Length - 4.82m
Beam - 1.85m
Hull weight - 182.3kg
Max, Carrying Capacity - 6 People
Main sail Area - 8.83m2
Jib sail Area - 2.79m2
Genoa sail Area - 4.27m2
Spinnaker Area - 13.5m2
The most versatile sailing dinghy on the market, you will not find another dinghy in this class as stable as the mark IV Wayfarer cruiser.
The Wayfarer cruiser is a high quality, hand-built in Derby(UK), G.R.P. dinghy suitable for all the family. At just under 16 foot, this spacious dinghy can comfortably accommodate up to 6 adults and space for enjoying great family cruisers.
Its excellent handling characteristics ensure that beginners quickly gain confidence and can relax and have fun sooner. More experienced sailors can enjoy club racing or the challenges of the racing circuit.
The solid G.R.P. construction, of the Mark IV, provides good stiffness, long-term durability and very stylish lines. G.R.P. is easy to take care of which enables the Wayfarer to be maintained at a very high standard for many years.
The Wayfarer is a very versatile craft with a vast range of options for training, cruising and racing. It can be rigged for one purpose eg. cruising and later re-rigged to a different configuration eg. racing to meet changing need or interest.
The Cruising Wayfarer is ideal for pottering around with the ease of a furling jib and a reef-able mainsail, it is big enough for spending a night under the stars and it can be fitted with oars, anchors or even an outboard engine to suit your cruising needs. Our boats are built to order so you can choose from a range of options to suit your intended use.
The Wayfarer available with either asymmetric or symmetric spinnakers originally intended for sailing schools. The asymmetric is now available for all, providing a new dimension to this classic class (not suitable for racing).