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Supernova

Supernova

The Supernova is a "one design" single handed sailing dinghy of 4.3 metres length with an 8 square metre fully battened mylar sail. It was designed by Mark Giles and is constructed from GRP and foam sandwich by Hartley Laminates the United Kingdom.

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Show news Supernovas at Girton
Close racing for the fleet of 15
Posted on 24 Jul
2022 Supernova Nationals at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
The closest of finishes after 3 days of big wind, big fleet sailing
Posted on 10 Jul
Supernova Traveller Series at Winsford Flash
Special awards for two helms who learned to sail only the year before
Posted on 29 Jun
2022 Supernova Nationals Runners & Riders
See who might be in the running to take the crown
Posted on 7 Jun
Supernovas at Chelmarsh
Braving the gusty conditions at the Craftinsure Traveller Series event
Posted on 30 Apr
Supernovas at Bartley
A great turnout of 33 boats for Craftinsure Traveller Series event
Posted on 22 Mar
Supernovas at Cotswold
22 for Craftinsure Open and Spring Championship
Posted on 12 Mar
Supernova Class Association announces 2022 season
New look with separate Northern and Southern Travellers' Series
Posted on 18 Feb
Supernovas at Hunts
Noble Marine Travellers Series event
Posted on 1 Nov 2021
Noble Marine Supernova Travellers at Haversham
A really good turnout in spite of the light winds
Posted on 18 Oct 2021
Noble Marine Supernova Travellers at Bolton
September 2021 was characterised by light winds and warm weather
Posted on 1 Oct 2021
Supernova Inlands at Burton
A record fleet of 57 sailors take part
Posted on 23 Sep 2021
Noble Marine Supernova Travellers at Attenborough
The usual challenge of island threading and lots of fun 'power gybes'
Posted on 18 Aug 2021
Noble Marine Supernova Travellers at Girton
A respectable turnout of 16 boats, including 9 visitors
Posted on 17 Aug 2021
Supernova 25th Anniversary Nationals at Plymouth
What better way to celebrate than with the biggest entry to date?
Posted on 14 Jul 2021
Noble Marine Supernova Travellers at Bartley
A record turnout for the club
Posted on 2 Jul 2021
Supernova Sea Championship at Exe
32 sailors take part, despite the stormy conditions
Posted on 4 Jun 2021
Big Numbers, Big Sponsors
A staggering 128 boats registered for the 2021 Supernova Nationals
Posted on 22 Feb 2021
All go for the 2021 Supernova Nationals
Ambitious target of having 120 boats on the start line on 25th anniversary year
Posted on 10 Jan 2021
Supernovas at Bolton
Characterised by risk assessments, social distancing and the 'rule of six'
Posted on 18 Nov 2020
Supernovas at Haversham
A great turn out of 26 competitors for Noble Marine Travellers' Open
Posted on 24 Oct 2020
Supernova Inland Championships at Burton
Matt Biggs ends ten year domination by Cliff Millliner and Mike Gibbson
Posted on 8 Sep 2020
Supernova 2020 Nationals cancelled
But it's not all bad news
Posted on 7 Jun 2020
Noble Marine Supernova Travellers at Cotswold
Close racing produces a tie-break for first place
Posted on 28 Mar 2020
Oxford Carriers Supernova Winter Championship
Bowmoor really makes visitors feel so welcome
Posted on 25 Feb 2020
Supernova Nationals Championship 2020 launches
Early bird entry opens on Black Friday
Posted on 29 Nov 2019
Supernova class 2019 season round-up
Another fantastic one for the Supernova Class
Posted on 3 Nov 2019
Supernova Inlands at Northampton
A shifty wind for the 46 helms
Posted on 14 Sep 2019
70th Anniversary North West Norfolk Week
Unique event sees sailors visit all of the sailing clubs in the area
Posted on 2 Sep 2019
Supernovas at Girton
Noble Marine Travellers' Series event
Posted on 30 Jul 2019
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Supernovas at Girton
© Steve Johnson
Supernova Nationals 2022 at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
© Peter Mackin / www.pdmphoto.co.uk
Supernova Nationals 2022 at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
© Peter Mackin / www.pdmphoto.co.uk
Supernova Nationals 2022 at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
© Peter Mackin / www.pdmphoto.co.uk
Matt Thursfield wins the Supernova Nationals 2022 at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
© Peter Mackin / www.pdmphoto.co.uk
Supernova Nationals 2022 at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
© Peter Mackin / www.pdmphoto.co.uk
Supernova Nationals 2022 at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
© Peter Mackin / www.pdmphoto.co.uk
Supernova Nationals 2022 at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
© Peter Mackin / www.pdmphoto.co.uk
Supernova Nationals 2022 at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
© Peter Mackin / www.pdmphoto.co.uk
Supernova Nationals 2022 at Plas Heli, Pwllheli
© Peter Mackin / www.pdmphoto.co.uk
North West Senior Travellers at Hollingworth Lake
© Adam McGovern
Craftinsure Supernova Traveller Northern Series at Winsford Flash
© Brian Herring
Pete Coop (1st) and Iain Barlow (2nd) at the Craftinsure Supernova Traveller Northern Series at Winsford Flash
© Charlotte Coop
Craftinsure Supernova Traveller Northern Series at Winsford Flash
© Brian Herring
Craftinsure Supernova Traveller Northern Series at Winsford Flash
© Brian Herring
Craftinsure Supernova Traveller Northern Series at Winsford Flash
© Brian Herring
Pete Coop leads the way during the Border Counties midweek sailing at Chester Sailing and Canoe Club
© PeteChambers@boodogphotography
Roll that boat during the Border Counties midweek sailing at Chester Sailing and Canoe Club
© PeteChambers@boodogphotography
At least the wind picked up in the afternoon during the Border Counties midweek sailing at Chester Sailing and Canoe Club
© PeteChambers@boodogphotography
Even got time for a wave during the Border Counties midweek sailing at Chester Sailing and Canoe Club
© PeteChambers@boodogphotography
There must be some wind somewhere - Border Counties midweek sailing at Chester Sailing and Canoe Club
© PeteChambers@boodogphotography
Battle of the Beaches at Lancing Sailing Club
© Warwick Baker / www.warwickpics.com
North West Senior Travellers at Bolton
© James Wheeldon
Mind those gusts during the Border County Midweek Series at Budworth
© PeteChambers / @boodogphotography
Pete shows everyone the way during the Border County Midweek Series at Budworth
© PeteChambers / @boodogphotography
Supernova Pete, last year's winner, during the Border County Midweek Series at Budworth
© PeteChambers / @boodogphotography
Andy Flitcroft wins the North West Senior Travellers at Burwain
© Paul Hargreaves
Craftinsure Supernova Traveller Series at Chelmarsh
© Terry Gumbley
Craftinsure Supernova Traveller Series at Chelmarsh
© Terry Gumbley
Bartley Supernova Open
© John Ling