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

The 2000 – exciting sailing and with easy handling that inspires confidence

October 20, 2020
2000 National Championships, Weymouth 2015

A highly successful dinghy class, the 2000 has active sailing club racing fleets and a full open circuit series plus championships, supported by an enthusiastic Class Association. With many features found in modern performance racing classes, such as a gennaker and a self draining cockpit, the 2000 combines exciting sailing and with easy handling that inspires confidence.

The 2000 sailboat is also well established as a great training boat within many leading organisations including the British Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force sailing programmes. The perfect transition from training into more advanced techniques and racing.

New builder, new era
LDC Sailing became the licensed manufacturer in 2013 providing many detailed improvements to the 2000 setting the stage for a new era of Class growth. A highly successful Class, the 2000 has active club racing fleets and a full open circuit series plus championships, supported by an enthusiastic Class Association.

Perfect for training and racing
The 2000 is also well established as a great training boat with many leading organisations including the British Royal Navy, Army, and Royal Air Force sailing programmes. Features including comfortable side decks and inner seating promotes confidence for the young or inexperienced crews and the pivoting centreboard and rudder make launching and recovery safe and simple. The 2000 is the perfect transition from training into more advanced techniques and racing.

Exciting sailing and easy handling
With many features found in modern performance classes, such as a spinnaker and a self draining cockpit, the 2000 combines exciting sailing with easy handling that inspire confidence. The option of two specifications enables the sailor or centre to tailor the boat to their needs.

On the Race spec boat the Mylar mainsail is light weight and low stretch. There is a Dacron mainsail on the Club spec boat for durability. The Dacron jib on both specs is furling, for convenience and safety. The integral furling drum within the jib tack bar gives a smooth spinnaker chute mouth and minimal chance of snagging.

Long lasting durability
The hull is easier and faster to handle made from GRP foam sandwich composite construction with a high strength laminate for durability and long life.

Find out more about the LDC 2000 here.

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