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RS Elite announce full event programme for 2021

The RS Elite fleet got off to a low-key but highly competitive start to the 2021 season after having all open events in 2020 cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19 restrictions.

International 5-05 Day – 5th May to celebrate the 60+ years

The International 5O5 Sailing Class has adopted the 5th May as International 5O5 Day to celebrate the 60+ years of history and community

A Finn is not just for the Olympics

While restoration of all types and classes of sailing dinghies continues a pace, one particular treasure trove is the the British Finn class Association

Swallow Class – new website, new builder and exciting plans afoot

One swallow does not a summer make . . . and the National Swallow Class has plans afoot to remedy that

Classic Finn or potential fishing dinghy!

Two classic British Finns have recently been rediscovered, one saved from a life as a ‘potential fishing dinghy’

Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller is cancelled for 2020

The Merlin Rocket Owners Association (MROA) has decided not to award the Craftinsure Silver Tiller in 2020

Fast Rig Calibration made easy with colour

Most racing dinghies, particularly smaller ones like a 5O5 that don’t change to smaller rigs or sails as wind increases, have a way of reducing power as wind increases

ClassMini 5.80 officially launched at HISWA

The new plywood ClassMini 5.80 Yacht was officially launched Saturday, despite the sudden closure of the HISWA Boat Show in Amsterdam

ILCA Dinghy . . . aka the Laser

The International Laser Class Association (ILCA) has announced that, from 25 April 2019, all new, class-approved boats will be sold and raced under the ILCA Dinghy name

International Laser issues Advisory Statement

The International Laser Class Association (ILCA) has issued an Advisory Statement Regarding Training Boats

RS800 20th Anniversary Celebrations

The RS800 design is 20 years old this year, but the class is going from strength to strength, come and join in with these special events

Aero Youth Team, Storm Erik and Winter Training at Datchet SC

While Storm Erik gripped the nation the RS Aero Youth Team prepared for an exiting weekend of Winter Training at Datchet SC