RS 800

SKU: 10044
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A high performance double trapeze skiff built for speed. Offering the excitement of skiff sailing with high quality construction and design, the RS 800 is more manageable and easier to own than comparable skiffs. The RS 800 is lightweight yet durable with carbon spars, mylar sails, and user-friendly controls. Like other skiffs, it’s not easy to sail at first, but with practice and technique offers huge rewards.

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  • Long and narrow on the waterline to reduce the drag.
  • Flared topsides give reserve buoyancy for easier handling.
  • Large, carefully positioned kick blocks make the transition from cockpit to trapeze very easy.
  • Cockpit design offers the helmsman a secure steering position from which to initiate maneuvers.
  • Large spinnaker chute forward of the jib tack for fast hoists and drops with minimum loads.
  • Incredibly light 62kg hull weight. Ready to sail the whole outfit is a staggering 110kg light.
  • High tech construction system uses the tried, tested and immensely strong RS epoxy foam sandwich system.

  • Foils
  • Daggerboard for low drag.
  • Lifting rudder for easy launch and recovery.
  • Sophisticated GRP sandwich construction gives strong, light, high performance foils.

  • Rig
  • Very light carbon composite mast and the flexible top section delivers excellent response in puffs.
  • Sealed mast to reduce the tendency for the boat to invert when capsized.
  • Mainsail and jib are built from ultra light, strong and high visibility mylar / kevlar laminate.
  • Only the top two mainsail battens are full length, to create a light and forgiving rig.
  • Self tacking jib ensures easy maneuvers, especially offwind.
  • Asymmetric spinnaker design with relatively short foot to minimize sheet loads and a high clew to aid visibility.

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.

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Additional Info

Additional Info

  • Length: 15' 9"
  • Beam: 6'2"-9'6"
  • Hull weight : 136lb
  • Sailing weight: 242lb
  • Sail area main / jib: 172sq ft
  • Sail area spinnaker: 225sq ft
  • Hull: Epoxy GRP foam sandwich
  • Spars: Carbon composite mast. Aluminum alloy boom. Composite bowsprit.
  • Sails: Mylar / kevlar semi battened mainsail. Fully battened jib. Twin patch radial cut spinnaker.
  • Foils: Daggerboard and lifting rudder. GRP foam sandwich.
SKU 10044
MPN RS 800
Condition New
Manufacturer RS Sailing


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