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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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Enter details for at the nationals
PosCrewMastBoomSpi PoleMainJibSpinnakerRudderBoardHull
1 Paul Hobson(75kg)
Craig Wheatley(80kg)
Seldén Seldén North Sails North Sails Milanes Milanes Rondar
2 David Jackman(82kg)
Chris Jackman(72kg)
Seldén Seldén North Sails North Sails JJ JJ James Jarvey
3 Tim Sadler(79kg)
Chris Keatley(67kg)
Seldén Seldén North Sails North Sails Milanes Milanes Peak Dinghy
3 Tim Sadler(79kg)
Chris Keatley(67kg)
Seldén Seldén North Sails North Sails Milanes Milanes Peak Dinghy
4 Martin Honnor(80kg)
Gabe Hill(65kg)
Super Spars Super Spars North Sails North Sails Milanes Milanes Tony Prior
5 Jeremy Stephens(64kg)
Becca Stephens(53kg)
Super Spars Super Spars P&B P&B Milanes Milanes Pyranha
6 Steve Blackburn (68kg)
Tim Brownell(79kg)
Super Spars Super Spars North Sails North Sails Milanes Milanes Rondar
7 Phil Bevan(76kg)
Laura Bevan(53kg)
Super Spars Super Spars HD Sails HD Sails Milanes Milanes Tony Prior
8 Phil Ford(89kg)
Jane Humpage(60kg)
Seldén Seldén North Sails North Sails Milanes Milanes Rondar
9 Darren Roach(75kg)
Hayley Ramadhar(65kg)
allspars allspars North Sails North Sails Milanes JJ James Jarvey
Show news Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit
Almost 70 Enterprises made entries at the eight events
Posted on 7 Nov
Enterprise Winter Championship at Northampton
Sailing Chandlery National Circuit Final
Posted on 6 Nov
Thames Valley Area Enterprise Series 2019
Open meetings at nine clubs and 48 different boats compete
Posted on 4 Nov
Enterprises at Nottingham
Midland Area Double Chine Series 2019 finale
Posted on 29 Oct
Tips for sailing with a young crew
What is different when racing with kids between the age of 6 and 12
Posted on 25 Oct
Enterprises at Papercourt
A warm welcome and tight, tactical racing
Posted on 21 Oct
Enterprises at Emberton Park
Midland Area Double Chine Series Round 7
Posted on 20 Oct
Enterprise Packard Cup at Frensham
Final Thames Valley Area meeting in the series
Posted on 11 Oct
Enterprises at Looe
Jackman brothers show great pace to win
Posted on 9 Oct
One Design or Two?
David Henshall looks at control (and abuse) of hull shapes over the years
Posted on 9 Oct
West Lancs YC 24 Hour Race
Night-time wind picks up and causes capsizes in the dark
Posted on 17 Sep
Enterprises at Penarth
Sailing Chandlery National Circuit Round 7
Posted on 11 Sep
Minima Yacht Club Annual Regatta 2019
A good turnout of 24 boats enjoy some classic river sailing
Posted on 3 Sep
Enterprise Scottish National Championships
With the traditional serving of bacon sandwiches at midnight
Posted on 29 Aug
Enterprise National Championships overall
Final nail-biting race at Mount's Bay decides the title
Posted on 11 Aug
Enterprise National Championships day 4
Three races held instead of the lay-day due to big winds forecast
Posted on 8 Aug
Enterprise National Championships day 3
White horses lash across the Mount's Bay
Posted on 7 Aug
Enterprise National Championships day 2
The Waiting Game...
Posted on 6 Aug
Enterprise National Championships day 1
Fleet keen to get on the water at Mount's Bay
Posted on 5 Aug
Enterprise Nationals Runners & Riders
As the fleet enters the stalls at Mount's Bay
Posted on 3 Aug
Enterprise National Championships preview
Mount's Bay to host over 46 boats this weekend
Posted on 29 Jul
Enterprises at Scammonden Water
Gone to the wrong mark? Blame the crew
Posted on 28 Jul
Enterprises at the Tynemouth Regatta
Light winds and a lumpy sea cause some to feel rather ill
Posted on 17 Jul
What's the formula at Salcombe Gin Merlin Week?
