Lechner A-390

Summary

For the 1992 Olympics,[1] 'Lechner A-390 was an Olympic Class. It was only raced at the Games that year.

Lechner A-390 Olympic Board
Lechner A-390.svg
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Development
DesignOne Design
NameLechner A-390 Olympic Board
Crew1
Boat
Crew1
Hull
TypeSailboard
LOA3.9 m (13 ft)
Beam0.63 m (2 ft 1 in)
Sails
Mainsail area7.3 m2 (79 sq ft)
Former Olympic class

DescriptionEdit

Lechner was modified their Division II to bring the centreboard and mast track further aft. The rig supplier, Neil Pryde, was decided 3 years before the Olympics.

Games Gold Silver Bronze
1992 Barcelona
Women's
details
  New Zealand (NZL)
Barbara Kendall
  China (CHN)
Zhang Xiaodong
  Netherlands (NED)
Dorien de Vries
1992 Barcelona
Men's
details
  France (FRA)
Franck David
  United States (USA)
Mike Gebhardt
  Australia (AUS)
Lars Kleppich

The supplied equipment stayed with the sailor for the entire regatta as it was expected that each board needed special tuning to the daggerboard system.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.sailing.org/olympics/history-part-5.php Archived 2010-03-29 at the Wayback Machine Olympic sailing report ISAF

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