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Ideal 18

The Ideal Boat

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The Ideal 18 is a fun daysailer designed by Bruce Kirby. The Shumway's commissioned the boat with Simplicity, Comfort, and Performance in mind.

New boats are available now

The 2018 Ideal 18 North American Championship will be held at Larchmont Yacht Club on Sept. 29-30, 2018.

You can purchase Quantum Sails for your Ideal 18 through Shumway Marine. You can also get licensed sails through North Sails.

Acrobat Icon Download the Owner's Manual, Rigging, and Tuning Guide (PDF)

Video Playlist See other Ideal 18 videos on our Youtube Playlist.

Ideal 18 Running
Ideal 18 Couple
Ideal 18 Kids
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The Ideal 18 Class Association is registered with the US Sailing Association and the Canadian Yachting Association as a one-design racing sailboat fleet.

Now you can buy Ideal 18 logo apparel and gear through Coral Reef Sailing Apparel.


Ideal 18 Class Association
40 Marina Drive
Rochester, NY 14617

585.342.3030 or 800.433.2518

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Shumway Marine
40 Marina Drive • Rochester, NY 14617 • 585.342.3030 or 800.433.2518
www.shumwaymarine.com • email: info@shumwaymarine.com