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A Season of Sailing


Future GYA One Design Boat?

Donnie Brennan & Tom Copeman of Diversified Marine Services Inc are pleased to announce their association with Bennett Yachting as a sales agent for the new and exciting VX One-Design. From the Florida panhandle to Lake Charles Louisiana, Diversified Marine has the Gulf Coast covered.  Please contact us for a demo sail and find out what the future of one-design sailing has to offer @ or work 251-473-7080, cell 251-404-2616 or stop by the shop 4610 Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile, AL.

The VX is a fresh and exciting sport one-design for the international two to three person racing enthusiast. The design concept is born of a careful review of performance one-design demographics within this category worldwide. The VX offers sailors from Junior to Advanced a vehicle for perpetual enjoyment of performance sailing in an affordable, durable, and technically advanced package, and at a realistic price.

This boat very may well be the future of One Design Racing in the GYA.

Specifications and Features

Some basic facts: (VX One version)

LOA = 19′/5.79m

LWL = 18.83′/5.74m

Beam = 7.17′/2.19m

SA Main + Jib = 215 sq ft./19.97 sq m.

SA Gennaker = 390 sq ft./36 sq m.

Draft, keel down = 4.33′/1.32m

Dry displacement = 450lbs/204kg

Crew Weight tolerance = 380 – 450 lbs (2-3 person


Boats built and serviced in the U.S.A.

GNAV (above boom Vang)

Self Tacking Jib on Harken Radial track

Recessed Harken Jib furler

Large mouth Gennaker launcher

Single line Gennaker halyard/ retrieval/ pole launcher

Clear coated Carbon mast by Southern Spars (NZL)

Clear coated Carbon Gennaker prod

Clear coated Carbon Boom

Simple, uncluttered cockpit

Extruded and Anodized Aluminum keel for perfect shape and durability

High performance profile Carbon-Glass rudder

Simplified rig concepts utilizing sensible engineering to provide for easy tuning

Storage for Day gear/ Provisions

Under deck paddle storage

Optional Outboard bracket (2 Hp Outboard) for recreational use

4 button (per year) sail rules.

No paid professional programs at VX One level*

See SS version for pro/am rules.

All sailors welcome. No owner-driver restrictions.

KISS approach

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Closing Regatta

Rescheduled to October 22, 2011
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2011 Lake Pontchartrain Racing Circuit

October 28, 29, & 30, 2011
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Santa Fe NOLA Race Series

September 28th – October 26th, 2011

1830 Warning Signal

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Pink Ribbon Regatta

Presented by the Lake Pontchartrain Women’s Sailing Association to benefit the Louisiana Breast Cancer Task Force