Techno 293




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One-Design Class Type: Sail and Kite Boards

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

Approximately how many class members do you have? 150

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About Techno 293

The Techno 293 Class is the internationally recognized feeder class to the Olympics. There are World Championships for Under 17, U15, and U13 age groups, as well as Techno 293Plus Class for 17 and older using a larger, 8.5m, rig. Most of the Olympic sailors started in the Techno 293 Class. This is a strict One Design Class which allows no upgrades. The equipment is affordable and remarkably durable. The Techno 293 World Championships usually attract more than 400 sailors.


Boats Produced: 50,000

Class boat builder(s):

Tahe Outdoors in Vannes, France

Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? 500

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

Florida, New England, Mid West, California

Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? No

Ideal combined weight of range of crew:  60-180

Boat Designed in 2000

Beam: 31″

Weight of rigged boat without sails: 30

Draft: 16″

Mast Height: 7’6″