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Sailing

Sailing multiple classesAt Staunton Harold there is a wide variety of sailing options, from cruising to racing.

Which boat should I sail?

Firstly you need to make a few basic decisions: boats for one or two people; with one, two or three sails; sit-out or sit-in, trapeze or racks; spinnaker or not, big or small, fast or manoeuvrable etc and thats before you consider the price.

The Yachts and Yachting magazine publishes a "Racing Classes Review" each year comparing around 175 different classes - while we don't have quite that many racing at Staunton Harold, there are at least 20 different classes represented in the club. At SHSC we allow any non-keel boat whose Portsmouth Number (PN) is more than 900. Those with a PN less than 900 are considered too fast for the size of water.

Fleets at SHSC are: