Graduate (dinghy)

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Graduate
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Graduate dinghy sailing at Emberton Park, UK
Development
Designer Dick Wyche
Year 1952
Boat
Crew 2
Draft 1.12 metres (3 ft 8 in)
Hull
Type Monohull
Construction Fiberglass
Hull weight 84 kilograms (185 lb)
LOA 3.82 metres (12 ft 6 in)
Beam 1.42 metres (4 ft 8 in)
Sails
Upwind Sail Area 10 square metres (110 sq ft)
Misc
RYA PN 1132(March 2016)

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. 2016 Nationals will be held at Notts County Sailing Club from 28 - 30 May. Current National Champions are John Clementson and Jamie Clementson of Chipstead Sailing Club The details of all past winners can be found at [grad website[1]]


References[edit]

"National Graduate Class Association". Archived from the original on 2007-08-15. Retrieved 2007-11-30.