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    RS Zest Sailboat with Jib Kit

    RS Sailboats RS Zest Sailboat with Jib Kit


    Product description

    A 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.

    Space – Security – Safety
    • 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
    Practical features for instructors & families
    • “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
    • Jib sail for added performance 
    Fun – Simple – Stylish
    • Rewarding performance – just like every RS
    • Modern styling
    • Engineered-in features
    Lowest maintenance – Greatest 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 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
    Best value
    • RS quality at a price that represents true value
    RS Zest Accessories
    • Rowing kit – oars & rowlocks
    • Top cover
    • Mast & rolled sail cover sock
    • Launching trolley
    • Wind indicator
    • Mast head float

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