West Lancashire Yacht Club

....the home of the 24 Hour Race.

Slider19
Slider36
Slider39
Slider10
Slider28
Slider42
Slider01
Slider03
Slider37
Slider27
Slider41
Slider02
Slider16
Slider33
Slider38
Slider40

Enterprise

The Enterprise dinghy is a lively tactical double handed hiking dinghy designed for close racing, that has been a WLYC class fleet since the early 60s and is one of the main classes sailed in the 24 Hour Race . It is 13’ 3” (4.04m) long, has a centreboard and two sails, these sails are manufactured from instantly recognisable blue sail cloth. It is an International class with fleets in UK, Ireland, India, Sri Lanka, USA and South Africa. To date there have been in excess of 23,350 boats built since 1956 when the first Enterprise was built. The dinghy is available in many forms of construction from wood, FRP (Foam Reinforced Plastic) and more recently epoxy, examples of each type of construction are regularly sailed at the club.

The current National Champions, Mark Lunn and Steve Blackburn are from WLYC and the National Team Prize at the National Championships is regularly being won by competitors from WLYC. The class has extremely close and competitive racing both on the lake and on the sea at Ainsdale.

Class Website

 

24 Hour Race

8th & 9th
September 2018

TodayToday630
YesterdayYesterday4544
This WeekThis Week20644
This MonthThis Month69429
Total To DateTotal To Date1682682

The 52nd 24 Hour RaceThe 52nd 24 Hour RaceWest Lancashire Yacht Club

would like to thank all our valued 24 Hour Race sponsors for their continued support

 

(click on any of their logos to be redirected to their own website)
(please remember to mention you found them via West Lancashire Yacht Club when buying any of their products)