The Supernova is a
"one design" single handed sailing dinghy of 4.3 metres length with an
8 square metre fully battened mylar sail and stayed mast. It was originally designed and built by Mark Giles. It is
now built by Hartley Boats in Derby.
The Supernova has recently gone through a new incarnation with the introduction of the MK II Supernova and subsequently the move to modern epoxy construction.
The hull is the same shape as all Supernovas but the main difference with the MK II is that the deck now has an open self-draining transom.
Sail numbers for the MK II start at 1000 and sail numbers for the new epoxy built boats starts at 1033.
If the Supernova is new to you the general introduction will
- PN 1070
- Fully battened
- Lively class
- Great race circuit
- Prices from only £5,995
You can renew your membership online where you pay by PayPal, or you can print out the membership form and put it in the post.
The Supernova class association is proud to be sponsored by Noble Marine insurance.
Noble Marine are sponsoring the 2014 Travellers Series.
The Supernova Class Association is also thankful to Oxford Carriers for once again sponsoring the Winter Championships.
| Supernova Cocktail !|
1 part Pernod
5 parts Cranberry juice
Ice & Wedge of Lime.
We are pleased to announce that once again Noble Marine Insurance
are sponsoring the 2014 Travellers series and Class Association Training Days, and we also welcome back
on board Oxford Carriers
who will kindly sponsoring the 2014 Winter Championships.
Additional Training Day
On the 26th April 2014 Girton Sailing Club
will be host to Duncan and another of his very popular East Midland Training days.
So if you are based in the east midlands S.Yorks region and you would like some insightful supernova sailing tips or even just fancy a change please pop along.
Updated Class Rules
The updated Class Association Rules
can be found here
. This update reflects the changes that have come about with the epoxy MKII. The have been
re-written in consultation with Hartley Boats
and are effective immediately. (Latest update Feb 2013 clarifies use of small sail))
Sat 22nd Feb
31 boats with a string local showing enjoyed some glorious spring like conditions with a fruity breeze. It was local laser hotshot Alistair Goodwin that just
squeezed it from Richard Pakes.
A new venue for the class with a growing home fleet. Bowmoor SC is sort of between Cirencester and Witney. We are sharing the event with the Phantoms (separate starts))
Sun 30th March
Another new venue for the class, just south of Derby.
2013 Hall of Fame!
Notes from class chairman - Paul Earnshaw.
|Winters Champ||Mike Gibson (Bartley)|
|National Champ||Cliff Milliner (Cotswold SC)|
|Inland Champ||Cliff Milliner (Cotswold SC)|
|Travellers Champ||Paul Earnshaw (Haversham)|
With the new season about to get underway I thought it was time for an update on what's been happening and plans for the coming season....... Read the rest of this article
Last Updated January 2014
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