The Thompson 7 is available as a complete sailaway package.
LOA 7.0 metre
Beam 2.5 metre
Draft 1.8 metre
Sailing Weight 950 kg
Crew Weight 350 kg (4 people)
Complete boat 350 kg
SA UP 37.3 sq. m
SA Down 98.4 sq. m


Easily sailed by 4 or less crew the Thompson 7 is a low cost production boat and is an international one design with limitations on sail replacement each season.

Exhilarating sailing due to large rig andlight weight, the Thompson 7 is easily handled sue to its high ballast ratio. Perfect for sailors who may have been out of sailing for some time and want all the thrills without much of the expense of a larger yacht.

A smaller boat also means finding less crew.

Easily trailered behind the family car, the Thompson 7 can be ramp or crane launched using the keel mounted lift position. The simply stayed carbon fibre rig needs no backstays and controls and kept to a minimum to promote totally simple sailing enjoyment.

The Thompson 7 can also be purchased in "trainer mode", with detuned rig size, dacron sails, fixed keel for hardstanding and modified deck layout - perfect for training programmes.
 
 

     
 
     

   




  Construction:
Hull and deck female moulded using foam core, e-glass and vinylester resin.

Finish:
Gelcoat with non-skid deck

Keel:
E-glass, carbon fibre and epoxy core with integral bulb

Rudder:
E-glass, carbon fibre and expoxy core

Spars:
Mast and prod - carbon fibre
Boom and spreaders - alloy
Rigging - Dyform

Deck fitout:
Harken

Ropes and cordage:
Spectra

Controls:
Vang, cunningham, outhaul, prod control