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Folkboat

Folkboat

The Nordic Folkboat design originates from 1942 as a motivational competition organised during the war for Scandinavian yacht designers. Some eight designs were submitted and the final design emerged as the 'Folkboat' or 'people's' boat. The Nordic Folkboat is raced in Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Finland, America and the United Kingdom. The largest United Kingdom fleet can be found in Lymington boasting some thirty boats.

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Show news Folkboat Nationals 2024 at Lymington Overall
'Gybe N' GBR 669 retain the title in the Solent
Posted on 25 Jun
Beaulieu River photo competition
Lord Montagu's presentation to winner
Posted on 12 Jun
Folkboat Nationals 2024 at Lymington Preview
The fleet is growing both in the Solent and other areas across the UK
Posted on 29 May
Taittinger Royal Solent YC Regatta entries growing
Attracting a mixture of repeat and new competitors for a weekend of racing and socialising
Posted on 2 May
The Wise Man of the Solent
Osprey and Moth champion Tony Blachford passed away in December
Posted on 12 Jan
Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta 2023
High winds and high stakes in the Western Solent
Posted on 20 Jul 2023
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit overall
Mojitabel takes new prize for overall series winner
Posted on 23 Nov 2022
UK Nordic Folkboat National Championships
With Walcon Cup and Sessan Cup contested at Royal Lymington
Posted on 6 Oct 2022
UK Folkboat International Regatta preview
Some 24 boats now confirmed including 7 overseas entries
Posted on 30 Aug 2022
57th Folkboat Week preview
A fleet of 40 expected in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
Posted on 10 Aug 2022
Taittinger Royal Solent YC Regatta
Outstanding conditions and fierce competition
Posted on 28 Jul 2022
XOD and Folkboat Central Solent Championship
A relatively new event for the XODs, being only 20 years old
Posted on 22 Jul 2022
180 boats entered for 2022 Taittinger RSYC Regatta
Entries continue to roll in for this popular event in Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
Posted on 7 Jul 2022
128th Kiel Week Day 4
First Kiel Week winners from five nations
Posted on 21 Jun 2022
128th Kiel Week Day 3
A lot of patience from all the sailors
Posted on 20 Jun 2022
128th Kiel Week Day 2
Magic Kiwis lead the 29er Euro Cup
Posted on 19 Jun 2022
128th Kiel Week Day 1
42 brilliant races to start with
Posted on 18 Jun 2022
Gold Cup of the Nordic Folkeboats at Kiel Week
A championship highlight of the event
Posted on 26 Apr 2022
2022 Taittinger RSYC Regatta entry opens
A welcome return to a full programme
Posted on 22 Apr 2022
Folkboats in the Round The Island Race
Your best chance of winning the Gold Roman Bowl?
Posted on 13 Apr 2022
RLymYC host 2022 Folkboat Nationals & Sesson Cup
Two prestigious events at the Lymington club in September
Posted on 30 Mar 2022
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit Race 6
Blue skies and sunshine accompanied by a brisk and chilly northerly wind
Posted on 24 Nov 2021
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit Race 5
A premium on picking the shifts and staying in the wind bands
Posted on 15 Nov 2021
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit Race 4
Unseasonably mild and sunny weather and near perfect Solent sailing
Posted on 8 Nov 2021
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit Race 2
Same again please!
Posted on 25 Oct 2021
Lymington Town Sailing Club Solent Circuit Race 1
Off to a perfect start in the Western Solent
Posted on 19 Oct 2021
The sun shines for Hamble Classics 2021
Near perfect conditions last Saturday for the 51 boats
Posted on 15 Sep 2021
Hamble Classics Regatta 2021 - 50 entries so far
Standard entry will close tomorrow so there's still time to enter!
Posted on 1 Sep 2021
2021 Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta
Glorious conditions, but tricky breeze
Posted on 21 Jul 2021
RLymYC 2020 Potter Ship Race
Twenty-one boats take part in heavy rain
Posted on 6 Oct 2020
Links
Folkboat UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

Photos

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Folkboat Nationals 2024 at Lymington
© Coolhat Photography
Strong winds for the 2024 Round the Island Race
© Tom Hicks / www.solentaction.com
(l-r) Winner Maggie White with Lord Montagu and boat owner Joanne Husband with the print
© Jane Riddiford
Beaulieu River photo competition - Messing About on the River
© Maggie White
2024 International Paint Poole Regatta
© Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta
Folkboats in the Solent
© www.coolhat.co.uk
2024 International Paint Poole Regatta Day 3
© Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta
2024 International Paint Poole Regatta Day 2
© Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta
2024 International Paint Poole Regatta Day 2
© Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta
2024 International Paint Poole Regatta Day 2
© Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta
2024 International Paint Poole Regatta Day 2
© Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta
2024 International Paint Poole Regatta Day 1
© Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta
2024 International Paint Poole Regatta Day 1
© Ian Roman / International Paint Poole Regatta
Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta
© Jake Sugden
Taittinger Royal Solent Yacht Club Regatta
© Jake Sugden
Folkboats in close combat - Lymington Town SC Solent Circuit 2022
© Nick Hopwood
UK Nordic Folkboat National Championships, The Walcon Cup and Sessan Cup
© Paul French / www.coolhat.co.uk
The Sessan Cup Winners - Den 634 Emma, Jens Thuroe and Den 873 Cirkeline, Soren Kaestel - UK Nordic Folkboat National Championships
© Paul French / www.coolhat.co.uk
UK Nordic Folkboat National Championships, The Walcon Cup and Sessan Cup
© Paul French / www.coolhat.co.uk
UK Nordic Folkboat National Championships, The Walcon Cup and Sessan Cup
© Paul French / www.coolhat.co.uk
Overall and Walcon Cup Winners Double O, GBR777, Simon Osgood and Rio, Den 745 Anders Sunke - UK Nordic Folkboat National Championships, The Walcon Cup and Sessan Cup
© Paul French / www.coolhat.co.uk
UK Nordic Folkboat National Championships, The Walcon Cup and Sessan Cup
© Paul French / www.coolhat.co.uk
UK Nordic Folkboat National Championships, The Walcon Cup and Sessan Cup
© Paul French / www.coolhat.co.uk
UK Nordic Folkboat National Championships, The Walcon Cup and Sessan Cup
© Paul French / www.coolhat.co.uk
Folkboats at Lymington
© David Gredley
Folkboats racing in the Western Solent - Taittinger Regatta 2022
© Jake Sugden
Folkboats racing in the Western Solent - Taittinger Regatta 2022
© Jake Sugden
James Walters (Cidron Too) getting the Folkboat prize at the Central Solent Championship 2022
© Phil Horton
Folkboats on day 3 at Cowes Classics Week 2022
© Tim Jeffreys Photography
Pancho, SUI3344, International Folkboat, during the during the Round the Island Race 2022
© David Harding / www.sailingscenes.com