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|LOA||3.2 metres (10 ft 6 in)|
|Beam||1.295 metres (4 ft 3.0 in)|
|Hull weight||40.9 kilograms (90 lb)|
|Mainsail area||4.9 square metres (53 sq ft)|
|Jib / Genoa area||1.9 square metres (20 sq ft)|
|Spinnaker area||4.1 square metres (44 sq ft)|
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The Flying Ant is a class of sailing dinghy. The boat has a plywood design originally designed by John Spencer in New Zealand during the 1950s. It is normally sailed by two individuals under 17 years of age.
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