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National 18s Flying Ahead of the RYA Dinghy Show

by Colin Chapman 24 Feb 2019 19:20 GMT 2-3 March 2019
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It has been a busy winter for the National 18ft Class. New boat building continues with the latest offering from White Formula on display this weekend on stand B22 at the RYA Dinghy Show.

That's not all though, newest class members Peter Gray, Rich Pepperdine and Simon Forbes campaigned hard over the recently completed Selden Sailjuice series picking up two event wins and second place overall in the series.

Following the launch of the Morrison re-designed boat in 2015 the class is resurgent. The oldest RYA National class is now certainly the most modern looking with light planing hull and large powerful rig. With an expansive calendar planned for 2019 there's plenty of opportunities to see us and get involved.

If you'd like to try a N18 please contact us, message us on Facebook or visit us at the show and we'd be delighted to help you get on the water enjoying our fantastic boats and vibrant class socials.

Were also searching for a host club for our 2021 UK and IRL National Championships. If you'd like to host one of the most fun classes in the country then please contact us.

See national18.com or email

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