Unique in the dinghy sailing calendar and wildly successful
Posted on 17 Jul
Enterprises at Barnt Green
6th event in the Midland Area Double Chine series
Posted on 14 Jul
Enterprises at Earlswood Lakes
Midland Area Double Chine Series Round 5
Posted on 4 Jul
Allen Enterprise Masters Championship
Close racing for the 15 boat fleet at Leigh & Lowton SC
Posted on 3 Jul
Enterprises at Midland
Three bullets for Jonathan Woodward and Matt Smith
Posted on 21 Jun
Enterprises at Ogston
Sailing Chandlery National Circuit Round 4
Posted on 12 Jun
Enterprises at London Corinthian
Racing on the Thames, with a seal popping up: fish in its mouth
Posted on 5 Jun
Links
Enterprise UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit prize winners
© Martin Honnor
Martin Honor and Gabe Hill win the Enterprise Winter Championship
© Jon Woodward
Rachal and Beverley during the Nottingham Enterprise Open
© Ken Hemsell
Paul and Karin during the Nottingham Enterprise Open
© Ken Hemsell
Paul and Karin win the Nottingham Enterprise Open
© Ken Hemsell
Nigel and Malgorzata during the Nottingham Enterprise Open
© Ken Hemsell
Paul and Karin during the Nottingham Enterprise Open
© Ken Hemsell
Third race final lap at the Nottingham Enterprise Open
© Ken Hemsell
Rachal and Beverley during the Nottingham Enterprise Open
© Ken Hemsell
Jason Thorniley & Serena Stewardson during the Emberton Park Enterprise Open
© Rob Bell
Paul Young & Nathan McGrory lead Luke & Nikki Fisher on the beat during the Emberton Park Enterprise Open
© Rob Bell
Paul Young & Nathan McGrory during the Emberton Park Enterprise Open
© Rob Bell
Luke & Nikki Fisher lead at the first mark during the Emberton Park Enterprise Open
© Rob Bell
Close racing during the Emberton Park Enterprise Open
© Rob Bell
Paul Young & Nathan McGrory during the Emberton Park Enterprise Open
© Rob Bell
Luke & Nikki Fisher win the Emberton Park Enterprise Open
© Rob Bell
Simon Bennet and Scarlet Crago during the Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit event at Looe
© Neil Richardson
Dave and Chris Jackman win the Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit event at Looe
© Neil Richardson
Horning Sailing Club Open Dinghy Weekend
© Holly Hancock
Horning Sailing Club Open Dinghy Weekend
© Holly Hancock
53rd West Lancashire Yacht Club 24 Hour Race
© Roy Kissick
53rd West Lancashire Yacht Club 24 Hour Race
© Roy Kissick
Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit Round 7 at Penarth Yacht Club
© Tracey Dunford
Nigel and Andy Bird finish 3rd in the Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit Round 7 at Penarth Yacht Club
© Tracey Dunford
Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit Round 7 at Penarth Yacht Club
© Tracey Dunford
Jonathan Woodward & Chris Keatley win the Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit Round 7 at Penarth Yacht Club
© Tracey Dunford
Sailing Chandlery Enterprise National Circuit Round 7 at Penarth Yacht Club
© Ann Jackson
Enterprises sailing outside the Houses of Parliament
© RYA
Cats paws show the windy patches at the Minima Yacht Club Annual Regatta 2019: Alex Cane's Enterprise heads for the finish in the final race clinching the trophy ahead of John Forbes and (partly hidden) Rob Brignell
© Paul Bloomfield
Sailing Chandlery Enterprise Scottish National Championship prize-winners
© Richard Pryke