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Enterprise

Enterprise

The Enterprise dinghy was designed in 1955 for the News Chronicle. This national newspaper wanted to encourage the public to get sailing and sponsored Jack Holt to design a new class of boat that would not only be cheap, but also easy to own and use. The Enterprise was the result, and it launched to huge publicity after a ground-breaking sea-trial, sailing at night across the Channel in January 1956. Now 60 years later over 24,000 boats have been registered worldwide and it remains a popular and affordable dinghy which is instantly recognisable by its light blue sails. Many national, world and Olympic champion sailors have raced Enterprises and the class continues to grow through a wide choice of affordable new and second-hand boats for racing and cruising activities.

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Show news Enterprises at Silver Wing
Racing for the Just Jane Trophy
Posted on 25 May
Enterprises at Bristol Corinthian
Severnside Series Round 3
Posted on 20 May
Allen Enterprise Inlands 2022 at Ogston
Great to see the blue sails being hoisted at the club
Posted on 6 May
Enterprises at Penarth
Big waves put off some from racing
Posted on 26 Apr
Enterprise Midland Area Championship
National Circuit event held at Middle Nene Sailing Club
Posted on 19 Apr
Barnt Green Enterprise Open
Midland Area Double Chine Series round 1
Posted on 17 Apr
WLYC withdraws the 24 Hour Dinghy Race
Concern about the event's viability in years to come
Posted on 21 Jan
A busy year ahead for Tenby Sailing Club
Including hosting the Firefly, Enterprise and Redwing nationals
Posted on 20 Jan
Top amateur dinghy crew Fiona Clark passes away
'Running Girl' pulled the kite up so fast you'd wonder if it was electric
Posted on 15 Oct 2021
Frensham Pond Enterprise Open
Penultimate Thames Valley Area series event
Posted on 11 Oct 2021
Enterprise Scottish Nationals at St Mary's Loch
Great to welcome many old friends back
Posted on 8 Sep 2021
Minima Yacht Club Regatta 2021
A sailor's delight on the Kingston reach of the Thames
Posted on 7 Sep 2021
Enterprise Northern Series at Scammonden Water
A wind that was switching on and off
Posted on 22 Jul 2021
Enterprises at Barnt Green
The first Midland Area Double Chine open since October 2019
Posted on 24 Jun 2021
Midland SC Enterprise Open
A beautiful, hot, sunny day and gentle breeze welcomed the sailors
Posted on 21 Jun 2021
West Lancs 24 Hour Race 2021 cancelled
The club will concentrate on staging the 2022 race
Posted on 1 Jun 2021
Enterprise Open at Silver Wing
12 boats welcomed for their club's 'Back to Blue' event
Posted on 23 May 2021
Enterprises and Solos at Minima
Team racing sees Twickenham vie with hosts for a firkin of London Pride
Posted on 29 Apr 2021
Thames Valley Area Enterprise Series 2020
Four meetings were planned in this truncated season
Posted on 7 Nov 2020
Looe Sailing Club Enterprise Mini-Series
Thrills, spills topped off by a final race nail-biter
Posted on 2 Nov 2020
Enterprises at Frensham Pond
Sharing the water with the GP14s and Larks
Posted on 14 Oct 2020
West Lancashire YC 24 Hour eRace
No competitor felt cold or wet when capsizing in a brief squall at 2am
Posted on 24 Sep 2020
Minima Annual Regatta
First club in this neck of the Thames to hold a regatta during COVID
Posted on 7 Sep 2020
Entries now open for Virtual 24 Hour eRace
West Lancashire Yacht Club's eSailing alternative to be held on 19-20 September
Posted on 10 Jul 2020
The best of the last 10 years at Looe SC part 3
More great capsizes, close calls and leaps over the side
Posted on 8 Jun 2020
West Lancs 24 Hour Race goes online for 2020
The 54th edition was scheduled to take place on 19th & 20th September
Posted on 22 May 2020
The best of the last 10 years at Looe SC part 2
Mark-rounding chaoes, missed toe-straps and capsizes galore!
Posted on 29 Mar 2020
The best of the last 10 years at Looe Sailing Club
Must-watch video with start line chaos, massive waves, crazy capsizes and mast failures!
Posted on 23 Mar 2020
NeilPryde Sailing Team Riders announced for 2020
Representing a broad cross section across dinghy classes
Posted on 3 Mar 2020
Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit
Almost 70 Enterprises made entries at the eight events
Posted on 7 Nov 2019
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Enterprise Thames Valley Bowl Round 5 at Silver Wing SC
© Philip Bergquist
Enterprise Thames Valley Bowl Round 5 at Silver Wing SC
© Philip Bergquist
Winds picking up nicely during the Border County Midweek Series at Budworth
© PeteChambers / @boodogphotography
Emma and Mark at Bassenthwaite
© BSC
Sailing at York Sailing Club
© Hugh Brazier
Allen Enterprise Inlands 2022 at Ogston
© OSC
Allen Enterprise Inlands 2022 at Ogston
© OSC
Allen Enterprise Inlands 2022 at Ogston
© OSC
Allen Enterprise Inlands 2022 at Ogston
© OSC
Enterprises having their own private duel - Border Counties Midweek Sailing at Shotwick Lake
© Pete Chambers / www.instagram.com/boodog_photography
Enterprises at Penarth
© Tracey Dunford
Charles and Alison during the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
The first race on Sunday during the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
Paul and Jan about to gybe during the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
Charles and Alison finish 3rd in the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
Close action in race in 2 during the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
Jane and Nick plane down the reach ahead of Matt and Andy during the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
Close racing during the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
Phil and Catriona win the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
Matt and Andy during the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
Jane & Nick during the Enterprise Midland Area Championship at Middle Nene
© Wilf Kunze
Paul and Megan win the Barnt Green Enterprise Open
© Matthew Brown Photography
Paul and Megan lead Jim and Mabel in race 2 during the Barnt Green Enterprise Open
© Matthew Brown Photography
Jim and Stanley Sawle finish 2nd in the Barnt Green Enterprise Open
© Matthew Brown Photography
Paul and Megan lead Jim and Mabel and Gordon and Rose during the Barnt Green Enterprise Open
© Matthew Brown Photography
Jim and Mabel Sawle during the Barnt Green Enterprise Open
© Matthew Brown Photography
Gordon and Rose during the Barnt Green Enterprise Open
© Matthew Brown Photography
Paul and Megan during the Barnt Green Enterprise Open
© Matthew Brown Photography
Salcombe Yacht Club Commissioning Race 2022
© Lucy Burn
Salcombe Yacht Club Commissioning Race 2022
© Lucy Burn