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Laser 5000

Laser 5000

The 5000 was the most exciting new boat to enter the dinghy racing scene in the early 1990's. Not only does it offer high performance adrenalin filled thrills, it is also allowed different size crews to compete equally for the first time.

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Show news 5000 reasons to celebrate 25 years
Twin-wire skiff sailing's early pioneers are set to meet at Hayling Island
Posted on 26 Oct 2019
Sailing's Mr Nice Guy
We interview Dave Hall of Hyde Sails
Posted on 17 Jan 2017
Radical Thinking
A huge change in the sport over the last 25 years
Posted on 18 Dec 2014
Lymington Dinghy Regatta preview
Clubs combine for July event
Posted on 20 Jun 2013
Great North Asymmetric Challenge preview
Dont be bound in shallows and in miseries
Posted on 4 Apr 2013
Laser 5000s at Grafham Water
During the Laser multi-class regatta
Posted on 1 Jun 2012
Laser 5000 Training at Grafham
First event of a busy season
Posted on 25 Apr 2012
Laser 5000 Inlands at Rutland
Plus final Travellers Series positions
Posted on 20 Oct 2011
Laser 5000s at Loch Lomond
Plenty of accidental sail washing
Posted on 6 Sep 2011
Laser 5000 nationals at Filey
Held as part of the Filey Regatta
Posted on 29 Jun 2011
Laser 5000s at Poole
Low wind racing and high wind survival
Posted on 10 May 2011
Action packed summer ahead
For the Laser 5000 fleet
Posted on 30 Apr 2011
Laser 5000 Inlands at Rutland
Final event of the 2010 circuit
Posted on 21 Oct 2010
Laser 5000 Europeans overall
A few new faces contesting
Posted on 12 Aug 2010
Laser 5000 Europeans update
6 races held on Lake Mohnesee
Posted on 5 Aug 2010
Laser 5000 Europeans preview
Just over a week to go
Posted on 23 Jul 2010
Laser 5000 nationals overall
Very strong winds reduce fleet
Posted on 8 Jul 2010
Laser 5000 nationals day 1
High spiritis and euphoric singing
Posted on 4 Jul 2010
Laser 5000 nationals preview
Chances of upset at the top of the fleet
Posted on 29 Jun 2010
Laser 5000 Training Weekend
Four boats sail from Thorney Island
Posted on 29 May 2010
Laser 5000 season preview
A big year ahead
Posted on 10 Mar 2010
Laser 5000 Inlands at Grafham
Together with other Laser classes
Posted on 9 Nov 2009
Laser 5000 nationals at Warsash
An important venue for the class
Posted on 16 Jun 2009
Laser 5000 Inlands at Rutland
Together with the 2000s & Vagos
Posted on 24 Oct 2008
5000 nationals at Weston
A gathering of 10 teams
Posted on 3 Jul 2008
Laser 5000 Inlands
Light winds at Rutland
Posted on 17 Oct 2007
Laser 5000 Nationals
Pink Goggles awarded
Posted on 24 Jun 2007
Laser 5000 Lymington preview
Only 5 days to go
Posted on 10 Apr 2006
Laser 5000 season preview
Visiting some fantastic locations
Posted on 31 Mar 2006
Laser 5000 Inlands at Rutland
McKees prove a point
Posted on 26 Sep 2005
Links
Laser 5000 UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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Laser 5000s on Lake Garda
© Nick Kirk / N D K Photography
Laser 5000s during the Laser multi-class at Grafham
© Richard Janulewicz
Laser 5000s on Lake Garda
© Nick Kirk / N D K Photography
Laser 5000s on Lake Garda
© 5000 class
Laser 5000s on Lake Garda
© 5000 class
Dave Hall & Toney Freer out in the Laser 5000
© Peter Danby
It is easy to write the Laser 5000 of as being the leaden ‘5-tonner', but that is to ignore the ground-breaking advance that the boat represented
© Boats.com
Laser 5000s during the Laser multi-class at Grafham
© Richard Janulewicz / www.fotoboat.com
Laser 5000s during the Laser multi-class at Grafham
© Richard Janulewicz / www.fotoboat.com
Laser 5000 training event at Grafham
© Neil Luckett
Laser 5000 training event at Grafham
© Neil Luckett
Laser 5000 training event at Grafham
© Neil Luckett
39th Bloody Mary at Queen Mary
© Mike Rice / www.fotoboat.com
Prizewinners at the Laser 5000 open meeting sponsored by Glengoyne Distillery
© Richard Owens
Laser 5000 open meeting sponsored by Glengoyne Distillery
© Alister Kinsman
Laser 5000 open meeting sponsored by Glengoyne Distillery
© Alister Kinsman
Laser 5000 open meeting sponsored by Glengoyne Distillery
© Alister Kinsman
Laser 5000 nationals at Filey
© FSC
Laser 5000 nationals at Filey
© FSC
Laser 5000 nationals at Filey
© FSC
Laser 5000 nationals at Filey
© FSC
Laser 5000 nationals at Filey
© FSC
Laser 5000s at Poole
© Mike Millard
Laser 5000s at Poole
© Mike Millard
Laser 5000s at Poole
© Mike Millard
Laser 5000 Inlands at Rutland
© Peter Davies
Laser 5000 Inlands at Rutland
© Peter Davies
Laser 5000 Inlands at Rutland
© Peter Davies
Laser 5000 Europeans on Lake Mohnesee
© Clive Grant
Laser 5000 Europeans on Lake Mohnesee
© Clive Grant