RS Zest

SKU: 10126
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$3,750.00

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Brand new compact boat that delivers more crew space and practical, enjoyable features than older generation rivals. The RS Zest is already a hit with training centers and families. Class-leading space for two sailors, yet small enough for convenient single-handing. Instructors will love the practical design solutions engineered by the RS team. Rotomolded polyethylene construction makes the RS Zest almost maintenance free – this is a boat to get you onto the water and into the wonderful world of sailing – no hassle – no end to the fun.


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Description

Details

Space – Security – Safety
  • Many boats in this sector are sailed by two but really suited to one… Cockpit space in the RS Zest changes that – a mini double hander that can be sailed solo
  • Class leading crew space with a choice of secure inner and outboard seating areas – 3-stage sitting positions to build confidence and encourage progression
  • Easily handled by youngsters while the space offers added comfort for adults
  • Exceptionally stable hull form
  • Moulded-in grab points for helm and crew make it easier to get aboard after a capsize

Practical features for instructors & families
  • “Hinging” mast step system for ease and greater safety – can be done by pupils and youngsters
  • Clunk-Click mast gate lock. Simple – Safe
  • Lock-Up & Lock-Down rudder system with Kick-Up grounding system. Simple – Strong
  • Pivoting centerboard instead of a daggerboard. User-friendly – Damage resistant
  • Roller furling main – easy reefing from on board or an instructor’s RIB
  • High visibility sail colour
  • Built-in tow points – makes towing 6 boats convenient

Fun – Simple – Stylish
  • Rewarding performance – just like every RS
  • Modern styling
  • Engineered-in features

Lowest maintenance – Greatest durability
  • Comptec PE3 construction – state of the art three layer rotomoulding system
  • Toughest outer skin – middle foam layer for stiffness – strong inner skin
  • RS process leads the way & enables additional thickness in high load areas
  • Reduces overall weight for better sailing – every RS offers the best performance and most rewarding handling
  • Maximum use of shape to distribute loads and remove need for bolt on reinforcements
  • Built in buoyancy from thick foam layer
  • Strongest fittings attachment – brass inserts moulded into the hull structure
  • Virtually maintenance free

RS Zest Accessories
  • 1.2m² Dacron jib
  • Rowing kit – oars & rowlocks
  • Top cover
  • Mast & rolled sail cover sock
  • Launching trolley
  • Road trailer combi base
  • Wind indicator
  • Mast head float



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 BoatSales@WestCoastSailing.net or (503) 285-5536 ext 2.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Specifications
  • Length - 3.59m (11'9")
  • Beam - 1.47m (4'10")
  • Hull Weight - 68kg (150lbs)
  • Sail area – mainsail and jib - 6.9m² (71.5ft²)
  • Mainsail – Dacron, reefable - 5.7m² (59ft²)
  • Jib – Dacron - 1.2m² (12.5ft²)
  • Hull construction - Comptec PE3 durable polyethylene
  • Mast - 2-part aluminium alloy, foam filled top
  • Boom - Aluminium alloy
  • Rudder Blade - Polypropylene
  • Rudder Stock - Moulded glass/nylon – lift & lock system
  • Tiller Extension - Aluminium alloy
  • Centreboard - Polypropylene, pivoting
SKU 10126
UPC No
MPN RS Zest
Condition New
Manufacturer RS Sailing

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