XVI Wayfarer Worlds '16
With 61 entries the International Championships & Rally took place in the sailing mecca of Heeg. For racing and cruising Friesland was definitely the Wayfarer place to be this summer.
High performance one design 3.60m single hander, suited to mid-weight sailors. Light weight hull 45.5kg with fully battened Mylar 2mm laminate sail, self de-powering two part carbon/glass rig. foam sandwich GRP construction. Active national class association, ISAF international class.
Small but mighty - the new Gull encompasses many of the time honoured features of the Wayfarer & Wanderer only in a more compact version that lends itself well to local area or singlehanded sailors who want all of those benefits but in a smaller more manageable package. A real delight to sail the Gull brings endless hours of enjoyment to all who sail her.
Step in & sail away - this delightful little Rotomould dinghy is so easy to sail beginners feel comfortable straight away. A single sail, high boom & a deep wide self draining cockpit combine to make this little gem the darling of sailing schools & resorts.
Sailing simplicity! This no fuss design, single reef-able sail combined with a high boom, deep roomy cockpit, retractable centreboard & rudder make this attractive yet robust rotomould dinghy the latest greatest addition to any resort, club or individual sailor. Comfort & confidence combined it is suitable for adult & larger youth entry & intermediate level sailors, the darling of sailing schools & resorts for very good reason!
Bring on the challenge - all the benefits of the Hartley12 with the addition of more sails and more fun! This most versatile 12' dinghy can be sailed with 2 or 3 sails rigged with either asymmetric or symmetric as you wish! Ideal for training centres as sail configurations can be changed to suit at any time. Strong, practically maintenance free and very easy to master it's no wonder the Hartley12.2 is fast becoming the 1st choice for training & resorts!
4.75m of excitement on inland waters or sea, sailed with two sails or with spinnaker the Kestrel is challenging and lots of fun, suitable for intermediate and experienced sailors. Strong class association with a vibrant race circuit.
Length 5.35m, beam 1.75m weight 140kg originally as a 1950s Olympic contender the Osprey has stood the test of time. Our latest Mk IV was designed by Phil Morrison, it has a whopping 31m Sq. of sail to really get this boat moving, so whether you prefer hanging out on the trapeze or twiddling the stick this is one heck of a ride, full of challenge, exhilaration and adrenalin packed fun! Action packed race circuit nationwide & overseas.
Designed for lighter skiff sailors this super high performance skiff is ultra light and extra nimble a magnificent adrenalin ride for those expert & brave enough to take on the challenge! The question is: are you man enough to try this racing machine origionally designed as an olympic contender for women?
4.3m in length & weighing just 50kg a sleek beauty, powered by a massive 8.0m sq. fully battened sail! Open back hull, centre mainsheet, continuous control lines the spacious cockpit is free of clutter, always dry & easy to move about in. A rapidly growing class that enjoys a busy & vibrant national inland & open sea race circuit
The ultimate all rounder the Wayfarer has been top of the class for over 50 years, the new GRP mark IV has revitalised this classic making it once again the flagship cruiser, trainer & racer in hundreds of training centres, resorts and racing clubs nationally & internationally. Vibrant class association promoting regular well attended cruising & racing events at home & abroad.
Like the larger Wayfarer the GRP Mark IV Wanderer is an all rounder well suited to all kinds of sailing by all kinds of sailor, it can be easily sailed single handed or with 2 to 4 on board. 2 sails or with spinnaker the cruising versions can have furling jibs, reefing mains, oars & engines. active class association to support events throughout the country.