Club Boats

Club Boats

The Club currently operates three dinghies (three Comet Trios) which are sailed and maintained by the Dinghy Section.

Two boats are berthed at Frensham Pond Sailing Club and one boat is at Southampton Sailing Club. Two Trios have full membership and one has a weekday only membership. The boats are stored on their trollies at Frensham Pond and additional materials are kept at the Boat Shed on the Farnborough site.

During the winter months all members of the Dinghy Section are asked to help with the maintenence of our boats as this keeps our fleet in good condition and keeps subscription charges low. This task has reduced considerably in recent year now that the Club runs a totally GRP fleet.

All members of the Dinghy Section can use the boats providing they are not being used for Club activities.

To book a Club boat contact the Rear Commodore

Trio 384 (White)

Trio 358 (Green)

 Trio 467 (Orange – the only one made in Orange)

Comet Trio 467

Maintenance

Comet Trio Rope Lengths 

Recent Posts

It’s coming home – Location change for RYA Dinghy Show 2021 – Farnborough Hampshire

The location of the RYA Dinghy Show will change for 2021.
The venue for 2021 is the Farnborough Exhibition Centre – yes, the airfield which is the spiritual home of Cody Sailing Club. In 1948 the staff of the establishment banded together to create a club in order to get themselves a “Windfall” yacht from the UK Government. 73 years later, the RYA Dinghy Show is coming to our patch.
A review has been conducted by the RYA and the location for the show is a significant consideration. They have assessed London, Northern and Midland centres, and have scored the possible venues and made a choice.
Travel is a big consideration, public transport is better than at Alexandra Palace, as well as better WiFi, and getting in and out is easier. With 3500 free parking spaces, and good transport links it is expected to be a better experience that at Alexandra Palace (although it’s not all about the venue – if the train companies ran trains it would have very much helped).
The date for next year is 27th and 28th February 2021.
After 25 years at Alexandra Palace, this will be quite a shock for some exhibitors, and I think it could not be more convenient for us 🙂
All the dinghies with high masts will be along one side as the roof is shaped like a wing with higher and lower ceiling heights.
The price for the stand will be the same for exhibitors as this year. There are opportunities for some exhibitors to expand their space, as the Dinghy Show as it currently is will occupy only 2/3rds of the available space.

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