The Heron Dinghy remains as versatile and multi-functional as it was when it was first designed over 50 years ago. It provides safe, family fun or competitive one design racing.

 

It is a dinghy that has stood the test of time and is enjoyed throughout the U.K and beyond.

 

This website is run by the Heron Dinghy Class Association to promote the dinghy and the Association.  We hope you find it useful.  If you would like to become a member and support the Heron Dinghy, build your own by purchasing the plans or just become part of a group of Heron Dinghy fanatics then please join below.

 

You can also contact us through the contact us section.

 

Membership

 

The Association always welcomes new members and if you would like to join, please click on the membership pages. 

 

9th May 2020 Heron Open Bewl Water Kent (Postponed due to Covid-19)

This has been postponed due to Covid-19. Re-scheduled for October. 

This has been postponed due to Covid-19. Re-scheduled for October. 

Welton Sailing Club. 

Race program for the Heron Nationals. Entry fee for the weekend £25.00 per boat. 

Saturday
Registration from 10.00
briefing   1245
1st race  1330
2nd race  1530

Sunday
1st race 1030
2nd race 1130 approx
Lunch
3 race  1330
prize giving 1500

As you would expect in the current times there is some important information to be aware of. There will be a safety briefing at the club on the first day before the first race which will outline the specific measures in place regarding the club. 

In the mean time, please be advised that:

  • Changing rooms and toilet facilities will be available, but people must maintain 2m social distancing.

  • There will be no active safety boat cover. A safety boat will be available in case of emergency, but will not actively support unless there is a serious incident. Which leads onto the below. 

  • All boats will be required to have a 5 litre mast head float to prevent inversion. These will be supplied to each boat and you do not need bring your own. However, you will be required to use one to participate. 

  • There will not be the usual catering arrangement at the club but will be an external prepacked sandwich stall which will be available for purchase. Please make sure you have plenty of water bottles and any other sustenance you may require as catering is restricted. 

Heron Dinghy Class Association AGM (Postponed)

This will be rescheduled and held online. Date to be advised. 

5th September 2020 Heron Open Yeadon

Yeadon Sailing Club

6th September 2020 Northen Championships Huddersfield.

Huddersfield SC

10th October 2020 Bewl/Chipstead Weekend.

Details to follow! Re-scheduled from May 2020. 

1th October 2020 Bewl/Chipstead Weekend.

Details to follow! Re-scheduled from May 2020. 

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