Boat Specifications

Make: RS Sailing
Model: RS Zest
Year: 2020
Length: 11 ft. 9 in.
Type: Racing Sailboats
Listing: 2154554
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~RS Zest

Brand new compact boat that delivers more crew space and practical, enjoyable features than older generation rivals. The RS Zest replaces the RS Quba and is already a hit with training centres and families. Class leading space for two sailors, yet small enough for convenient single-handing. Instructors will love the practical design solutions engineered by our team. Rotomoulded 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.
Beam: 4 ft. 10 in.
Standard features:
Length: 11' 9"
Beam: 4' 10"
Hull Weight: 150 lbs
Sail area – mainsail and jib: 71.5 ft
Mainsail – Dacron, reefable: 59 ft
Jib – Dacron: 12.5 ft
Hull construction: Comptec PE3 durable polyethylene
Mast: 2-part aluminum alloy, foam filled top
Boom: Aluminum alloy
Rudder blade: Polypropylene
Rudder stock: Moulded glass/nylon – lift & lock system
Tiller extension: Aluminum alloy
Centerboard: Polypropylene, pivoting

Standard Features

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

"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

Rewarding performance – just like every RS
Modern styling
Engineered-in features

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 quality at a price that represents true value

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

Optional features:

Optional Features
Jib – Dacron
Rowing kit
Mast head float
Wind indicator
Top cover
Mast/rolled sail sock cover
Launching trolley

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RS Sailing
170 West
Draper, UT 84020
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