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The International One Metre (IOM) sailing yacht was developed for radio control competition sailing in the mid eighties. 21 countries around the world have National Class Associations representing close to 2900 yachts. The largest fleets come from the UK, USA and Australia.
These small yachts have exceptional sailing qualities and are very rewarding to sail. The rules governing the IOM provide for rigging these yachts with three rigs, giving an excellent sailing experience from very light air to almost storm force winds.
The yachts below are sailing with their "A" rig (largest rig)