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Wayfarer

The Wayfarer dinghy was designed by Ian Proctor in 1957 and has since acquired an unrivalled reputation as a tough and seaworthy cruising dinghy, yet at the same time being responsive and rewarding to race. Well over 10,000 boats have now been built and there are many strong club racing fleets around the UK. In addition over 50 boats regularly attend the UK Nationals and participate at the World Championships which are held every three years.

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Show news UK Wayfarer Finale at Bough Beech
Including the end of season prize draw
Posted on 16 Nov
UK Wayfarer Finale at Bough Beech SC this weekend
20 or more teams are expected to descend on the west Kent reservoir
Posted on 7 Nov
Wayfarer Western Area Championship
11 visitors and 5 boats at Arun Yacht Club
Posted on 29 Oct
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
Wayfarers at Hickling Broad
A light wind day for the small fleet
Posted on 20 Oct
Wayfarer Western Area Championship preview
Originally scheduled for August, now taking place this weekend at Arun YC
Posted on 17 Oct
Wayfarers at Swarkestone this weekend
Craftinsure sponsored Wayfarer National Circuit and Travellers Series Round 7
Posted on 4 Oct
Hyde Sails Autumn Offer now live
Discounts available on race-winning One Design sails
Posted on 21 Sep
YJA MS Amlin Awards shortlists chosen
For the YJA MS Amlin Yachtsman of the Year & YJA MS Amlin Young Sailor of the Year 2019
Posted on 3 Sep
Wayfarer Western Area Championship preview
Craftinsure National Circuit Event 6 this weekend
Posted on 7 Aug
Wayfarer International Championship at Wicklow
Triennial event held a few miles south of Dublin
Posted on 1 Aug
Wayfarer International Championships day 1&2
One winner says he hadn't sailed so fast in a Wayfarer for years
Posted on 24 Jul
Wayfarer International Championships preview
Ireland to host UK National and Irish National Championships too
Posted on 17 Jul
Wayfarer Southern Area Championship
Craftinsure Wayfarer National Circuit resumes
Posted on 20 Jun
Wayfarer Southerns preview
A healthy F4 forecast for Shoreham this weekend
Posted on 13 Jun
59th Three Rivers Race
All about the tides on the Norfolk Broads
Posted on 4 Jun
UK Wayfarer Association Neil Rushton Trophy
What does a Most-Improved-Helm look like?
Posted on 1 Jun
Wayfarer Eastern Area Championship
Craftinsure National Circuit Event 3 held at Medway YC
Posted on 22 May
Wayfarer Eastern Areas at Medway preview
Free beer or champagne reception... or both?
Posted on 16 May
Wayfarers at West Oxfordshire
Craftinsure National Circuit Event 2
Posted on 30 Apr
Wayfarer Inlands at Datchet Water
Craftinsure National Circuit Round 1
Posted on 10 Apr
Wayfarer Inlands at Datchet this weekend
Craftinsure National Circuit, and Travellers Series, will begin
Posted on 3 Apr
UK Wayfarer racing calendar set for 2019
Five big-name sponsors have pledged some fantastic prizes
Posted on 27 Mar
Wayfarer class at the RYA Dinghy Show
See all the options: trainer, cruiser or racer
Posted on 1 Mar
Wayfarer Class Racing Review 2018
60th anniversary provides another good year of racing
Posted on 30 Dec 2018
Wayfarer Finale at Bough Beech
Winner-takes-all shootout to decide the Craftinsure National Circuit Series
Posted on 15 Nov 2018
Wayfarer Finale at Bough Beech this weekend
With apologies to John Clare for ruining his perfectly good poem about Autumn!
Posted on 6 Nov 2018
Wayfarers at Swarkstone
Craftinsure National Circuit Round 7
Posted on 12 Oct 2018
Wayfarers at Swarkstone this weekend
Arms race in the Wayfarer Class?
Posted on 4 Oct 2018
Wayfarer International Rally
114 people cruised the Norfolk Broads
Posted on 17 Sep 2018
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Seldén Sailjuice Winter Series Datchet Flyer
© Tim Olin / www.olinphoto.co.uk
Wayfarers at Bough Beech
© Deborah Maynard
Wayfarers at Bough Beech
© Deborah Maynard
Wayfarers at Bough Beech
© Deborah Maynard
Wayfarers at Bough Beech
© Deborah Maynard
Wayfarers at Hickling Broad
© HBSC
Wayfarers at Hickling Broad
© HBSC
Having fun during Oulton Week 2019
© Trish Barnes
Bournemouth Digital Poole Week 2019 day 4
© David Harding / www.sailingscenes.com
Bournemouth Digital Poole Week 2019 day 3
© David Harding / www.sailingscenes.com
Stone Week 2019
© Nick Champion / www.championmarinephotography.co.uk
Stone Week 2019
© Nick Champion / www.championmarinephotography.co.uk
Wayfarer International Championship 2019
© Alan Jones
Wayfarer International Championship 2019
© Alan Jones
Wayfarer International Championship 2019
© Alan Jones
Wayfarer International Championship 2019
© Alan Jones
Wayfarer International Championship 2019 podium teams (l-r) Andrew Wilson, Tom Wilson, Simon Townsend, Michael McNamara, Mogens Just and Anders Friis
© Merrin Froggett
Wayfarer International Championship 2019
© Alan Jones
Wayfarer at the One Bassethwaite Sailing Week
© Peter Mackin
Methersgate Race 2019 at Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club
© Sam Rowell
Great Yarmouth & Gorleston Sailing Club Beach Regatta
© Ed Anderson
Wayfarer Southern Area Championship at Shoreham
© Warwick Baker / www.warwickpics.com
Wayfarer Southern Area Championship at Shoreham
© Warwick Baker / www.warwickpics.com
Wayfarer Southern Area Championship at Shoreham
© Warwick Baker / www.warwickpics.com
Wayfarer Southern Area Championship at Shoreham
© Warwick Baker / www.warwickpics.com
Wayfarer Southern Area Championship at Shoreham
© Warwick Baker / www.warwickpics.com
Wayfarer Southern Area Championship at Shoreham
© Warwick Baker / www.warwickpics.com
Wayfarer Southern Area Championship at Shoreham
© Warwick Baker / www.warwickpics.com
Leigh & Lowton Regatta Weekend 2019
© Gerard van den Hoek
Brian Lamb & Sam Pygall during the Wilsonian River Challenge
© Tim Olin / www.olinphoto.co.uk