These are generally 14–20 feet in length primarily used for daysailing. They are fast boats that require some agility to sail.
A larger relative of the beach catamaran, they share more in common with a cruising mono-hull with accommodation for extended cruising.
Generally 16–50 feet in length, these boats are cabins for extended cruising.
Daysailers, as the name implies, they are intended for day use with a small cuddy cabin for storing gear.
Motorsailers are sailboats powered with inboard engines allowing long cruises under power or sail. They have luxury accommodation too.
This is a hybrid of the cruising boat built to accommodate overnight cruising but trimmed with the equipment for competitive racing.
Similar to cruising boats but have more equipment and are built lighter, with spartan accommodations.
A dinghy is a relatively common sailboat owing to its small length and ease of manoeuvring, used in competitons and in port industry.
Schooners are a class of sailboat that can have more than two sails supported on masts known as main-mast and foremast.