Topaz Omega

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Topaz Omega
Boat
Crew 1–7
Trapeze Optional
Hull
Type Monohull
Construction Topaz TRILAM
Hull weight 160 kg (350 lb)
LOA 4.7 m (15 ft)*
Beam 1.88 m (6.2 ft)*
Hull appendages
Keel/board type Centerboard
Sails
Mainsail area 10.27 m2 (110.5 sq ft)
Jib/genoa area 3.75 m2 (40.4 sq ft)
Spinnaker area 14.66 m2 (157.8 sq ft)
Racing
RYA PN 1075[1]

The Topaz Omega is a Sailing dinghy created by Topper International designed for between 1 and 7 crew members. It is sailed at many clubs around the world[2] and is an ISAF 'Learn to Sail' class.[3]

Performance and design[edit]

The Omega is an incredibly versatile three-sail boat that is fantastic for club racing, teaching or estuary sailing and picnicking. This boat is the largest in the Topper range (the hull can comfortably hold up to six). The beamy, chined hull inspires great confidence making the Omega stable and easy to control. The huge, spacious cockpit with its gnav kicker offers roomy and comfortable sailing and is an ideal teaching platform for large groups. The boat can be sailed single-handedly due to the zip-reefing system in the mainsail adding yet another layer of versatility.

The Omega is a versatile dinghy that can be used for learning to sail, to club racing.[4] The Omega, the largest of the topper range, is a good boat for training, being stable with plenty of room for three trainees and an instructor. The boat has a Gnav kicker system which gives you more room in the cockpit.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portsmouth Yardstick" (PDF). RYA. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Topper International - Omega Reviews". Topper International. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  3. ^ "World Sailing - Learn to Sail". World Sailing. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "Topaz Omega". Yachts and Yachting. Retrieved 17 March 2017. 

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