The Fairwind 900 is a Radio-Controlled Sailing Yacht. The main difference
between this sailboat and the original Fairwind is the decal set.
FEATURES: One-Piece ABS Plastic Hull with Keel
Aluminum Mast and Boom
Battened Nylon Main and Jib Sails (both are white)
Many scale accessories (pulpit, steering wheel, anchor, etc)
2-channel operation (rudder and sail control)
Removable Mast (helps with transportation)
INCLUDES: Wood Display Stand, Decals, Hardware Package, Foam Tape,
Illustrated Instructions, Hull, Hatch, Mast, and Sails.
SPECS: Length: 35.4"
Height: 61.4"(FROM TOP OF HULL TO TOP OF MAST-(48")
Sail area: 597 sq in
Weight: (approx.) 8 - 9.25 lbs
(The weight of BB with glue will be approximately 3.75 lbs and
approximate overall weight will be 7.3 to 7.8 lbs.)
REQUIRES: 2-Channel Radio with One Standard Servo (rudder) and One S125
Receiver battery and 12 "AA" batteries
5.07 lbs of ballast for the keel (either KYOB5081 or BB shot
available at any discount store like K-mart, Walmart, etc).
Epoxy glue, hobby knife, CA+, and sandpaper.
COMMENTS: Kit does not require, but may be painted with any paint that is
waterproof and safe for plastics.
This boat may be sailed with the rudder only (the sails are fixed
and not controlled), however for optimum performance and scale
operation, it is STRONGLY recommended to use the sail control.
NOTE: Most 2 channel stick radios come with spring loaded sticks.
If modeler prefers to make them ratchet refer to radio
manual for this option.