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Slow Handicap

Slow handicap dinghies that regularly sail at the club include Optimists, Picos, Mirrors, Scows and RS Fevas.

Optimists and Picos are the main slow handicap dinghies used in training Cadets.

Optimists have a deciated club 'Open event' and year round training provided by the club. Many of the top sailors compete across the UK at a national level. You can find out more information about the Optimist class here.

The slow handicap class has it's own dedicated club racing start, with shorter distance courses set out around the race box using laid marks. In the Creek and Barrel race they have a shortened course compared to the fast handicap dinghies. Scows, in addition, have a dedicated race series during the summer months - find out more about the Scow class here.

If you interested in sailing a slow handicap dinghy members can hire a club Optimist, Pico or RS Feva to race or sail. These can all be easily launched using the club slipway. There is also a club Wayfarer and Bahia suitable for families.

Last updated 22:20 on 22 November 2017

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