Division II (windsurf board)
|LOA||3.9 m (13 ft)|
|Mainsail area||6.7 m2 (72 sq ft)|
|Former Olympic class|
The 1988 Olympics, saw the introduction of Lechner Division II boards. The Division II class used a 6.5 m sail and were round bottomed boards designed for upwind sailing in light to moderate winds.
Although they were difficult to sail downwind and a technical board to sail upwind, they are still the fastest 370 cm (12 ft) board upwind in up to 8 kn (4 m/s) of breeze. The contest for the Olympic board had been between the Davidson (a Swedish design) and the Lechner built in Austria. The final Olympic rig was available less than a year before the Olympics.
|| New Zealand (NZL)
| Netherlands Antilles (AHO)
| United States (USA)|
Like in 1984, the supplied equipment was rotated daily (except for the rigs).
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