Chipstead SC Open

9th May 2021

Chipstead SC Open Sunday 9th May 2021.


Heron Association AGM

10th July 2021 7pm. 

Held on the evening of the first day of the Nationals. Refreshments provided.  7pm. Ferry Inn Brough. 


Priory Open

21st August 2021

Priory Sailing Club, Bedford 




Southern Champs Bewl Water

5th & 6th June 2021

The Southern Championships will be held at Bewl water as a two day event to encourage visitors. 4 to count, 3 races per day. A social event will be held in the evening of the Saturday. 


Yeadon Open

4th September 2021

Yeadon SC.  

. Gates open from 9am

. Race brief at 11am

. First race at 11.30am

. Lunch (bring your own) at 12.30pm until 1.30pm

. Second race 1.30pm

. Third race 2. 45pm after short convenience break.

. Prize giving 4.30 depending on boat packing.


Entry fee £10 to cover prizes. 


Heron Nationals

10th-11th July 2021

Welton Sailing Club, Brough. Two Day Event. Registration 10:30am 10th July. Briefing 12:00pm, first race 12:30pm. Three races first day. 3 races Second day. No catering available. Entry £25 for two days. 


Northern Champs

5th September 2021

Huddersfield Sailing Club. 

First race approx. 11.00am; second race 12.00am, then lunch then final
race aprox. 2.00pm.  £8 as the entry fee. Run in conjunction with the Yeadon Open 



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.


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