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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
17/08/14 1045 Updated!
17/08/14 Small Hyde Sail for Sale!
17/08/14 652 Sold!
17/08/14 1051 Sold!
25/07/14 652 for Sale!
13/07/14 1051 for Sale!
13/07/14 531 Sold!
05/07/14 Combs Results & Report
05/07/14 1xxx Sold!
05/07/14 1111 for Sale!
05/07/14 1092 for Sale!
05/07/14 1045 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.

Uk TransplantDo you carry a donor card?
If not........ Why not?
supernova cocktail Supernova Cocktail !
1 part Pernod
5 parts Cranberry juice
Ice & Wedge of Lime.
Xmas Pud at Haversham
The traditional season closing event, the Xmas Pud is to be held at Haversham SC on Sat. Dec 6th.
Notice of AGM
The AGM of the Supernova Class Association will take place following day 1 racing at the Inland Championships at Northampton Sailing Club on Sat the 6th Sept. Only items which are on the agenda will be voted on, so if you have something that you wish to see discussed and voted on, please forward your proposal with details to the Secretary at the above e-mail address by Sat the 30th Aug at the latest.
Nominations for any of the Committee positions, proposer and seconded are welcome and should also be sent to the Secretary by the 30th Aug at the latest. You are reminded that the current Chairman and Secretary will stand down at this AGM so please consider if you would like to take on one of these positions.
Last Event!
Bolton SC/Scammonden SC
19th July (Sat)/20th July (Sun)
Next Event!
Bala SC
23rd - 25th August
This event is part of the Bala regatta with the Supernova results extracted from the regatta results
Bala NOR  
Coming Soon!
Inland Championships
Northampton SC
6th-7th September
Once again the class returns to Pitsford reservoir home of Northampton SC. The class keeps going back becuase the event is so good. The class AGM is being held on the Saturday night of the weekend.

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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