce weight, add durability, and control cost
  • Remarkably durable thanks to the ultra-light weight epoxy resin system
  • CNC machined tooling for maximum control over shape and symmetry

Buying From West Coast Sailing

We represent a dozen sailboat brands from all around the world. Our dinghy sailboat inventory is second to none, with at least 80-100 boats in stock in our warehouse at any time. Our staff has extensive experience sailing, racing, rigging, coaching and delivering boats worldwide. This is what we do:

  • Selection – 70+ models of sailboats from manufacturers around the world.
  • Service> – Our staff is focused on helping you Own The Water.
  • Experience – The team here has decades of experience on all types of dinghies.
  • Inventory – Over $1millon of boats and parts inventory in stock at all times.
  • Logistics – We have experience shipping boats all over the world, at reasonable rates, quickly.
  • Rigging – We rig most boats by hand, and stand behind our work.
  • Long Term Support – We are a leader in our industry, and we didn't get here by cutting corners. We have your back.
  • Apparel and Accessories – We have the apparel, accessories, trailers and dollies to go with each boat.

Reach out to our team anytime at or (503) 285-5536 ext 2.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Specifications RS Aero Specifications
  • Designer: Jo Richards/RS Sailing
  • Length: 13' 2"
  • Beam: 4' 7"
  • Hull Weight: 66lbs
  • Construction: Epoxy glass & carbon composite - foam core
  • Mast: 2-part carbon composite
  • Boom: Carbon composite
  • Foils: Epoxy composite - foam core

Three Rig System
  • RS Aero 5: 56 sq ft
  • RS Aero 7: 80 sq ft
  • RS Aero 9: 96 sq ft

SKU 10069
Condition New
Manufacturer No


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