After the recent busy week of the UK Fireball Nationals held at Penzance last week, the club was full of the regular old faces and some new ones, as the home races kicked off again.
Find out how you are doing by checking out the racing results which we update throughout the year.
We aim to run a series of competitive racings throughout the day on the spectacular waters of Mounts Bay.
Our Frostbite Series is an extension beyond the main dinghy sailing season with racing every Sunday from October to Christmas.
The combined sailing instructions for both dinghy and cruiser competitors have been updated for 2017.
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.
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?
Boats we sail
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
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
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
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….
Over the last week, we have been proud to host the UK Fireball Class for the Gul Fireball Nationals 2018.
After a successful yet tricky week on the water, the final results have now been published.