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National 12

National 12

12' development class that has been strong in the UK for over half a century. Large turnouts for the UK circuit throughout the year and for the 'Burton Cup' - the National Championships for the class.

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Show news National 12 Inlands at Northampton
A frisky forecast of 18-32 knots didn't put off eighteen teams
Posted on 9 Nov
National 12s at Ripon
Dire wind forecasts didn't stop the smiles
Posted on 6 Oct
National 12 'Naburn Paddle' at Yorkshire Ouse
End to the good weather doesn't deter the regulars and several visitors
Posted on 22 Sep
National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
Celebrating the class's rich and varied 85 year history
Posted on 17 Sep
2021 Allen Sailing National 12 Burton Week
29 boats take part at Shoreham Sailing Club
Posted on 6 Sep
Three Lost (and Great) Wise Men
In many definitions of greatness, these three sailors tick most of the boxes
Posted on 3 Sep
National 12 class 85th Anniversary preview
Celebrate (and race) in Northampton this September
Posted on 27 Aug
Allen National 12 Burton Week runners and riders
Which ex-champion is bringing which of their children?
Posted on 23 Aug
72nd North West Norfolk Week
National 12s, OKs, and handicap fleets which included the Seafly
Posted on 12 Aug
Do you want to compete at National 12 Burton Week?
There are helms looking for crews or you can borrow a boat
Posted on 19 Jul
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich
Smugglers' Trophy weekend racing on the River Orwell
Posted on 14 Jul
National 12s at Plymouth
Dinghy Shack Series at the Port of Plymouth Sailing Association Dinghy Regatta
Posted on 16 Jun
Solway Yacht Club June Open
From International Moths to the Laser Grand Prix and much more!
Posted on 15 Jun
Entry now open for National 12 Burton Week
To be held at Shoreham Sailing Club sponsored by Allen
Posted on 10 Jun
National 12s at Salcombe
Dinghy Shack Series held over the early May Bank Holiday weekend
Posted on 5 May
Uffa Fox 2022 Regatta announced
A series of events in Cowes to mark the highly regarded naval architect
Posted on 27 Apr
National 12 website going analogue
NTOA rules forbid the class from using the internet
Posted on 1 Apr
National 12 85th Anniversary Regatta preview
To be held in September at Northampton SC
Posted on 31 Mar
Did You Miss It? National 12 Virtual Talk
How to get the best out of your N12 available to watch
Posted on 17 Mar
National 12 Virtual Talk
How to get the best out of your N12
Posted on 9 Mar
The John Westell Centenary pt.2: An eye for design
How his love of speed in dinghies would become increasingly strong factors behind his thinking
Posted on 1 Feb
The John Westell Centenary pt.1: The early years
Exe marks the spot for Dougal Henshall!
Posted on 3 Jan
The winningest Wise Man
Charles Currey, an incredible sailor and a clever and insightful innovator
Posted on 18 Dec 2020
National 12s at Burwain
Dinghy Shack Series event welcomes visitors from four clubs
Posted on 15 Sep 2020
National 12s at the Royal Harwich YC Regatta
The first 'open' meeting for the class since March
Posted on 3 Sep 2020
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich YC
Revived event after it was possibly last raced for in 2002
Posted on 30 Jul 2020
National 12 Dinghy Shack Virtual Regatta
Fourth event of the National Series held online
Posted on 8 Jul 2020
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series Virtual Regatta
Racing followed by a "Bring Your Own Question" quiz
Posted on 9 Jun 2020
Isolation Renovations and Refits
More stories from the N12 Fleet
Posted on 31 May 2020
A Trip Down Memory Lane
Stories from the N12 Fleet : Burton Week trophies
Posted on 13 May 2020
Links
National 12 UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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National 12 Inland Championships at Northampton
© Jennie Clark
Salcombe Yacht Club Winter Series Race 2
© Lucy Burn
Salcombe Yacht Club Winter Series Race 1
© Lucy Burn
Ian and Alex at speed on the beat during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Ian and Alex, crew saves the day during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Ian and Alex caught by a wind shift during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Ian and Alex, trophy and Dinghy Shack prizes during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
John and Alison enjoying being back out on the water during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Paul and Isobel smiling all the way during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Philip and Em looking for the wind during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Race start during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Steve and Ethan trying to keep it upright during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Tim and Chris at speed during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Tony Dufton and AJ Gregory on the start line during the National 12 Dinghy Shack Open at Ripon
© Tony Dallimore
Synchronised tacking on the River Ouse: Vince and Dan Phillips just ahead of Philip David and Oliver Hawthorne during the National 12 'Naburn Paddle' at Yorkshire Ouse
© Fiona Phillips
The 64 years young N1483, a Proctor Mk4A, Ian & Margaret Purkis during the National 12 'Naburn Paddle' at Yorkshire Ouse
© Fiona Phillips
Tim and Christopher Hampshire already ahead (far left) during the National 12 'Naburn Paddle' at Yorkshire Ouse
© Fran Hyett
Tim and son Christopher win the National 12 'Naburn Paddle' at Yorkshire Ouse
© Fran Hyett
National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Kevan Bloor
National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Kevan Bloor
National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Kevan Bloor
Concours during the National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Steve Le Grys
National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Kevan Bloor
National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Kevan Bloor
Mike Jackson cuts the cake during the National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Steve Le Grys
Sunday Pursuit during the National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Anthony York / www.chunkypics.co.uk
Concours Winner 3107 during the National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Kevan Bloor
John and Cat Sears during the National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Kevan Bloor
John Sears & Nigel Waller during the National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Steve Le Grys
National 12 85th Anniversary Event at Northampton
© Kevan Bloor