RS Sailing
Premier Way, Abbey Park
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9DQ
01794 526760
RS Sailing
Premier Way, Abbey Park
Romsey Hampshire SO51 9DQ
01794 526760

Inspiring young sailors into a lifetime in our sport – The RS Tera

July 27, 2020
RS Tera MK2

The RS Tera – a fast and exciting 21st-century single-hander that looks cool and makes sailing addictive!

From entry level to international competition the RS Tera gets kids hooked on sailing. And that’s exactly what we want. It’s packed with features that make sailing safe and easy. It comes up dry from a capsize. It’s quick and simple to rig by youngsters. It’s tough. Two sail sizes mean small novices and experienced teenagers love the RS Tera equally, so parents do too.
Above all, at the beach with family – or on the World Circuit with international competitors – the emphasis is on fun afloat while building incredible sailing experiences.


Don’t just take our word for it

“An ideal boat to introduce kids to sailing – modern looking, fun to sail and exceptional value…buy one and burn the Playstation”. – WhatBoat Magazine

“Safer, non-swamping, self-bailing, kid-right-able, faster, more fun, durable, comfortable, and affordable boats are finally available. This realization is quickly gaining acceptance”. – Berkeley Green
California – USA

“…if a boat as simple, slick and downright easy to sail as the Tera had been around when I was a child, I would have wanted to do a lot more sailing.” – David Ritchie – Former RYA National Sailing Coach


The Specification

Here’s the basics that you need to know;

Exciting and safe
• Exciting – responsive in light winds and planes readily in a breeze
• Easy – stable and well balanced
• Capsize friendly – self draining cockpit and righted with ease
• Fast progress – reduced tendency to stick in “irons”
• Foredeck & aft-deck design – leads to correct sailor position
• Modern –- great looks that youngsters love
• Safe – high, light, padded boom

More convenient
• Quick to rig – easy for a child
• Light – for youngsters to launch unaided
• Transportable – light and small enough to easily roof rack and store

More versatile
• Small enough – for a 30kg youngster
• Big enough – for sailors up to 70kg
• Spacious enough – for two small children
• Optional rowing kit – for windless fun afloat
• All rounder – stable enough for beginners, exciting performance

Lowest maintenance – greater 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 thickness variation for high load areas
• Reduces overall weight – every RS offers the best performance and handling
• Integral buoyancy from thick foam layer
• Strongest fittings attachment – brass inserts moulded into the hull structure
• Virtually maintenance free

World Sailing International Class
• From novice to World Championship competition
• Fun – emphasis on enjoyment afloat & ashore, even at top level
• Pathway – gets kids hooked and builds the lifetime sailing pathway

RS Tera Sport
• Perfect for juniors from 30kg
• 3.7m² reefing half battened Dacron Sport sail
• Same mast as the Pro
• Easy reefing around the mast – vertical battens
• Store the sail furled

RS Tera Pro
• Perfect for juniors and small adults from 40kg
• 4.8m² fully battened Mylar Pro sail
• Light and powerful
• Same mast as the Sport
• Assists progression – a new sail instead of a new boat


Interested?

Is there a young sailor in your life that you would like to inspire? Get in touch with the RS Team today or check out our pricing page to find out more about this exciting 21st-century single-hander.

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