The only way to sail in style!

The Supernova is a "one design" single handed sailing dinghy of 4.3 metres length with an 8 square metre fully-battened mylar sail ...

The only way to sail in style!

... It was originally designed and built by Mark Giles (Mk 1). After a redesign by Hartley Boats and Phil Morrison, the Supernova became stiffer as the Mark 2 with better flared hull and open transom ...

The only way to sail in style!

 ... Is is now built in epoxy (Mk2e) and is a stunning and popular boat, with a roomier cockpit than a laser.

The only way to sail in style!

The Class Association celebrates 25 years in 2021 and has a growing membership of active Supernova enthusiasts.

The only way to sail in style!

The Supernova class are very friendly, welcoming and helpful, a great family but a very competitive fleet.

The only way to sail in style!

Did you know the first supernova Sail Number 357 is still sailing. This boat came 4th in the 2016 Nationals at Llandudno!

The only way to sail in style!

Our events are very popular - this year we have 130 entries for our National Championships at Plymouth.

The only way to sail in style!

The ideal weight range is between 60 and 90kgs. It's easy to sail and righting the boat after a capsize is a breeze.

The only way to sail in style!

Did you know that the Supernova suits both recreational and racing sailors. Although a 'one design' boat, you can upgrade 'non-major' components to suit your preferences.

The only way to sail in style!

Our Class membership fees are great value at only £15 per year. You can join on this website and you don't even need to own a Supernova!

The only way to sail in style!

The hull shape gives you a stable but exciting ride, the side-decks are comfortable, tacking and gybing is easy

The only way to sail in style!

The Association offers free training at our Training days. You can also pick up free hints and tips on this website.

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Gav's Tip Bit 10

Hope you have all had plenty of time to wash, polish and tinker with your boats during lockdown.  Here are some alternative rigging ideas that you may be interested to see, they may even spark some new ideas you would like to try out, another great example of how you can personalise your boat.

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Upcoming Events

Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Apr 24th, Saturday, 2021

Revised scheduling:

Supernova Travellers Event Saturday 24th April 2021

WEB COLLECT ON-LINE PAYMENT HAS NOW OPENED FOR THIS EVENT AT:

https://webcollect.org.uk/chelmarsh/event/west-midlands-noble-marine-traveller-and-chelmarsh-double-supernova-cup


Chelmarsh Reservoir, Hampton Loade, Bridgnorth WV16 6BL

Contact: David Bibby
Tel:07966 484567
Email
Website: http://www.chelmarshsailing.org.uk/

Directions

Chelmarsh SC is on the Welsh side of the Severn Valley. Best access is by taking the B4555.

- If travelling southwards you will see the reservoir on your left. After the Bull Inn in Chelmarsh take first left into the access lane.

- If travelling northwards the right turn into the access lane is at Sutton.

Follow the lane eastwards for about 1 mile past the south end of the lake to the Sailing Club.

  

SatNavs Beware

If you enter the postcode into a SatNav it is likely to try to take you over a foot bridge at the end and it is a long drive around! Best to enter 'B4555' or 'Sutton'.

Galley

The club intends to offer food and refreshments during the event under a Covid 19 safe protocol.

 

Welcome

Visiting sailors will be invited to join in club racing on the Friday evening (TBC) and on Sunday.

Camping

Due to Covid 19 restrictions the club is limited to self contained accomodation only, so there are 5 visitor campervan spaces only, allocated on a first booked, first served basis.


 
Air B&B and other accommodation

Self catering / self contained accomodation is likely to be the only legally allowed alternative.

Bridgenorth is the nearest main town approximately 15 minutes away from Chelmarsh SC.

It is a beautiful Citadel on the River Severn which has many amenities and accomodation options.

 

Google Maps

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Chelmarsh+Sailing+Club/@52.4863988,-2.4330302,11.74z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x4870882019444e2f:0xc2979f08418cbaea!8m2!3d52.4865531!4d-2.3869717

Venue: Chelmarsh SC

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Sea Training Event

May 21st, Friday, 2021

Pre- Sea Championsips sea training event with Alistair Goodwin supported by Alex Horlock

Venue: Exe

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Supernova Sea Championship 2021

May 22nd, Saturday, 2021

The 2021 Supernova Sea Championship at Exe Sailing Club

Details at : https://exe-sailing-club.org/open-events.html 

Venue: Exe

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Supernova Sea Championship 2021

May 23rd, Sunday, 2021

Second day of the Sea Championships 2021

Venue: Exe

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Jun 5th, Saturday, 2021

First day of the Peak District Double

Venue: Combs

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Jun 6th, Sunday, 2021

Day 2 of the Peaks Traveller Double is at the much loved Carsington SC

Venue: Carsington

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Jun 20th, Sunday, 2021

Following COVID-19 concerns the Bartley open has been rescheduled for 20th June 2021. 

Venue: Bartley

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Supernova National Championship

Jul 2nd, Friday, 2021

The Supernova Champs 2021 are at Plymouth

Venue: Plymouth YC

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Supernova National Championship

Jul 3rd, Saturday, 2021

The Supernova Champs  second day 2021 are at Plymouth

Venue: Plymouth YC

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Supernova National Championship

Jul 4th, Sunday, 2021

Venue: Plymouth YC

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Jul 24th, Saturday, 2021

Venue: Bowmoor

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Training Event - Pre-Inlands

Aug 13th, Friday, 2021

Venue: Girton

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Aug 14th, Saturday, 2021

Day 1 of the Est Midlands Double

Venue: Girton

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Aug 15th, Sunday, 2021

Day 2 of the East Midlands Double

Venue: Attenborough

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Supernova Inland Championship

Sep 4th, Saturday, 2021

Day 1 of the Inlands 2021 at Burton SC

Venue: Burton

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Supernova Inland Championship

Sep 5th, Sunday, 2021

Day 2 of the Inlands

Venue: Burton

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Sep 25th, Saturday, 2021

The Bolton Sc Traveller Open

Venue: Bolton

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Oct 16th, Saturday, 2021

The final Supernova Traveller Series event of the year.

Venue: Haversham

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Oct 30th, Saturday, 2021

The proposed re-scheduled Hunts SC Traveller Series Open, and the first day of the South East double (TBC)

Venue: Hunts

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Noble Marine Traveller Series 2021

Oct 31st, Sunday, 2021

The proposed re-schedulded Bough Beech Traveller Series Open and day 2 of the South East double (TBC).

Venue: Bough Beech

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