Megabyte

SKU: 10078

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$9,250.00

The Megabtye is a fast, yet stable boat that can be sailed with two crew or raced singlehanded. The boat was designed to carry some “serious weight” with a proper cockpit laid out for two people, but with the simplicity of a single sail. The Megabyte’s lightweight, tapered, carbon fiber mast and fully battened Mylar sail provide plenty of power when needed, and are easy to depower with well led controls. Sailors well over 200 lbs can singlehand the Megabyte competitively and comfortably thanks to its powerful sail plan, deep cockpit, and high boom. The two piece carbon fiber mast and 130 lb hull make Megabytes easy to car top and transport. The Megabyte was designed by Farr Yacht Design and selected as Boat of the Year by Sailing World in 2000.


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Description

Details

Construction
  • Glass reinforced polyester, foam sandwich
  • All Megabyte cockpit fittings are supported by tapped aluminum backing plates
  • Large inspection hatch to access rear storage space

Hardware
  • Safety grabrail for capsize recovery
  • Double bailers, fore and aft

Sails and Rigging
  • Fully battened mylar sail
  • Carbon fiber two-piece mast
  • Vang, outhaul and cunningham controls led to cockpit sides
  • Padded hiking straps for skipper and crew

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.
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  • 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.
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Additional Info

Additional Info

Specifications
  • Length: 14' 3"
  • Beam: 5' 2"
  • Sail Area: 100 ft2
  • Hull Weight: 130lbs
  • Capacity: 1 Person
SKU 10078
UPC No
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Manufacturer Zim Sailing

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