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

27 September 2018Dinghies

RNSA Win Inter Service Asymmetric Dinghy Racing Championships

RC (Dinghies)

Over the weekend of 22-23 Sep the ASA hosted the Gold Cup and Inter Services Asymmetrics Champs at Thorney. Over the two days 6 races were completed resulting in an Army helm (with .....

24 September 2018Dinghies

Fleet Commander's Cup Report Wed 12 Sep 18

Portsmouth

Last ever RNSA Bosun fleet race In Portsmouth Twenty eight RNSA(P) sailors took to the water recently to compete for the Fleet Commander’s Cup. This was the last ever Bosun dinghy .....

23 July 2018Dinghies

RNSA(P) Thursday Dinghy Series Final

Portsmouth

Fifth and final evening of racing for Portsmouth Dinghy Sailors in the series Thursday night saw 7 boats out for the final races of the series. Lee Bichard of the RN Watersports Centre .....

13 July 2018General

Commodore's Invitational Regatta

RC (Dinghies)

On Thursday and Friday an RNSA team competed at the inaugural Commodore’s Invitational Regatta at the Royal Yacht Squadron racing against other notable yacht and sailing clubs from .....

04 July 2018Dinghies

RNSA(P) Baring Cup Report

Portsmouth

Dinghy handicap race around Portsmouth harbour Ten boats entered today’s Baring Cup race around Portsmouth harbour. A mixed fleet of Bosuns, Picos, Fusions and Lasers competed in the .....

30 June 2018Dinghies

RNSA(P) Dinghy Handicap Series Evening 3

Portsmouth

Thursday evenings - any dinghy handicap racing Seven boats took to the water on Thursday for the 3rd of 5 racing evenings. Two short windward/leeward races were run from a start/finish .....

15 June 2018Dinghies

RNSA(P) Dinghy Handicap Series Evening 2

Portsmouth

Any boat handicap racing in Portsmouth Harbour Ideal conditions for the two races this evening with Force 3-4 Westerly breeze and glorious sunshine. Six boats on the water for two .....

11 June 2018Dinghies

RNSA(P) Dinghy Handicap Series Evening 1

Portsmouth

Thursday evenings - any dinghy handicap racing Five intrepid RNSA sailors set out on Thursday in the first of five RNSA(P) Dinghy Handicap race evenings. In a light SSE breeze .....

05 May 2018Dinghies

Woodcock Trophy 2 May 18 Report

Portsmouth

Breezy conditions for the first RNSA(P) dinghy race of the season Thirteen plucky RN sailors descended upon a breezy Portsmouth for the Woodcock Trophy organised by RNSA(P) Dinghy .....

18 April 2018Dinghies

RNSA (Portsmouth) Woodcock Trophy Wed 2 May 18

Portsmouth

Bosun fleet racing - bring a novice sailor! The Woodcock Trophy will be help on Wed 2 May 18 as a Bosun dinghy Fleet Race around the harbour. Approximate timings are below - see the .....

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...

Dinghy Events

Events

Date Event Venue Branch
04 Jan - 23 Nov 18 RNSC Portsmouth 2018 programme RNSC Portsmouth, Whale Island Portsmouth
22 - 24 Mar 19 Holt Cup - Inter Region Dinghy Team Racing RN Watersports Centre, Whale Island HMS EXCELLENT, Portsmouth Portsmouth
24 - 26 Apr 19 Inter Services Dinghy Team Racing Championships Bowmoor Sailing Club All Branches
May 19 tbc Training Camp TBC - possibly Lake Garda All Branches
May 19 tbc Le Crunch 2019 Royal Yacht Squadron All Branches
20 - 21 Jun 19 Inter Services Match Racing (date TBC) Royal Yacht Squadron All Branches
Jul 19 tbc Overseas Visit - possible World Champs event TBC All Branches
10 - 15 Aug 19 2k Nationals Tenby, Pembrokeshire All Branches
21 - 22 Sep 19 Inter Services Asymmetrics Championships (Date TBC) Thorney Island All Branches
Oct 19 tbc British Isles Keelboat Team Racing Championships Final TBC 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
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 07765 078794 matthew.irwin740@mod.gov.uk
Plymouth Rep TBC
BRNC, Dartmouth Rep TBC
RN Sailing Manager Wayne Shirley 07971602931 rnsailingmanager@gmail.com

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.