GBR D-ONE Class Association

GBR D-ONE Class Association

Welcome to the home of the GBR D-ONE Class Association where you will be able to find all the latest news & chat about this exciting single hander from Devoti Sailing.

The GBR D-ONE class operates through the D-ONE International Association, which has a representative from each country. The committee member for Great Britain is Ben Falat

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Paignton  Harbour, scene of last week's more-than-exciting POSH regatta, has some very clear instructions at the entrance.

Clearly Nick Craig did not intend to follow them...

grb 2014 inlands 1With a large percentage of the UK D-One fleet only arriving home from their Gold Cup just days earlier in the week a depleted fleet of D-One's attended their Inland Championships at Oxford Sailing Club over the weekend of the 25th/26th October.   Saturday was shared with the D-Zero's and International Canoe's. The aim of the day was for short action packed racing and minimal faff and that's exactly what the race officer served up with four 35-40 minute three lap races back to back.

D One Day4 014 croppedThe 2015 D-One GBR Travellers Series is being supported by North Sails One Design Europe and Suntouched Sailboats, with the kind permission of Devoti sailing :

-  they have provided a New Black Gennaker for the winner

-  the winner to be decided by a race-entry based raffle drawn after the last event of the year;

-  this means that everybody who starts a race in the series has a chance of winning this fantastic £600-prize!

The full competition rules are available on the website here: TravellersRaffle.pdf-  the more races you enter the greater the chance of winning!

This year's 2015 D-One GBR Travellers Series visits some great venues, starting with Paignton POSH on 9/10 May. Click Read More to see the full circuit, and come and join the fun.

update:   We  now have some additional prizes provided by Spinlock.  In support of the launch of their exciting new range of 50N PFDs this season, Spinlock will be supplying a number of WINGS as prizes for key events.

Already the choice for team BAR, the WING offers the performance sailor a fresh approach to PFD design, focusing on the speed, athleticism and high agility of the new generation of sailors in a compact minimalist design. https://www.spinlock.co.uk/en/categories/wing-and-foil-pfds

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For each regatta in the traveller series we have a Spinlock "Wing"  PFD to give away.  Spinlock will also be supporting us at this years National champs with some prizes.  A fitting
prize to have "Wings" for those who sail the boat with wings!

uk-small The UK D-ONE fleet returned from the Italian Tour to Castle Cove Sailing Club for the UK National Championships and enjoyed an excellent event as a separate class within Weymouth Regatta, along with a great turnout of 109 local and visiting boats. 
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