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...The Supernova Dinghy Supernova News

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.

Simply the best!

  If the Supernova is new to you the general introduction will be helpful.

  • Exciting Single-hander
  • PN 1071
  • Fully battened Mylar sail
  • Lively class association
  • Great race circuit
  • Prices from only £5,995

What's new on the site
21/04/14 Sails for sail - updated!
21/04/14 436 Sold!
15/04/14 1073 for Sale!
15/04/14 402 Sold!
15/04/14 Cotswold NOR & SIs
08/04/14 600 Sold!
08/04/14 588 Updated!
2014 Class Association Membership
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.

Support the 2014 Sponsors

The Supernova class association is proud to be sponsored by Noble Marine insurance. Noble Marine are sponsoring the 2014 Travellers Series.
Oxford Carriers
The Supernova Class Association is also thankful to Oxford Carriers for once again sponsoring the Winter Championships.

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Sponsorship 2014
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 - Confirmed!
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.

Last Event!
Sutton Bingham SC
Sun 13th April
Paul Earnshaw takes the honours at Sutton Bingham pushing Mike Gibson and Gavin Young into 2nd and 3rd respectively. On a very laid back day the winds were shifty and light. Considering the forecast of no wind we had a decent tum out with about 14 boats. The racing was close and it came down to the last tack on the last beat for Earnshaw to steal the honours by winning the last race just a few paces ahead of Gibson. Results to follow.

Next Event!
Cotswold SC Training Day
Fri 9th May
Open Meeting Sat 10th May
he first of the class association organised Training Days take place on the Friday and then putting it all into practice in the Open meeting on the Saturday. More details on the weekend to follow but it should be a fully qualified RYA coach taking the training and it may be possible to stay overnight in the club grounds
Coming Soon!
Coniston Water SC
24th/25th/26th May
A repeat of last year. The Supernova open takes place over three days of the Coniston Water late May Bank Holiday regatta. The open results being extracted from the regatta results.

2013 Hall of Fame!

Winters ChampMike Gibson (Bartley)
National ChampCliff Milliner (Cotswold SC)
Inland ChampCliff Milliner (Cotswold SC)
Travellers ChampPaul Earnshaw (Haversham)

Chairman's Corner
Notes from class chairman - Paul Earnshaw.
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 here.
Last Updated January 2014
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