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Virtually the best place in the world for all things Albacore!

by Mike Banner 26 Feb 08:02 GMT 27-28 February 2021
Albacore stand at the virtual RYA Dinghy Show 2021 © vFairs

The Albacore class are delighted to be part of this weekend's first ever virtual RYA Dinghy Show and are excited that anything to do with Albacores can be accessed from the Albacore stand in Hall 1. There's everything from videos to a full events list and from boats to buy to how to join the class.

The highlight of our sailing year is the Internationals event at Plas Heli in Pwllheli, North Wales which is due to commence on Saturday 31 July and conclude on Friday 6 August. Our fingers are crossed that diminishing Covid restrictions and the increasing pace of vaccinations will allow our fellow North American and Canadian Albacore sailors to come over to compete alongside the British sailors.

The class has a demo boat available for anyone to try Albacore sailing so get online over the weekend and find out more about Albacore!

Register for free to visit the virtual RYA Dinghy Show 2021 here...

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