Lehman 12




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One-Design Class Type: Dinghy

Was this boat built to be sailed by youth or adults? Both

Approximately how many class members do you have? 150

About Lehman 12

Lehman 12 Dinghy’s have been a staple in Southern California one design racing since its inception in 1953. Lehman 12s are very responsive to weight, trim, and steering making it a challenging and competitive class. The Lehman 12 class is still one of the most active racing dingy classes in Southern California.


Boats Produced: 400

Class boat builder(s):

W. D. Schock
PlastiGlass Co.

Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? 400

Where is your One-Design class typically sailed in the USA? List regions of the country:

Southern California

Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? No

Ideal combined weight of range of crew:  319 Lbs.

Boat Designed in 1953

Beam: 4’7″

Weight of rigged boat without sails: 181 Lbs.


Mast Height: 20’4″