The Osprey is a big, fast sailing dinghy with a single trapeze and a symmetric spinnaker.

Welcome

Get your Osprey branded clothing from the web shop by clicking image.

Osprey Class Regalia

UK performance sailing hardware manufacturer Allen Brothers has announced the creation of a new sailing series designed to test crews and equipment in extreme contests of skill and endurance. The new Series combines established events into a format which Allen Brothers believes will increase participation and competition, enhancing the endurance element of small boat racing in the UK.

Allen Endurance Series

Gul Osprey Round the Isle of Wight Race 15th & 16th September While there are still several i's to dot and t's to cross we have made some good progress on an Osprey Round the Island race in September this year. Not least in getting Mike Pickers to sponsor it. More information by clicking image or title.

Round the Island Race

At this year’s AGM all your Osprey Class Association representatives (both officers & committee members) are up for election. Most of them have been representing you for more than 3 years. We feel that the Class Association would greatly benefit with changes in the representation. Read more by clicking image or title.

Your Association Needs You

The Osprey Class Association [UK] committee have produced a Class Privacy Policy document as required by GDPR which is based on their current understanding of GDPR. This document may be updated as new guidance, from likes of RYA and others, becomes available. Read more by clicking image or title.

Class Privacy Policy

Next Class Events

Southern Area Championship Saturday 30th June & Sunday 1st July 2018. Come to Poole Yacht Club for the usual excellent racing with our fleet of 17 home boats. Once again we are joining with the Contender fleet (separate starts). Click Poole YC image above or title below for more information.

Southern Area Championship

Tenby Regatta and Round Caldey Island Race over weekend of 30th June & 1st July. This the second event on the South Wales Circuit series.

Tenby Regatta and Round Caldey Island Race

The regatta will take place on 7th & 8th July. The event is part of the Osprey South Wales Series.

Mumbles Regatta

Racing will take place in Weymouth Bay or in Portland Harbour as appropriate over weekend of 7th & 8th July. All dinghies will be located at Castle Cove Sailing Club, Old Castle Road, Weymouth. Online entry has been closed. For the Osprey class, as a preferred class, entry can still be made by contacting Richard Bowers via email using rick.bowers861440@gmail.com. Eleven Ospreys were entered at 15:20BST on Monday 11th June.

Weymouth Dinghy Regatta

2018 AGM Osprey Class Association

The 2018 Osprey Class Association is scheduled to start at approximately 19:30BST on Friday 17th August at Weyouth SC, the host club for the 2018 National Championship

Events Calendar

Nationals Early Entry Deadline

Moatt Sails sponsor Early Entry for 2018 Osprey Nationals

The Osprey Class is proud to announce that Moatt Sails, based locally on Osprey Quay, Portland, have agreed to sponsor the early entry prize for this year's National Championship to be held from Weymouth Sailing Club from August 16th – 19th. The prize on offer is a Dacron Genoa to the same design as the 2016 Nationals winning sails from this growing loft.

To qualify for the chance to receive this item, all entries received before the end of June will be considered.

More update information

Future UK National Championship Venues

Being considered:

  • 2019 Cornwall
  • 2020 Castle Cove SC, Weymouth, Dorset
  • 2021 South Wales

2018 National Championship Sponsors

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2017 Nationals Racing

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