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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 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
Winging it - Sailing with a winged rudder
Learning what works in other classes
Posted on 15 Nov 2019
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 2019
National 12s at Yeadon
A full range of designs take part
Posted on 14 Oct 2019
One Design or Two?
David Henshall looks at control (and abuse) of hull shapes over the years
Posted on 9 Oct 2019
National 12 Gul Series at Ripon preview
Including a Try-a-12 session for anyone new to the class
Posted on 22 Sep 2019
Solway Yacht Club Championship Weekend
Scottish National 12 and Finn titles settled in Kippford
Posted on 17 Sep 2019
Gul National 12 Series at Yorkshire Dales
Mirror-like calm patches not normally seen at Grimwith
Posted on 12 Sep 2019
Links
National 12 UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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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
Phil Morrison National 12 China Doll with plank stack
© National 12 year book
Dinghy Shack Series National 12 open at Burwain
© Innes Armstrong
Dinghy Shack Series National 12 open at Burwain
© Innes Armstrong
Dinghy Shack Series National 12 open at Burwain
© Innes Armstrong
Dinghy Shack Series National 12 open at Burwain
© Innes Armstrong
Dinghy Shack Series National 12 open at Burwain
© Innes Armstrong
National 12s during the Royal Harwich Yacht Club Regatta
© Carly Jones
National 12s during the Royal Harwich Yacht Club Regatta
© Carly Jones
National 12s during the Royal Harwich Yacht Club Regatta
© Carly Jones
National 12s during the Royal Harwich Yacht Club Regatta
© Carly Jones
National 12s during the Royal Harwich Yacht Club Regatta
© Carly Jones
National 12s during the Royal Harwich Yacht Club Regatta
© Carly Jones
National 12s during the Royal Harwich Yacht Club Regatta
© Carly Jones
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich Yacht Club
© Hazel Mayhew
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich Yacht Club
© Hazel Mayhew
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich Yacht Club
© Hazel Mayhew
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich Yacht Club
© Hazel Mayhew
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich Yacht Club
© Hazel Mayhew
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich Yacht Club
© Hazel Mayhew
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich Yacht Club
© Hazel Mayhew
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich Yacht Club
© Hazel Mayhew
National 12 Banger Trophy at Royal Harwich Yacht Club
© Hazel Mayhew
National 12 Dinghy Shack Virtual Regatta Zoom participants
© Graham Camm
N12 Isolation Renovations and Refits: N3307 - Crusader
© Neil Cardno
N12 Isolation Renovations and Refits: N3307 - Crusader
© Neil Cardno