Dinghy Racing

Dinghy Racing

Six of our ten member clubs offer dinghy racing, so SWSA does not currently organise dinghy open racing in Southampton Water. Full programmes of dinghy events can be found on member websites, please contact them direct to check dinghy classes and information.

Would you like to try crewing on a yacht to see if your dinghy skills can be put to good use? Then click to Try as a Crew.  

A recognised RYA Sail Training centre which offers dinghy racing and rallies and has dinghy park spaces.

A thriving Junior section on summer evenings, with a chance to learn to sail and try a race.The club has boats kids can use, including Laser Pico and Mirror, Enterprise and Wayfarers.

Dinghy racing series on Wednesday evenings (April to September) and Sundays (April to November).  Regular social sailing events and cruises scheduled throughout the summer.

Full calendar of dinghy handicap racing at weekends and in the evening (April to December).  Thriving Junior section focusing on children having fun on the water.  RYA certified training for sailing and windsurfing.

Dinghies available for training and recreational sailing, including Wayfarer, RS Quest, a GP14 and Toppers.  The club runs recreational sailing days and evening sailing events  throughout the summer.

Dinghy racing on Weds and Friday evenings (April to September), and Mayhems late on Saturday afternoons in summer when tides permit.  Winter racing every Sunday morning (October to February

RYA courses

Our member clubs also offer certified and recognised RYA practical and theory courses to improve your confidence on the water. 

Contact them direct for more information.