Graduate (dinghy)

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Graduate
graduate dinghy sailing at Emberton Park, UK
Current Specifications
Crew 2
Type Monohull
Construction Fiberglass
LOA 3.82 metres (12 ft 6 in)
Beam 1.42 metres (4 ft 8 in)
Draft 1.12 metres (3 ft 8 in)
Hull weight 84 kilograms (185 lb)
Main & Jib area 10 square metres (110 sq ft)
RYA PN 1141(January 2014)
Development
Year 1952
Designer Dick Wyche

The Graduate is a 12.5-foot sailing dinghy. Rules for the class allow for customization the boat with rigs of various sophistication. The class holds an open series of races each year and a 3 day National Championship. 2014 Nationals were at Chichester Yacht Club from 25-29 July. Overall winners were Tony and Sam Cooper from King George Sailing Club.

References[edit]

"National Graduate Class Association". Retrieved 2007-11-30.