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Hansa 2.3 Wide

Hansa Sailing 2_3 Flyer.pdf

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The Hansa 2.3 wide is as the Hansa 2.3 single but with seating for two people combined weight under 100kg + 20kg luggage.

It is an ideal choice for sailability groups that plan to have children teaching or taking other children just for the ride. The wide seat gives seating for two small people. The simplicity of having just one sail makes it very safe, allowing the sailor to be trained in each element of control and in the basics of racing strategies and tactics.


In an ideal club arrangement the sailor would then move into the 2.3 single for their first solo sailing and racing, which is a massive confidence builder.
The use of the more experienced child sailors as trainers to other children is a great way of building character and esteem.
If adults are to be the trainers (combined weight over 100kg + 20kg luggage) then the 303 wide would be a better choice.

Summary of Main Features

  • Steered by manual joystick.
  • Mainsail controlled by a manual mainsheet.
  • High boom is kept well away from helms head.
  • No hiking out necessary.
  • With the seat keeping the helms weight low plus weighted centre board type keel, the boat is virtually uncapsizable.
  • Strong construction with solid bonded hull to deck.
  • The boat, mast and launching trolley fit neatly and easily onto standard car roof bars.
  • Available in many different colours of deck and sail for easily distinguishable fleet sailing, which is very useful for safety monitoring and video/photo feedback.
  • Selected by many Sailability throughout the world as their introductory boat because of its compatibility with the needs of people with a very wide range of disabilities.
  • So simple and stable almost anyone can use these boats.
  • Extremely comfortable, nimble and above all great fun.

A choice of 10 deck colours. red, orange, yellow, lime, light blue, dark blue, lilac, pink, jade and light grey.
and 10 sail colours
The 2.3 sails are white with a coloured flash usually to match the deck colours
red, orange, yellow, lime, light blue, dark blue, lilac, pink, jade, white.
This makes for easily distinguishable fleet sailing, which is very useful for safety monitoring and video/photo feedback. Or for your club or sponsors colours to be chosen
Your own special deck colours can also be provided, Just let us know the details and we can usually provide
and all at no extra cost !

Hansa 2.3 Hard Seats

The hard seat is an optional extra and comes in two sizes. It is designed to give more side support and to help prevent the sailor slipping down into the consol area. The seat is instantly removable by drawing 1 pin and untying two lashing cords.

There is a small hard "side seat" that can be fitted with the hammock seat still fitted which allows a child or small person to be in the hard seat and an adult or another child to accompany them
Important

Note: Fitting a large or small hard seat will make the 2.3 wide a single seater.

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Specification

Length 2.3 m
Beam 1.25 m
Draft 0.75 m
Weight 48 kg (including 15 kg in the keel).
Sail Plan Unirig
Sail Area 3.8 sq mtrs (reefable to 0.5 sq. m)
Mast Unstayed 4 m
Seating Wide hammock seat suitable for an adult and a child or two small to medium sized adults.
Capacity 100kg + 20kg luggage

Controls:
Steering Manual joystick
Mainsheet Manual mainsheet.
Reefing Manual (hauling line). (This is set before sailing for racing but can be adjusted whilst sailing if cruising)
Hull Strong GRP construction with solid bonded hull to deck joins. Positive buoyancy and heavily rockered for easy maneuverability.

PDF copies of all Hansa boat owners manuals are now available on this website. Go to the Boats section and then to a subpage under the boats section entitled Hansa Owners Manuals. or click this link to go directly to the page Access Owners Manuals

and above all great fun

A single boat, mast and launching trolley fits neatly and easily onto standard car roof bars.

Launch trolley for the Hansa 2.3

Specially designed Trailers to enable your club members to join in the Hansa Traveller events to meet and compete with other Hansa/Access sailors.

Specially designed boat covers and sail socks are available for the Hansa 2.3

Hansa Access Wheelchair User Transfer Dock/Pontoon This transfer dock/pontoon was developed to serve several purposes and address a number of safety issues: it provides safe transfer of sailors whatever their disability, allows safe keel down transfer from a shelving shore, is modular and portable allowing Hansa boat owners to use waters otherwise not accessible to disabled sailors, itís easy to launch, set up, recover and store. With this system the wheelchair is safely contained so as to prevent the danger of running off the pontoon. 

For PDF leaflets that can be easily printed click these links

Detailed Access 2.3 Wide leaflet

All Access Boats tri-fold leaflet

Access Systems Ancillary Equipment flier


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