Boat Specifications

Make: RS Sailing
Model: RS 500 XL
Year: 2020
Length: 14 ft. 3 in.
Type: Racing Sailboats
Listing: 2154564
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~RS500

Fast and exciting single trapeze double-hander with a fantastic European racing circuit and an awesome social scene. The RS500's infectious popularity has created a growing International Class with World Championships in fabulous venues every year. The RS500 has unmatched asymmetric skiff style performance, one-design competition, plus a youth and adult age range. Costs and the experience required are surprisingly attainable – it's all about amazing sailing and the spirit of the RS community.
Beam: 5 ft. 2 in.
Standard features:
Specifications
Length: 14' 3"
Beam: 5' 2"
Mainsail - Radial cut Mylar: 100'
Jib - Radial cut Mylar - battened: 37'
Gennaker: Dynalite 145'
Mast: Tapered - aluminum alloy
Boom: Aluminum alloy
Bowsprit: Aluminum alloy
Centerboard - pivoting: GRP sandwich
Rudder - lifting: GRP sandwich
Rudder stock + tiller + extension: Aluminum alloy


Standard Features
WORLD SAILING INTERNATIONAL CLASS
Growing Class with an active scene on the RS Racing Circuit
Full Class program up to World Championship level
Ideally suited to moderate weight teams – with many mixed crews
Single trapeze and gennaker – fast one-design competition

SPEED AND HANDLING
Light, stiff and easily driven – the RS500 delivers exciting performance with user-friendly handling
Every element designed to add performance, make the boat easier to sail, reduce complication and streamline production
Uncluttered and spacious cockpit is class leading in its comfort for adults and young sailors
Self draining cockpit
Pivoting centerboard and rudder make launching and recovery easy – shallow waters less risky

EXCITING AND BUILT TO PERFORM
Quick to rig – easy to own – competitive, fast and a blast
The hull design, cockpit ergonomics and rig size result from extensive R & D allowing the RS500 to suit sailors across a broad weight range
GRP composite hull construction with responsive feel and performance
Light – stiff – strong

RIG TECHNOLOGY
Rig design for power control and maximum crew weight range within a manageable size and loads
Mylar XL spec mainsail and jib for light weight, low stretch, visibility and performance.
Compression strut vang gives clear forward cockpit space for efficient, run through, crewing
Asymmetric gennaker with double patch chute system

ACCESSORIES
Dacron S spec small mainsail & jib – for training and holiday centers
Top cover – breathable polycotton
Under cover – Nylon
Launching trolley
Road trailer base
Padded rudder bag
D12 rope trapeze lines
Carbon fiber tiller extension
Burgee wind indicator
TackTick Micro compass inc mast bracket
Race rope pack – tapered sheets & gennaker halyard
Capsize righting lines


Optional features:

Optional Features
Mainsail - Dacron 7.5m (80ft)
Jib - Dacron 3.0m (31ft)
Padded toe straps - for crew
Top cover Breathable polycotton
Under cover Nylon
Launching trolley
Road trailer base
Padded rudder bag
Twin trapeze pack
D12 rope trapeze lines
Carbon fiber tiller extension
Burgee wind indicator
TackTick Micro compass Including mast bracket
Race rope pack Tapered sheets & gennaker halyard
Capsize righting lines

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RS Sailing
170 West
Draper, UT 84020
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