WindRider AS1 / AS2 Upgrade Kit 

The AS1 / AS2 Upgrade Kit contains all the parts, fasteners and color coded hardware and ropes to turn a standard WindRider AS into a full blown racer, with which you can compete in the official one-design AS1 and AS2 class races.

The Kit consists of:

- A furling reacher with carbon bowsprit.
- Mid-boom sheeting with traveler.
- An ergonomic cleat console where all lines (and hand-steering) come together (fits the AS brackets).
- A safety package containing durable buoyancy bags in the ama's and an automatic flotation device, which can be hoisted into the top of the mast during extreme weather conditions.
- Adjustable backstays, mast rotation, outhaul and downhaul from the front seat.
- Floating tow line.

Because the WindRider AS is already equipped with seats and foot steering in both cockpits, the same Kit allows your boat to compete in AS1 solo racing, as well as for AS2 racing with two. You can use the standard AS hand-steering on the AS1 and AS2 as well.

All items are neatly categorized and within a couple of hours everything can be installed. After installation you can quickly swap between the standard AS setup for recreational use, and the AS1 or AS2 configuration for racing.

For those hesitating to install the kit themselves, we offer installation at our workshop, but can also do it on-site for existing boats. A great suggestion for sailing clubs is to use a couple of standard AS's for daily activities and pre-install the Upgrade Kit on one (or more) of these boats, so when an AS1 or AS2 race is being held you can send your best sailor(s) to this event, by just temporarily adding the AS1 or AS2 equipment.

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