RS Quest

A modern family or training dinghy with features that move the game forward. Big enough for an instructor and also 2 or 3 pupils. Perfect for mum, dad and youngsters – small enough to handle easily ashore and afloat. Inspired by the UK Sea Cadets to replace their aging fleet, the RS Quest has rapidly become the best-selling dinghy of its type worldwide. Durable rotomoulded polyethylene construction, space and stability as well as reefing, spinnaker, stowage and a host of other options. It’s not easy to make it all work but RS’s development team have nailed it on this boat.

See product description below for full details.

The RS Quest is available in a couple of setup options, please go to the official site www.rssailing.com to see the full range of options. We are here to help too, feel free to get in touch and we can help with pricing and details, please call +852 2827 5876 or use our contact page.

Description

RS Quest

RS QuestA modern family or training dinghy with features that move the game forward. Big enough for an instructor and also 2 or 3 pupils. Perfect for mum, dad and youngsters – small enough to handle easily ashore and afloat. Inspired by the UK Sea Cadets to replace their aging fleet, the RS Quest has rapidly become the best-selling dinghy of its type worldwide. Durable rotomoulded polyethylene construction, space and stability as well as reefing, spinnaker, stowage and a host of other options. It’s not easy to make it all work but RS’s development team have nailed it on this boat.

RS Quest Features

Big feel from a compact boat
  • RS Comptec PE3 rotomoulded polyethylene construction
  • Engineered for maximum strength and minimum maintenance
  • Exceptionally stable hull – unrivalled in this size
  • Large, self draining, cockpit for up to 4 adults
Configurable to suit you
  • Open plan or with spray shedding foredeck
  • Removable seats and thwart
  • Main and jib
  • Asymmetric or symmetrical spinnaker options
  • Trapeze option
  • Outboard motor bracket option
Adventures afloat
  • Exceptional features for family sailing and also exploration
  • Sparkling and fun – practical and reassuring
  • Easy to transport – quick to rig
Training excellence
  • Developed in conjunction with the UK Sea Cadets & also training experts
  • Unrivalled practically and range of use
  • Already the world’s best-selling boat of its size in the training sector
Convenience ashore and afloat
  • Pivoting mast heel for easy rigging
  • Hand holds for easy lifting
  • Towing eyes
  • Lifting points
  • 3 point landing on bilge rails
  • Rub rail reinforcement near transom
Easy rig control
  • Jib furler for safety and launch / recovery convenience
  • Mainsail slab reefing
  • 2-part aluminium mast
  • Foam filled top mast and also a flotation bag system for inversion resistance
  • External halyards and boom controls for easy maintenance
  • Durable Dacron sails
User friendly foils
  • Pivoting centreboard
  • Durable aluminium rudder blade
  • Tiller driven lift & lock rudder system

Specs

Length 4.29m (14’1″)
Beam 1.83m (6’0″)
Hull Weight 133kg (293lbs)
Sailing weight (ex foredeck) 190kg (419lbs)
Sail area – mainsail and jib 11.0m² (118ft²)
Sail area – asymmetric spinnaker 11.0m² (118ft²)
Sail area – symmetric spinnaker 10.0m² (107ft²)
Hull construction Comptec PE3 durable polyethylene
Spars Aluminium two-part mast, aluminium boom, aluminium spinnaker pole
Main material Dacron
Jib material Dacron
Spinnaker material – asymmetric and symmetric Dynalite Ripstop
Foils GRP centreboard and aluminium lift & lock rudder
Deck fittings Allen/Selden

The RS Quest is available in a couple of setup options, please go to the official site www.rssailing.com to see the full range of options. We are also here to help too, feel free to get in touch and we can help with pricing and details, please call +852 2827 5876 or use our contact page.