While the Vela One Meter sailboat is easy enough for beginners, it also boasts cutting-edge materials and performance features that make it a worthy competitor. When not on the water, the Vela's impressive dimensions, brilliant colors and included stand make it equally worthy of display.
Over 6-1/2 feet (2 meters) tall.
2.4GHz sailboat radio system with high-torque sail winch servo.
High-performance fiberglass racing hull.
SPECIFICATIONS Stock Number: AQUB0200 Hull Length: 40 in (1015 mm) Beam: 6.5 in (165 mm) Height: 79 in (2005 mm) Weight: 6 lb (2.72 kg) Includes: Tactic™ 2.4GHz sailboat radio, installed high-torque sail winch servo, display stand Requires: 8 "AA" batteries
Standing over 6-1/2 feet (2 meters) tall, the Vela is a commanding presence on any lake or pond. Except for "AA" batteries, everything required for operation is included — as well as a folding wooden stand for maintenance and display.
Special high-performance features:
Competition-grade carbon-fiber mast.
Quick-release rigging connectors.
Reinforced sail edges and corners.
TTX242 2.4GHz Spread Spectrum Radio System
The included, 2-channel Tactic 2.4GHz sailboat radio eliminates any chance of same-channel signal conflicts. Sail with any number of racers, without unwanted interference. The included Tactic TR324 3-Channel Receiver has no external antenna, making it an easy fit in the Vela's radio box.
High-torque Sail Winch Servo
In addition to its powerful rudder servo, the Vela also comes with a very high-quality, high-torque sail winch servo that features ball bearings and durable metal gears. Supplying 153 oz-in (11 kg-cm) torque at 6V, it has the muscle you need to move big sails in any sailing condition.