The most popular racing dinghy in the world for both youth and adults, the 14-foot (4.2m) Laser was designed by Bruce Kirby and put into production in the early 1970s. A singlehanded boat, the Laser became an Olympic class for men at the 1996 games. The Laser is cat-rigged, and the class is strictly one-design. See also the Laser Radial and Laser 4.7, which use the same hull as the Laser Standard but smaller sails. The mast and sails of these classes are interchangeable with the Laser Standard, adapting the boat for use in varying wind conditions and sailor weight ranges. The Laser Radial became an Olympic class for women at the 2008 games, replacing the Europe Dinghy. The Laser is in production in several parts of the world, with boats now numbering over 190,000. North American fleets are located throughout the U.S. and Canada. The Laser is an International Sailing Federation (ISAF) Olympic Class. For more information, read the Laser Wikipedia article.
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|Fleet Name||Location||Primary Yachtclub|
|Atwood Lake YC Fleet||Sherrodsville, OH||Atwood YC|
|Bald Eagle Fleet|
|Barton BC Fleet||Ann Arbor, MI||Barton BC|
|Berlin YC Fleet||North Benton, OH||Berlin YC|
|Bloomington YC Fleet||Unionville, IN||Bloomington YC|
|Buckeye Lake YC Fleet||Buckeye Lake, OH||Buckeye Lake YC|
|Calhoun YC Fleet||Minneapolis, MN||Calhoun YC|
|Cave Run SC Fleet||Morehead, KY||Cave Run SA|
|CCYC Laser Fleet||Chicago, IL||Chicago CYC|
|Chippewa YC Fleet||Chippewa Lake, OH||Chippewa YC|
|Cleveland YC Fleet||Rocky River, OH||Cleveland YC|
|Cowan Lake SA Fleet||Wilmington, OH||Cowan Lake SA|
|Crescent Sail YC Fleet||Grosse Pointe, MI||Crescent Sail YC|
|Deep Creek Lake Fleet||Swanton, MD||Deep Creek YC|
|Duluth-Superior SA Fleet||Duluth, MN||Duluth-Superior SA|
|Eagle Creek SC Fleet||Indianapolis, IN||Eagle Creek SC|
|Eagle Lake SC Fleet||Edwardsburg, MI||Eagle Lake SC|
|Eastern Nebraska Fleet|
|Eastwood Lake SA Fleet||Centerville, OH||Eastwood Lake SA|
|Fern Ridge Laser Fleet||Eugene, OR||Eugene YC|
|Fishing Bay YC Fleet||Deltaville, VA||Fishing Bay YC|
|Fleet 10 Fleet||Annapolis, MD||Severn SA|
|Hoover SC Fleet||Westerville, OH||Hoover SC|
|Illiana YC Fleet||Illiana YC|
|Indianapolis SC Fleet||Indianapolis, IN||Indianapolis SC|
|Jolly Roger SC Fleet||Toledo, OH||Jolly Roger SC|
|Kentucky Lake Fleet||Kentucky Lake SC|
|Lafayette SC Fleet||Lafayette SC|
|Lake Fenton SC Fleet||Fenton, MI||Lake Fenton SC|
|Lake Manawa SA Fleet||Omaha, NE||Lake Manawa SA|
|Lansing SC Fleet||Haslett, MI||Lansing SC|
|Leatherlips YC Fleet||Powell, OH||Leatherlips YC|
|Lorain Sailing and YC Fleet||Lorain, OH||Lorain SC|
|Louisville SC Fleet||Prospect, KY||Louisville SC|
|Magothy River Fleet||Pasadena, MD||Magothy River SA|
|Maxinkuckee YC Fleet||Culver, IN||Maxinkuckee YC|
|Mentor Harbor YC Fleet||Mentor-on-the-Lake, OH||Mentor Harbor YC|
|Moraine SC Fleet||Pittsburgh, PA||Moraine SC|
|North East River||North East, MD|
|Portage YC Fleet||Pinckney, MI||Portage YC|
|Potomac River SA Fleet||Alexandria, VA||Potomac River SA|
|Put-in-Bay YC Fleet||Put-in-Bay, OH||The Put-in-Bay YC|
|Rock Hall YC Fleet||Rock Hall, MD||Rock Hall YC|
|Sandusky SC Fleet||Sandusky, OH||Sandusky SC|
|Southern Maryland SA Fleet||Solomons, MD||Southern Maryland SA|
|University of Michigan SC Fleet||Dexter, MI||UMichigan SC|
|Vermilion BC Fleet||Vermilion, OH||Vermilion Boat Club|
|Wawasee YC Fleet||Syracuse, IN||Wawasee YC|
|Wayzata YC Fleet||Wayzata, MN||Wayzata YC|
|West River SC Fleet||Galesville, MD||West River SC|
|White Bear Lake Fleet||White Bear Lake, MN||West River SC|