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The Future

Clearly times have changed since the Laser 2 was described as "the most important new racing dinghy" by a leading yachting journalist 21 years ago:

It is undoubtedly a harder position to be in than when the class was "growing up".

However, there are lots of positive aspects which give hope for the future:

All these positive aspects will be there for all to see at the seventh Laser 2 World Championships which is being held at Pwellhi Sailing Club, North Wales, UK in August 2001.

If you're there, you'll see that, even though the Laser 2 is no longer a rapidly growing youth, it is a mature adult with staying power, and one which won't be made obsolete by the vagaries of fashion.

Jeremy Atkins, October 2000.