The next step after the Bug, Optimist or Pico.
The Laser 4.7 features the same hull as the Laser and Laser Radial; a smaller sail plan make it more manageable for lighter and younger sailors. The 4.7 is the next step into competitive sailing after the Bug or Optimist. Recognized as a youth class across the world, the 4.7 is a great entry to the community of Laser sailing.
The Laser 4.7 comes standard as the Laser 4.7 Race version. The Laser 4.7 Race features the Harken Race upgrade cunningham outhaul kit, Harken Race upgrade vang, gorilla tiller and extension, sail, Harken ratchet block, padded toe strap.
Upgrade to the Laser XD is available for race oriented sailors. The Laser XD features the XD Harken vang system, XD Harken cunningham outhaul kit, XD carbon tiller and extension, 6mm anti-twist dinghy mainsheet from FSE Robline, sail, padded toe-strap, Harken 57mm ratchet block w/ Mega spring, 5mm SK90 dyneema traveller, Mega bolt and 3mm dyneema dinghy control rudder downhaul.