Graduate Dinghy Association

Graduate Stand

Ian WalkerGraduate Stand David Wilson

The Grad and BoatYard at Beer are at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace today and tomorrow (March 2 - 3 2019).

Always a great day out. Well worth a visit!


Peter Guyett, from Frensham Pond, has passed away. Peter was Association President from 1993 - 2000. A stalwart of Graduate Sailing and a true gentleman. Our condolences go out to his family.

        Dinghy Show                           March 2 - 3 2019 Alexandra Palace    

        Graduate National Championships       May 4 - 6 2019   Stewartby SC

        Emberton Park SC Open Meeting          April 7 2019

        Chipstead SC Open Meeting             May 12 2019

        Graduate Northerns at Bass Week       August 3 – 11 2019

        Bolton SC Open Meeting.               August 26 2019


Handicap Open Events for Graduates in 2019


Sea events

Aldeburgh Yacht Club   Suffolk 2019     


·         REGATTA DATES         Junior & Youth Regatta: Monday 12th August  to Friday 16th August

AYC Regatta: Sunday 18th August to Friday 23rd August(Carnival Day Monday 19th August)

·         tide dependant , river sailing, mid-summer, 5 days often with a long distance race mid-week. Can be exposed and windy

Pyefleet Week   Essex  11/8/2019,        


·         Hosted Graduate Nationals twice. 5 day event,1 race a day. Tidal estuary sailing. Can be a long walk with the trolleys.

Stone Week   Blackwater river Essex     


·         Tidal 5 day with midweek long distance.10 race series



Inland events.

Wroxham week Norfolk Broads Yacht Club.


·         3 separate handicap races a day.

·         Broad sailing Local handicaps apply A very sociable and busy club event.

Notts County Sailing Club Nottingham.


·         2nd May Bank Holiday

·         Super inland lake. Handicap fleet. Hosted Graduate Nationals 2016 & 2018


    Emberton Park SC Open Meeting April 7 2019