Sail in a class with over 200,000 boats in 140 countries with the the ILCA dinghy, the world’s most popular adult and youth single handed racing sailboat. It is a challenging boat that rewards athleticism, subtle steering and trimming techniques, as well as tactical excellence. In addition to being a singlehanded Olympic class boat for both men and women, the ILCA is actively sailed at the club, national and international levels. The Ovington ILCA dinghy is built to all International Laser Class Association one-design specifications so you can be confident in your investment.
Ovington Boats, the UK based builder specializing in high performance dinghies, was approved by the International Laser Class Association (ILCA) and World Sailing in August 2020. A long time supporter of the class and its sailors, West Coast Sailing carefully considered all new builders and sought to find the best ILCAs available. The team at West Coast Sailing is confident the Ovington ILCA will become the boat of choice for sailors looking for high quality spare parts, reliable support, and a strong track record of success. The fit and finish of these ILCAs is second to none and benefits from a long history of building high performance and Olympic level dinghies for the world's top sailors.
The Ovington ILCA is available in 3 rig sizes (ILCA 4, ILCA 6, and ILCA 7) and several packages to meet your sailing needs.
The ILCA landscape has evolved quickly in the past year with several new builders approved by the class. Ovington Boats, the UK based builder specializing in high performance dinghies, was approved in August 2020. West Coast Sailing carefully considered all new builders and sought to find the best ILCAs available and believes that the Ovington ILCA will be the boat of choice for sailors seeking top quality and support.
The International Laser Class Association (ILCA) is the primary entity that organizes Laser racing around the world. In 2019, ILCA began a process of authorizing new boat manufacturers to build boats that could be raced in ILCA events. Due to trademark considerations, this new boat, which shares all one design characteristics of the Laser, is known as the ILCA. For more info, check out our 'Laser vs ILCA' article below.
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Despite their size, we are able to ship most boats around North America safely and inexpensively. While boats don't qualify for free shipping, we do subsidize the cost for each customer to keep it reasonable. To see your exact cost, add a boat to your cart and it will show an exact flat rate cost as you checkout. Typically, small boats ship for $300-$600, medium sized boats ship for $400-$800, and larger boats, such as the RS Venture or RS21, ship for $700-$1200.
We represent a dozen sailboat brands from all around the world. Our dinghy sailboat inventory is second to none, with at least 100 boats in stock in our warehouse at any time. Our staff has extensive experience sailing, racing, rigging, coaching and delivering boats worldwide. This is what we do:
CURRENT LEAD TIME & AVAILABILITY
Due to the high demand for sailboat and kayak products, the team at West Coast Sailing is working hard to bring in as much inventory as possible. We receive multiple shipments over the course of the year with our allocated number of specific models and colors. Current lead time and availability information for specific sailboat and kayak models is posted on our website:
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