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Contender

The International Contender was designed by Bob Miller in 1967 as a potential Olympic successor to the Finn dinghy. It is a single-handed trapeze dinghy that in many ways was ahead of it's time. Strict development of the class over the years has enabled the boat to be raced even in rough open sea conditions.

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Show news Contender British Championship overall
A suberb final day for the fleet at Hayling Island
Posted on 12 Sep
Contender British Championship day 3
Surely a bit more breeze and plenty of waves wouldn't suit the pondy?
Posted on 9 Sep
Contender British Championship day 2
Stealth shifts cause trouble at Hayling Island
Posted on 8 Sep
Contender British Championship day 1
Stuart Jones leads fleet of 45 boats at Hayling Island
Posted on 7 Sep
Contenders at Weston
More water in the sky than in the sea on Sunday
Posted on 3 Sep
Contender British Championship Runners & Riders
Fleet set for Hayling Island Sailing Club in September
Posted on 16 Aug
70 years ago this week
The story of singlehanded sailing at the London 1948 Olympics
Posted on 10 Aug
Contender Europeans at Lake Garda overall
Danish sailor Andreasen wins the title after a thrilling conclusion
Posted on 5 Aug
Contender Europeans at Lake Garda day 4
GBR's Mussell slips to third place
Posted on 3 Aug
Contender Europeans at Lake Garda day 3
Qualification series is completed
Posted on 1 Aug
Contender Europeans at Lake Garda day 2
Marco Ferrari dominates again
Posted on 1 Aug
Contender Europeans at Lake Garda day 1
Marco Ferrari leads, a total of 130 helms taking part
Posted on 31 Jul
Contenders at Poole
Many arrivals delayed by the M3
Posted on 5 Jul
Kieler Woche day 4
Norway storms to 29er victory as Kieler Woche #1 concludes
Posted on 19 Jun
Kieler Woche day 3
News from Flying Dutchman, 505 and Contender fleets
Posted on 18 Jun
Kieler Woche day 2
Blessed with perfect winds in Germany
Posted on 18 Jun
Kieler Woche day 1
Danish crews find a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow...
Posted on 17 Jun
Contenders at Highcliffe
A decent dose of forecast trepidation
Posted on 12 Jun
Lennon Performance Products May Update
A busy start to the year!
Posted on 24 May
Contenders at Felpham
An event without downwind pumping!
Posted on 16 May
Contenders at Broadstairs
Travellers' Series Round 3
Posted on 8 May
Contenders at Oxford
Shifty conditions for the 15 helms
Posted on 11 Apr
Contender Nationals 2018 entry now open
To be held at Hayling Island SC in September
Posted on 25 Mar
Contenders at Datchet Water
Some close racing with six races held
Posted on 20 Mar
iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds overall
The 'Grand Finale' between Bulka and Beebe
Posted on 25 Jan
iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 4
Bulka dominates the penultimate day
Posted on 24 Jan
iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 3
Everyone expected the duel between Bulka and Beebe - well they have it!
Posted on 23 Jan
iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 2
Beebe dominating the competition and big start lines
Posted on 22 Jan
Snakes!
Or as Corporal Fraser would say, "We're all doomed"
Posted on 22 Jan
iSail Whitsundays Contender Worlds day 1
Beebe leads until the final downwind gate
Posted on 21 Jan
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International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
International Contender British Championship at Hayling Island
© Peter Hickson
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