This a two-person dinghy designed and manufactured by Vanguard Sailboats in Rhode Island. It is a simple yet high performance boat. There are only two sails, and main and jib. This makes it easy to start and also very comparable to dinghy used in college sailing like the the 420 and FJ, all are non-spinnaker boats. The Vanguard differs from these other designs in the fact that its hull is wider and flatter, making heavy air reaches a blast. The stats are:

This boat was designed by Bob Ames. It is very popular with ex-college sailors.

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