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Craftinsure 2023 LEADERBOARD
Osprey

Osprey

A large weight range of sailors can sail an Osprey in most weather conditions due to its advanced rigging and great ability to de-power.

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Show news Beach Regatta at Great Yarmouth & Gorleston
75th anniversary draws 16 boats to east coast
Posted on 25 Jun
Hayling Island Osprey Open
A small but very competitive fleet battles its way through roadworks and closures to attend
Posted on 15 May
100 Years of Jack Chippendale
One of the greats behind the golden era of the UK's domestic dinghy scene
Posted on 13 May
Osprey Southerns and Panmorra Cup at Mount's Bay
Eleven Osprey stalwarts make the pilgrimage to the spiritual home of the class
Posted on 9 May
'Fine Lines' Top Ten part 10
With a full history of master boatbuilder Jack Chippendale
Posted on 1 May
Osprey Class 71 Years Young
Exciting things happening in the class for 2024
Posted on 4 Mar
The slightly unusual at the RYA Dinghy Show 2024
Y&Y's roving photographer enjoys a chuckle
Posted on 1 Mar
Catching up with Hyde Sails' Ben McGrane
At the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024
Posted on 26 Feb
Ben McGrane's Tips for Winter Handicap Racing
Keep going in the winter for some of the best racing of the year!
Posted on 13 Feb
Calling all owners of Chippendale-built boats
100th Anniversary racing event at Fareham in May
Posted on 29 Jan
The wisest Wise Man
Cliff Norbury's influence still extends across much of our sport today
Posted on 26 Jan
Hyde Osprey Wins King George Gallop
Continuing to work on refining the new sail designs for the 2024 season
Posted on 24 Jan
Osprey edges 420 for Gallop victory
One of the tightest finishes ever in the Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series
Posted on 23 Jan
The Wise Man of the Solent
Osprey and Moth champion Tony Blachford passed away in December
Posted on 12 Jan
Blithfield Barrel week 2
A punishing and sustained squall as the racing started
Posted on 12 Dec 2023
Blithfield Barrel week 1
There wasn't much sun... it didn't really matter as there was plenty of wind!
Posted on 25 Nov 2023
Hyde Sails November Discounts!
Get ready for the 2024 season, buy now to get the best prices
Posted on 18 Nov 2023
A busy and successful Autumn for Hyde Sails
Winning the Flying Fifteen Nationals, the Squib Inlands and runner-up in the Osprey Nationals
Posted on 2 Nov 2023
Osprey Final Fling 2023 at Blithfield
A long history of hosting successful Osprey events at the club
Posted on 16 Oct 2023
Osprey Class Round The Isle of Wight Race
Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the 1953 dinghy race around the island
Posted on 27 Sep 2023
Osprey Final Fling at Blithfield Preview
A great way to close the Osprey year
Posted on 26 Sep 2023
Something so right
Dougal Henshall looks at what makes for a good championships attendance
Posted on 13 Sep 2023
Osprey Nationals 2023 at Hayling Island Overall
The 49 boats finished in glorious sunshine and good breeze
Posted on 8 Sep 2023
Osprey Nationals 2023 at Hayling Island Day 1
A fleet of 49 boats gathered in the sunshine
Posted on 3 Sep 2023
Osprey Nationals 2023 Runners & Riders
Fifty boats are headed to Hayling Island
Posted on 1 Sep 2023
50th anniversary of Coppet Week at Saundersfoot
Close and competitive sailing combined with wall-to-wall sunshine
Posted on 12 Jun 2023
Osprey Open & Southern Championship at Poole
A little behind the Contenders and Fireball's report
Posted on 4 Jun 2023
Osprey Scottish & Northern Tour at Royal Tay
The final act of the trilogy: Who wore the crown on Coronation Day?
Posted on 14 May 2023
Osprey Scottish & Northern Tour at Lochaber
Bamboozled by back to backs!
Posted on 11 May 2023
Dam to Dam Races at Kielder Water
Snakes and Ladders as Ospreys hunt the wind
Posted on 10 May 2023
Links
Osprey UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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Roger and Jamie Blake win the Great Yarmouth & Gorleston SC 75th Anniversary Beach Regatta
© GYGSC
Roger and Jamie Blake win the Great Yarmouth & Gorleston SC 75th Anniversary Beach Regatta
© GYGSC
Hayling Island Osprey Open
© Ollie Blake
Hayling Island Osprey Open
© Ollie Blake
Hayling Island Osprey Open
© Ollie Blake
Tony Oliver presenting helm Terry Curtis and crew Peter Greig with their silverware during the Osprey Panmorra Cup at Mount's Bay Sailing Club
© Kevin Francis
Ospreys in Fort William, Lochaber YC hosted second leg of 2023 Scottish Tour
© Vince Dean
Handover of new class boat by Mark Hartley, Hartley Boats
© Ros Downs
Matt Burge & Vyv Townend (1353) playing catchup during the 2023 Nationals at Hayling Island
© Paul Hickson
Chichester YC Snowflake Series day 4
© Chris Turner
The Wilkinson Sword is a travellers trophy - at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024
© Magnus Smith
The Wilkinson Sword is a travellers trophy - at the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show 2024
© Magnus Smith
Chichester YC Snowflake Series day 3
© Chris Turner
Blithfield Barrel week 4
© Alastair Reid
King George Gallop 2024
© Tim Olin / www.olinphoto.co.uk
Ben McGrane and James Ross win the King George Gallop 2024
© Tim Olin / www.olinphoto.co.uk
Blithfield Barrel week 3
© Alastair Reid
Tony Blachford (left) and crew Brent Strickland in one of their early Ospreys
© Blachford Family
Tony Blachford
© Max Mudie / Blachford Family
Tony Blachford (left), crew Brent Strickland, and the unbeatable 'Infidel'
© Blachford Family
GJW Direct 48th Bloody Mary
© Tim Olin / www.olinphoto.co.uk
Blithfield Barrel week 2
© Alastair Reid
Doug and Paul Rankin in the Blithfield Barrel week 1
© Alastair Reid
Osprey Final Fling 2023 at Blithfield
© Davexvs
Just after the start of race 1 during the Osprey Final Fling 2023 at Blithfield
© Davexvs
The squall wreaked havoc during the Osprey Final Fling 2023 at Blithfield
© Davexvs
Bunching at the windward mark during the Osprey Final Fling 2023 at Blithfield
© Davexvs
Osprey Round the Isle of Wight Race - New Trophy made by David Downs with plaque engraved with all previous winners
© Phil Angrave
Osprey Round the Isle of Wight Race - Two of the fleet on the south of the island taken from the mother ship
© Ros Downs
Osprey Round the Isle of Wight Race
© Martin Augustus / www.sailingimages.co.uk