Dinghies

Results

Find out how you are doing by checking out the racing results which we update throughout the year.

Penzance Open Meeting

We aim to run a series of competitive racings throughout the day on the spectacular waters of Mounts Bay.

Frostbite 2017

Our Frostbite Series is an extension beyond the main dinghy sailing season with racing every Sunday from October to Christmas.

Sailing instructions 2017

The combined sailing instructions for both dinghy and cruiser competitors have been updated for 2017.

Portsmouth Yardstick (PY)

The Portsmouth Yardstick (PY) is applied to the time taken to sail any course, and the handicaps can be used with widely differing types sailboats. Portsmouth Numbers are updated with data from race results, normally annually.

Learn to sail

Don’t know how to sail?
If you like the idea of sailing, but don’t know where to start, don’t worry. Our Training Group teaches many new members to sail each year.

Want to know more about dinghy sailing?

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Boats we sail

Mirror Dinghy

The Mirror is a small two-person sailing dinghy, ideal for pleasure sailing, racing and teaching. It is a gunter rigged dinghy with a symmetric spinnaker; its distinctive bright red sails can often be seen in the bay. It is suitable

Laser

The Laser is a single-handed una rigged dinghy. It is a strict one-design class meaning that is is controlled by tight rules on the boat. Each one is therefore virtually identical. It is an Olympic class and racing is very

Enterprise Dinghy

The Enterprise is a 4 metre long sailing dinghy for two people with distinctive, and easily recognisable, light blue sails. It is one of the largest classes in the world, and the popularity of this Jack Holt design is due

Handicap fleet

The handicap fleet allows dinghies that don’t have a fleet at Penzance to race competitively against each other. Over time the make up of the handicap fleet has changed but generally contains: Larks Fireballs Topaz RS 200 and many others….

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