The Force 5 was built by AMF from 1975 to 1989. Weeks Yacht Yard resumed production in 1993.
Displacement (hull only) 145 pounds
North Sail Co.-Area 91 square feet, very good condition
Draft 3" board up, 3'2" board down
Great Single Handed sailboat and galvanized trailer.
Like a Laser but with all the go fast controls like 4:1 Boom vang, center traveler, downhaul, 2:1 Cunningham, 2:1 outhaul, 4:1 mainsheet plus more sail area. Also, it does not have that "tippy" Laser feel when you get in the boat.
wide beam and hard chines provide good initial stability.
boat points well to windward and powers up nicely off wind
Lake Livingston near Coldspring, TX 77331
All lines have jam cleats for ease of handling
Easy boat for one or two to sail, very exciting on a full plane.
Easy to trailer and launch for one person
gel coat is decent for age of boat
varnished mahogany daggerboard
Mast HGT: 20 ft, 3 piece aluminum tapered
Hand laid fiberglass construction
High performance boom
Complete Harken traveler system and block package
Self bailing cockpit
Rostand x-10 tiller extension
High performance Folls with kick up rudder
Cam and clam cleat adjustment points
Fabricraft hiking strap
Complete Instruction material
trailer in average condition-requires a 1 7/8" ball. Can be trailered behind the smallest of cars.
Over 20,000 built since 1972
This boat built by AMC, now built and fully supported by Weeks Yacht Yard
Sailed in fresh water only
Race it or gentle cruising-excellent for either
Excellent beginner boat for youth but a fast boat for the experienced racer