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

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...

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...

Dinghy Events

Events

Date Event Venue Branch
04 Jan - 23 Nov 18 RNSC Portsmouth 2018 programme RNSC Portsmouth, Whale Island Portsmouth
18 - 22 Aug 18 RS400 National Championships WPNSA, Weymouth All Branches
20 - 24 Aug 18 RS 200 National Championships WPNSA, Weymouth All Branches
12 Sep 18 RNSA(P) Fleet Commander's Cup Bosun Fleet Racing - RN Watersports Activity Centre, HMS EXCELLENT Portsmouth
22 - 23 Sep 18 Inter Services Asymmetric Championships Army Inshore Sail Training Centre, Thorney Island All Branches
24 - 26 Apr 19 Inter Services Dinghy Team Racing Championships Bowmoor Sailing Club 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 MATTHEW.IRWIN740@mod.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.