Which Dinghy To Choose

Upforsail.com Team January 30, 2019 No Comments

Which Dinghy To Choose

Which dinghy to choose?! When buying a dinghy, the choice of sailboats can be overwhelming. If you’re looking to race, then a great starting point is to review the dinghy National Championship attendance table (please see below) or SailRacer.

Otherwise, if you’re not too fussed about dinghy racing and just want to have some fun (!), then this’ll be the article for you: Tips For Buying A Dinghy.

Which dinghy to choose

Class Name 2015          2016          2017          2018         
Topper 205 173 187 223
RS200 75 96 99 114
RS Tera 108 124 124 112
RS Feva 89 110 111 106
Solo 69 83 90 102
Supernova 67 110 89 101
Squib 47 57 40 100
Laser Radial 104 65 0 85
One Metre 80 70 0 81
RS Aero 77 70 114 67
Merlin Rocket 71 52 37 63
Finn 59 59 45 58
Musto Skiff 40 47 47 56
Phantom 44 37 54 51
Laser 4.7 34 19 0 50
Flying Fifteen 36 40 51 49
Blaze 35 35 45 49
RG65 0 39 0 49
Sprint 15 47 40 60 45
Mirror 43 55 46 44
RS800 36 42 39 44
Osprey 34 35 37 44
Contender 37 35 34 44
Cadet 47 51 39 43
Topper 4.2 46 52 55 42
International Moth 57 73 49 42
Scorpion 56 51 45 41
Tasar 17 26 30 41
Sprint 15 Sport 34 32 32 38
Firefly 41 64 31 38
D-Zero 26 40 32 37
J70 0 19 29 35
Enterprise 67 47 28 35
Streaker 48 29 21 35
RS700 20 27 29 34
Laser 44 23 0 34
Byte 11 19 31 32
420 46 43 21 32
RS100 22 27 42 31
OK 35 26 27 30
Comet 31 32 23 29
Hansa 0 0 0 29
National 12 31 41 33 28
Yachting World Dayboat 23 26 21 28
Dragon 20 35 0 28
505 33 28 28 27
Illusion 23 20 24 27
Challenger 20 19 18 27
RS600 0 0 0 26
B14 19 14 22 25
Miracle 27 32 22 24
Comet Trio 22 20 22 24
RS300 29 27 25 23
Lightning 368 19 11 16 23
Tideway 0 11 0 22
Norfolk Punt 17 0 21 21
K1 16 15 12 21
J/24 19 17 16 20
Yeoman/Kinsman 17 0 12 20
RS Elite 28 27 31 19
Devon Yawl 12 21 27 19
D-One 18 14 20 19
VPRS 0 0 0 19
National 18 29 21 22 18
J80 0 24 21 17
Folkboat 0 16 14 17
Swallow 20 18 0 17
Snipe 0 0 0 17
WASZP 0 0 0 17
Lark 18 30 22 16
Hadron H2 0 0 13 16
International Canoe 25 23 0 16
Redwing 23 30 22 15
Sandhopper 0 0 0 15
Kestrel 18 15 36 14
707 12 10 27 14
470 0 0 17 14
Ajax 13 0 8 14
VX One 8 9 0 14
Solution 13 12 16 13
Graduate 26 18 14 13
Impala 28 0 14 13 13
K6 14 9 12 13
Lapwing 14 20 0 13
Comet Duo 0 0 0 13
Shadow 8 13 15 12
4000 15 9 9 12
Heron 13 8 12 11
Seafly 0 10 10 11
Vortex 11 12 0 11
Cherub 17 14 15 10
Fast 40 0 0 9 9
RS Vareo 7 26 6 8
Unicorn 7 10 0 8
Minisail 6 8 0 8
18ft Skiff 8 9 5 7
Micro Tonner 0 0 0 7
Optimist 435 263 380 0
29er 124 76 74 0
RS400 46 36 73 0
Dart 18 37 59 64 0
GP14 43 36 63 0
XOD 62 0 56 0
Fireball 60 49 54 0
Marblehead 56 46 48 0
Albacore 21 30 47 0
Wayfarer 13 31 45 0
SB20 25 26 37 0
British Moth 25 24 27 0
2000 43 51 23 0
International 14 26 29 23 0
Sharpie 0 0 22 0
Hornet 22 23 20 0
RC Laser 0 0 20 0
Europe 0 12 17 0
Hurricane 5.9 SX 24 0 16 0
Tornado 7 8 11 0
MOCRA 0 0 9 0
A Class Catamaran 18 24 0 0
Formula 18 19 18 0 0
Loch Long One Design 19 16 0 0
Shearwater 19 16 0 0
RS500 0 16 0 0
J109 0 14 0 0
49er 0 12 0 0
Wanderer 8 11 0 0
Spitfire 14 10 0 0
Melges 24 8 10 0 0
Buzz 15 9 0 0
J111 0 8 0 0
Soling 8 6 0 0
J/97 0 6 0 0
Hunter Formula One 0 5 0 0
49er FX 0 5 0 0
Scow 35 0 0 0
Quarter Tonner 27 0 0 0
Sonata 25 0 0 0
Topaz 21 0 0 0
Etchells 20 0 0 0
Thames A Rater 13 0 0 0
Weta 12 0 0 0
Sigma 38 9 0 0 0
SigneT 8 0 0 0
AltO 5 0 0 0
Viper 640 5 0 0 0
Laser Vago 3 0 0 0
Salcombe Yawl 0 0 0 0
Rooster 8.1 0 0 0 0
Catapult 0 0 0 0
Javelin 0 0 0 0
ISO 0 0 0 0
J105 0 0 0 0
Laser Stratos 0 0 0 0
Victory 0 0 0 0
Footy 0 0 0 0
2.4m 0 0 0 0
Contessa 26 0 0 0 0
Tempest 0 0 0 0
Contessa 32 0 0 0 0
3000 0 0 0 0
Flying Dutchman 0 0 0 0
Sonar 0 0 0 0
Nacra 0 0 0 0
Seascape 18 0 0 0 0
Splash 0 0 0 0
Dart 16 0 0 0 0
Laser EPS 0 0 0 0
Foxer 0 0 0 0
Sigma 33 0 0 0 0
Sunbeam 0 0 0 0
Laser 5000 0 0 0 0
J92 0 0 0 0
Leader 0 0 0 0
Laser Pico 0 0 0 0
Hobie 16 0 0 0 0
Farr 45 0 0 0 0
Beneteau 40.7 0 0 0 0
Wineglass 0 0 0 0
1720 0 0 0 0
Beneteau First 31.7 0 0 0 0
Comet Versa 0 0 0 0
Laser 2 0 0 0 0
RS600FF 0 0 0 0
Formula 16 0 0 0 0
405 0 0 0 0
X-35 0 0 0 0
Hobie Dragoon 0 0 0 0
Martin 16 0 0 0 0
Gull 0 0 0 0
Bosun 0 0 0 0
Boss 0 0 0 0
Farr 30 0 0 0 0
Pacer 0 0 0 0
1DL 0 0 0 0
Formula 20 0 0 0 0
Pandora 0 0 0 0
Hobie Tiger 0 0 0 0
X-332 0 0 0 0
Swordfish 0 0 0 0
HOD35 0 0 0 0
59er 0 0 0 0
St Mawes One Design 0 0 0