The 2016 Fareast 23R is no slouch—this racing sailboat is very light, has almost 300 square feet of sail area, comes with an aluminum Selden rig, and is available with both fixed and lifting keels. One of its most striking features, however, is its price. Starting at under $35,000, this boat lets racers get in on the action for far less than many competitors. Want to learn more? Our reviewer Dieter Loibner shot this short video of the 23R at the Dusseldorf International Boat Show.

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Written by: Lenny Rudow
With over two decades of experience in marine journalism, Lenny Rudow has contributed to publications including YachtWorld, boats.com, Boating Magazine, Marlin Magazine, Boating World, Saltwater Sportsman, Texas Fish & Game, and many others. Lenny is a graduate of the Westlawn School of Yacht Design, and he has won numerous BWI and OWAA writing awards.
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