The Albacore Dinghy

The Albacore is a great first boat for those who are just learning to sail and a very competitive racer for more advanced sailors. It is a fast and lively while being relatively easy to learn to sail and race. A fully adjustable rig and adjustable sail controls allow a crew to depower in high winds - enabling both light and heavy crews to race head to head. A very versatile boat, it is often sailed by husband/wife and parent child combinations. Those looking for a simple to learn, yet high performance sailing dinghy can join the ranks of Albacore sailors who come from all walks of life and range in age from teenagers to masters pushing 80 years of experience. The Albacore is a boat that is both simple to get into at first, and one which will challenge your tuning and tactical skills for the rest of your life.

Upcoming Events

Bartley Open


West Kirby Sprint Nationals

June
Saturday
19
This event will be a series of short 'sprint' races on the West Kirby Marine Lake. Contact Phil Smith or Mike Hartley for more details.

Lord Birkett

July
Saturday
3
The Lord Birkett is a two race pursuit series held over two days on Lake Ullswater. One start line for a 200 plus multi class fleet so stand by to repel boarders! Excellent event with camping and evening entertainment.

 

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