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Handicap Fleet

About the Handicap class

The handicap class was introduced in 2000 and has become a great success, attracting strong competition in every race. It is open to all classes.

Regular dinghy classes are the Blaze, Enterprise, Firefly,Hartley 12.2, Hartley 15,Miracle, Mirror, Osprey, Pico, RS Quest, Solo, Streaker, Swordfish, Wanderer and Wayfarer.

Handicap results are calculated using the Portsmouth Yardstick system a nationally recognized formula updated each year to reflect the inherent performance capability of each dinghy design. This often results in boats finishing within seconds of each other on corrected times!


So, hitch up your trailer and pop down for the day or even the weekend, with a café on site you won’t starve and there's a camp site a couple of miles away.

RS Fava Aden and Steve in an Enterprise. Geoff and Garry in a Hartley 12.2 Osprey