Dinghy

Dinghy Sailing



RNSA supports the entire spectrum of dinghy sailing, with Branch events provide racing for novices whilst for the more experienced sailors a number of High Performance Dinghies like the Laser 2000 are available. Our members regularly compete in naval regattas, inter-service events, Class Nationals and International Championships, with a small number having represented GB at the Olympics.

Dinghies News & Notices

21 February 2018Dinghies

Holt Cup 2018 Report

Portsmouth

RN Inter Region Team Racing Championship 2018 This weekend saw 28 sailors from across the country compete for the title of RN Inter Region Dinghy Team Racing Champions. Regional squads .....

09 February 2018Dinghies

Holt Cup 17-18 Feb 18 Sailing Instructions

Portsmouth

Sailing Instructions for Holt Cup 2018...

19 January 2018Dinghies

Holt Cup (RN Inter Region Team Racing) 17-18 Feb 18 Notice of Race & Entry Form

RC (Dinghies)

Get your entries in now for Holt Cup 2018! Deadline for entries is Wed 7 Feb 18. Dear RNSA Dinghy Sailors, Entries are now open for the Holt Cup 17-18 Feb 18 - see the attachments .....

15 January 2018Dinghies

Holt Cup 16-18 Feb 18

Portsmouth

Holt Cup - Royal Navy Inter Region Team Racing Championships 2018 16-18 Feb 2018 – Royal Navy Sailing Centre, HMS Excellent Dear RN Dinghy Sailors, The Holt Cup is fast approaching .....

04 December 2017Dinghies

New dinghy rep for Portsmouth Branch

Portsmouth

As acting branch Captain, I would like to welcome Lt Matt Irwin to the committee as the new Dingy Sub-Committee lead. His contact details are on the committee page of the website...

27 September 2017Dinghies

Inter Services Asymmetric Championships for the Gold Cup: 23-24 Sep 17

RC (Dinghies)

Tricky conditions and some well practised opposition meant the RN didn't manage to retain the mighty Gold Cup. The RN was represented by 3 boats at the Inter Services Asymmetrics Championships .....

27 September 2017Dinghies

Inter Service Keelboat Championships for the Coningham Cup: 16-17 Sep 17

RC (Dinghies)

The RN team dominated the weekend's sailing to finish 1st and 2nd to become Inter Service Keelboat Champions and winners of the Coningham Cup! Racing in Sonars from the Island Sailing .....

28 July 2017Dinghies

Lake Como Update 2

Central

Hamish and Emma leading the RS200 Fleet On the second day of sailing the wind was still fickle across the lake for all the fleets. After 2 hours chasing the Committee Boat the boats .....

26 July 2017Dinghies

RN Dinghy Team Lake Como

Central

The RN Dinghy Team are competing in the RS Eurocup at Lake Como, Italy Having safely arrived at Lake Como for the 2017 RS Eurocup, the small contingent of 3 RNSA RS200 are ready to .....

04 May 2017Dinghies

The SB20 Competes Again!

RC (Dinghies)

An update from the SB20 Manager, Lizzie Farrington, on progress so far this season and what lies ahead for the growing team. After a couple of years of the SB20 not being used to its .....

19 February 2017Dinghies

Holt Cup 2017 - Wonderful Racing

RC (Dinghies)

A most enjoyable weekend of sailing offering two days of tight team racing punctuated by an informative AGM and lively dinner. This year's Holt Cup was held in Portsmouth for the first .....

29 November 2016Dinghies

RNSC 2017 Sailing Programme

Portsmouth

Programme attached...

Dinghy Events

Events

Date Event Venue Branch
04 Jan - 23 Nov 18 RNSC Portsmouth 2018 programme RNSC Portsmouth, Whale Island Portsmouth
19 - 20 Apr 18 Inter Services Team Racing Championships Oxford Sailing Club, Farmoor Reservoir All Branches
24 - 29 May 18 RS Eurocup Carnac, Languedoc-Roussillon, France All Branches
18 - 22 Aug 18 RS400 National Championships WPNSA, Weymouth All Branches
20 - 24 Aug 18 RS 200 National Championships WPNSA, Weymouth All Branches

Dinghy Committee

Committee

Position Name Tel Mobile Email
Rear Commodore/Chairman Cdr Gavin Marshall 02392 625421 (93832 5421) 07720 847081 gpmarshall76@gmail.com
Secretary Lt Olly Bennett 07900640462 bennettof@googlemail.com
Team Captain LH Natalie Roach natalie_roach6@hotmail.com
Royal Naval Sailing Manager Cdr Wayne Shirley 07786 702143 rnsailingmanager@gmail.com
Overseas Event Manager Lt Sam Thompson 07738 444283 bigjesse_64@hotmail.com
Comms Rep - Dinghies AB Katrina Juniper katrinajuniper@icloud.com
Comms Rep - Keelboats AB Jordan Ayton jordan.ayton100@mod.uk
J80 Manager Lt Ed Pearson 07840972344 edward391@gmail.com
Portsmouth Rep Lt Matt Irwin 01329 333203 MATTHEW.IRWIN740@mod.uk
Plymouth Rep TBC
BRNC, Dartmouth Rep TBC

About Dinghy Sailing in the RNSA

About

Dinghy Sailing

RNSA dinghy sailing aims to:

- Encourage new people into dinghy sailing
- Create more opportunities for dinghy sailing for everyone, no matter what their experience
- Raise the profile of dinghy sailing across RN Services

From team racing on home waters to international competitions, there is a wide range of activities to get you sailing and have fun. So if you have never sailed, are a little rusty or looking for the next challenge, get in touch with one of the dinghy committee.