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Albacore

Albacore

The Albacore is a two-man hiking dinghy. The class is restricted, which means that the hull shape and sail plan are not allowed change from year to year. There are around 30 clubs around the country with fleets of between 6 and 30 boats with many more places where Albacores are welcomed and sail in handicap fleets.

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Judy and Paul Armstrong win their tenth title
Posted on 4 May
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Posted on 13 Apr
Maidenhead Albacore Open
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Posted on 7 Apr
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All set for the year ahead, class demo boat available for events
Posted on 1 Apr
Uffa Fox 50 Celebration preview
Cowes organisations unite to commemorate sailor and designer this August
Posted on 27 Feb
Albacore UK National and European Championships
Tremendous racing in Tremadoc Bay
Posted on 26 Aug 2021
Get your Albacore National & Europeans entry in!
The class is excited to be returning to Pwllheli this year
Posted on 30 Jun 2021
Albacores at Maidenhead
The god of decent wind was off having post-Covid drinkies in a beer garden
Posted on 28 Apr 2021
Uffa Fox 2022 Regatta announced
A series of events in Cowes to mark the highly regarded naval architect
Posted on 27 Apr 2021
Virtually the best place for all things Albacore!
The class are delighted to be part of this weekend's first ever virtual RYA Dinghy Show
Posted on 26 Feb 2021
Hot Wood...
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Posted on 13 Nov 2020
Albacore Internationals at Shelburne overall
The sea breeze arrives as predicted on the final day
Posted on 31 Aug 2019
Albacore Internationals at Shelburne day 4
The battle at the top of the table continues in Nova Scotia
Posted on 29 Aug 2019
Albacore Internationals at Shelburne day 3
A day owned by Neville Herbert and Mark Fowler
Posted on 28 Aug 2019
Albacore Internationals at Shelburne day 2
Three more races held for the fleet in Nova Scotia
Posted on 26 Aug 2019
Albacore Internationals at Shelburne day 1
Delightfully quaint old Nova Scotian town pulls out all the stops
Posted on 26 Aug 2019
Albacore Internationals at Shelburne practice race
Abandoned after one lap due to the sea breeze interrupting the land breeze
Posted on 24 Aug 2019
Noble Marine Albacore Nationals at Pwllheli
Seven race series for the 30 teams contesting the title in Wales
Posted on 22 Aug 2019
Stay Cosy with Huge Savings on Warm Jackets
We might be well into Spring but the forecast says otherwise!
Posted on 11 May 2019
A dazzling double
Albacores at the RYA Dinghy Show 2019
Posted on 26 Feb 2019
Albacore Northerns at Bala
Only four points separated the first four boats
Posted on 13 Oct 2018
Albacore Southern Area Championships at Lyme
Swell so bad one crew requested a periscope
Posted on 19 Sep 2018
Albacore Inlands at Carsington
Team Armstrong stranglehold continues with ninth consecutive win
Posted on 10 Jun 2018
PODD 2018 Preview
7th year of Paignton Sailing Club's flagship event for double-handed dinghies
Posted on 16 May 2018
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At the RYA Dinghy Show 2018 this weekend
Posted on 1 Mar 2018
Growing classes and exports at Ovington Boats
We speak to Nathan Batchelor about the 2017 season
Posted on 19 Oct 2017
Superb season for the team at P&B
Championship wins across a range of classes
Posted on 2 Oct 2017
Peak-Ryzex Albacore Internationals 2017 day 4
Tom Lonsdale and Steve Graham win with a day to spare
Posted on 11 Aug 2017
Peak-Ryzex Albacore Internationals 2017 day 3
New UK champion crowned
Posted on 10 Aug 2017