Laser Sail Number Placement: The Do’s and Don’ts and what you need to know.
You may or may not know this but when it comes to laser sail numbering there are a handful of specific rules you need to follow for your Laser Sail to be considered class legal.
In order for your sail to be class legal for any international event the sail number will need to be the right colors, in the right color order, the right size, the right spacing, and well, you get the idea. Thankfully, you found this post and we are here to guide you along the way, every last millimeter of it..
First off, find yourself a class legal sail and class legal sail numbers. Done? Ok good, on to the next part.
Use this custom crafted APS Instructions for Applying Sail Number PDF for a detailed step by step guide for applying Laser, Laser Radial, and Laser 4.7 sail numbers.
There are no fancy tools needed, but a yard stick, a pen or pencil, and a 1 ft. ruler will come in handy.
Watch the video below featuring our Boat Sail Function Owner, John Maloney, to grab some extra tips, and to see the process in action from start to finish.
Two notes: we kind of apologize for the tape gun that keeps going off during the video. We filmed this right next to our Shipping Department and these gosh darn youngsters have no respect for folks trying to film a video for a moderately viewed niche blog. “We have to get customer’s orders out!”, they cried. Oh well, we tried…
Also, around the 4:20 mark, Jarrett starts moaning in the background like a choking walrus to throw John off his game — John has none of it. He’s a pro… you hear me? Pro.