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Sonata

Sonata

Racer & cruiser in both fixed & lifting keel versions. The Sonata is very seaworthy and fast for its size. Sadly, it's no longer built, but Hunter Boats made over 400 Sonatas during a period of about 20 years and you'll find Sonatas all around the UK. A friendly class association and good one design class racing. Sonata class racing can be found at events such as Cowes Week and The Scottish Series. Many sailing clubs have adopted the Sonata as a one-design class and most of the major regattas have a Sonata start. Author: Graham Foster

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Consistent sea breezes at Colne YC
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Cowes Week 2022 overall
A spectacularly busy finish line at the Royal Yacht Squadron
Posted on 6 Aug
Cowes Week day 6
Khumbu wins the New York Yacht Club Challenge Cup
Posted on 4 Aug
Cowes Week day 5
Ian Atkins' Dark 'n' Stormy wins the Britannia Cup
Posted on 3 Aug
Cowes Week day 4
Women's Day sees a great ratio of female helms
Posted on 2 Aug
Cowes Week day 3
One highlight: more than 20 XODs crossed the finish line overlapped
Posted on 1 Aug
Cowes Week day 2
Lashings of excitement, thrills, spills and adrenaline
Posted on 31 Jul
Cowes Week day 1
Sun and a west-south-westerly breeze that built from 10 to 15 knots
Posted on 30 Jul
Burnham Week is open for entry
New flexible entry format sparks earlybird rush
Posted on 12 Jun
Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta 2022
Reduced to two days to avoid a clash with the Platinum Jubilee River Pageant
Posted on 6 Jun
707 & Sonata Northern Championships at Scarborough
Seaword and Bee Sharp triumph after some close battles
Posted on 23 Sep 2021
Scarborough Yacht Club Annual Regatta 2021
Competing for the Leeds Arms Nicholson Trophy
Posted on 3 Sep 2021
Burnham Week 2021 Day 3
Olympic gold medallist Stuart Bithell presents the first weekend prizes
Posted on 31 Aug 2021
Burnham Week 2021 Day 2
Another day of northerly breezes
Posted on 29 Aug 2021
Burnham Week 2021 Day 1
A grey start with a variable wind from the North
Posted on 28 Aug 2021
Burnham Week coundown begins
Two of the oldest and most prestigious trophies on the East Coast up for grabs
Posted on 25 Aug 2021
Sonata National Championships at Cowes
Strong Costa del Solent conditions greeted fleet of 31 boats
Posted on 24 Aug 2021
Mersea Week returns with great enthusiasm
Smacks, IRC, Sonatas, classic yachts, gaffers, open boats and dinghies.... phew!
Posted on 17 Aug 2021
Cowes Week 2021 overall
A mix of interesting and exciting racing
Posted on 6 Aug 2021
Cowes Week 2021 Day 6
Tight and energetic racing today in brisk southerly winds
Posted on 5 Aug 2021
Cowes Week 2021 Day 5
A really challenging day for both competitors and race officials
Posted on 4 Aug 2021
Cowes Week 2021 Day 4
A relaxing morning ashore waiting for the sea breeze
Posted on 3 Aug 2021
Cowes Week 2021 Day 3
A change in the weather brings new boats to the fore
Posted on 2 Aug 2021
Cowes Week 2021 Day 2
Shorter courses and predominately wind with tide conditions
Posted on 1 Aug 2021
Cowes Week 2021 Day 1
An action packed opening day in a shifty westerly wind
Posted on 1 Aug 2021
Saturn Sails Mudhook Regatta
A welcome return to racing on the Clyde for 40 yachts
Posted on 16 Jun 2021
Medway Yacht Club Keelboat Regatta 2021
35 yachts race over three sunny days
Posted on 1 Jun 2021
Burnham Week 2021 open for entry
Full steam ahead for premier east coast regatta
Posted on 4 May 2021
Spring Series at Scarborough
Popular support from Leeds University student sailors in the 707 class
Posted on 30 Apr 2021
Warsash Spring Championships entry opens
Following the latest guidance from Government and the RYA
Posted on 6 Mar 2021