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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 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
Upgrade Your N12 For Less Than £100
Stories from the N12 Fleet, starting with a Feeling Foolish T-Foil rudder
Posted on 25 Apr 2020
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Burghfield
Double-digit temperatures for the competitors
Posted on 29 Mar 2020
National 12 class event update
Including the list of immediately impacted events
Posted on 26 Mar 2020
National 12 Mid-Winter Championships at Harwich
New '4-Plank' Dead Cat Bounce design launched
Posted on 9 Feb 2020
National 12 Mid-Winter event brought forwards
Now racing this Saturday instead of Sunday due to storms
Posted on 7 Feb 2020
National 12s gearing up for the RYA Dinghy Show
Can you help by manning the stand?
Posted on 28 Jan 2020
Hamble River racer Patrick Pym passes away
National 12 champion and GBR Olympic team sailor
Posted on 19 Jan 2020
What is coming in 2020 for the National 12s?
Interesting development, exhilarating sailing and extremely close racing
Posted on 9 Jan 2020
Michael Goffe - Farewell to a thinking sailor
One of the great post-war generation of sailing giants
Posted on 4 Jan 2020
Links
National 12 UK Nationals Attendance
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Waiting for the start at Pevensey Bay in 2019
© Angus Beyts
Close racing at Brixham in 2019
© Gareth Fudge
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich (Smugglers' Trophy weekend)
© Pavel Kricka
Chris and Nicole Mayhew - National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich (Smugglers' Trophy weekend)
© Pavel Kricka
Steve Le Grys and Sabrina Ireland - National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich (Smugglers' Trophy weekend)
© Pavel Kricka
Tom Lee and Jennifer Bugge - National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich (Smugglers' Trophy weekend)
© Pavel Kricka
Ian and Alex Gore - National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich (Smugglers' Trophy weekend)
© Pavel Kricka
George and Lucy Finch tacking - National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich (Smugglers' Trophy weekend)
© Pavel Kricka
George and Lucy Finch removing seaweed from T-foil rudder - National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich (Smugglers' Trophy weekend)
© Pavel Kricka
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich (Smugglers' Trophy weekend)
© Pavel Kricka
Adam Fuller and Saffron Hill - National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Royal Harwich (Smugglers' Trophy weekend)
© Pavel Kricka
Salcombe YC Sailing Club Series Race 5
© Lucy Burn
National 12s at the Port of Plymouth Sailing Association Dinghy Regatta
© Paul Gibbins Photography
Tim and Christopher Hampshire, just ahead of eventual winners, Mark and Emma Simpson, Patrick Hamilton and Gayle Kaye close behind during the Solway Yacht Club June Open
© Nicola McColm
Close racing in the National 12 Scottish Championship; Philip David and Emma Hampshire lead Patrick Hamilton and Gayle Kaye with Tim and Christopher Hampshire giving chase during the Solway Yacht Club June Open
© Becky Davison
Angus Beyts and Berry Berhane in the National 12, heading out on their way to winning the "Mariner Mug” trophy during the Solway Yacht Club June Open
© Becky Davison
Esme and John Burn during Salcombe YC Sailing Club Series Race 4
© Graham Cranford Smith
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Salcombe
© Helen Hilditch
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Salcombe
© Lucy Burn
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Salcombe
© Lucy Burn
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Salcombe
© Lucy Burn
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Salcombe
© Lucy Burn
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Salcombe
© Margaret Mackley
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Salcombe
© Margaret Mackley
National 12 Dinghy Shack Series at Salcombe
© Margaret Mackley
Salcombe Spring Series race 1
© Margaret Mackley
National 12 Magazine - Issue 1
© NTOA
National 12 85th Anniversary
© National 12
National 12 Virtual Talk: How to get the best out of your N12
© National 12 Class
A young Charles Currey with one of his own National 12s
© Currey Family