Boat Classes

The popular boats currently sailed at BSC are Contenders, Lasers (Standard, Radial & 4.7 rigs), Toppers and, in the last 2 years, a growing fleet of RS Aero’s. The Handicap Fleet has a variety of boats including; Lightening 368, Streaker, RS Vareo, RS Feva, RS Tera Sport, Tasar, Blaze, Miracle and 2000.

New and existing members are encouraged to sail in the established classes but any monohull dinghy is acceptable. Catamarans are not ideally suited to the Club facilities and local conditions.

Class History

The information below has been taken from Club Handbooks between 1948 and 2010 and may not be 100% accurate.

12’ Clipper Class Graduate OK
14’ Kent Class Heron Osprey
14’ National Hornet Pacer
14’ Restricted Class Int. 10sq m Canoe Redwing
18’ Skiff International 14 RS 200
29er Int. Moth RS 300
420 ISO RS 400
49er Javelin RS 600
505 Lark RS 700
Albacore Laser RS 800
Buzz Laser 2000 RS Vareo
Cadet Laser 4000 Scorpion
Comet Laser 5000 Shearwater
Contender Laser ll Snipe
Enterprise Laser Pico Solo
Essex One Design Laser Vago Spice
Europe Mayfly Taser
Fireball Merlin Rocket Topaz
Firefly Minisail Topper
Flying Dutchman Miracle Topper Sport 14
Foreland One Design Mirror Wanderer
GP 14 National 12 Wayfarer