Category Archives: Racing sailing craft

Smack racing on the Blackwater, 2010

My thanks to excellent small boat designer and sailor John Welsford for sharing this one!

Racing Puffin dinghies at Southend on Sea, 1968

Olympians race against kids, and the kids win. My thanks to Paul Mullings for spotting this one!

A beautiful sailing thoroughbred for sale – for 99p!


Actually, it’s a Soling, and it is free to a good home – if you bag it today. Thi picture is a few years old, and the boat is┬álying at Edinburgh.

Read about Solings here.