A Laser is also a type of sailboat made by Vanguard Sailboats USA. It was designed in the 1970s by Bruce Kirby. It is a single-handed boat with a cat rig. Its specs are as follows:

The Laser is the most popular dinghy in the world. It is used as an Olympic class and is the standard for single-handed racing. Some of the worlds best sailors have come out of Lasers.