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This article is about the boat. For the bird, see Bearded reedling.
Class symbol
ReedlingRK4 Sailing on Blackhorse Broad 2013.jpg
Reedling RK4
Designer Ian Proctor
Year 1963
Design One-design
Builder(s) Reedling Yachts Ltd
Crew 2
Draft 2.75 ft (0.84 m)
Type Monohull
Construction Wood
Hull weight 1,065 lb (483 kg)
LOA 19.08 ft (5.82 m)
LWL 15.58 ft (4.75 m)
Beam 6.08 ft (1.85 m)
Hull Appendages
Keel/Board Type Fixed
Rig Type Fractional rig
Mainsail area 149.5 sq ft (13.89 m2)
Jib / Genoa area 75 sq ft (7.0 m2)
Spinnaker area 240 sq ft (22 m2)

The Reedling is a one-design, fractional rigged keelboat designed and built by Reedling Yachts Ltd (now dissolved), Horning, Norfolk, UK.

The Reedlings class flag is the International Code of Signals Flag for the letter K

The Reedling Class flag


There were only 11 Reedlings built, starting in 1963:

Name Sail number Registration year
Reedling RK1 1963
Siskin RK2 1964
Cockatrice RK3 1964
Jaws RK4 1964
Rubicon RK5 1969
Osiris RK6 1982
Aku RK7 1965
Swallow RK8 1965
Bullrush RK9 1985
Onyx RK10 1972
Vole RK11 1973

International competition[edit]

The Reedling class of keelboat is only raced at Horning Sailing Club, based in the Reeding's home village of Horning, Norfolk, UK.

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