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Enterprise

Enterprise

The Enterprise dinghy was designed in 1955 for the News Chronicle. This national newspaper wanted to encourage the public to get sailing and sponsored Jack Holt to design a new class of boat that would not only be cheap, but also easy to own and use. The Enterprise was the result, and it launched to huge publicity after a ground-breaking sea-trial, sailing at night across the Channel in January 1956. Now 60 years later over 24,000 boats have been registered worldwide and it remains a popular and affordable dinghy which is instantly recognisable by its light blue sails. Many national, world and Olympic champion sailors have raced Enterprises and the class continues to grow through a wide choice of affordable new and second-hand boats for racing and cruising activities.

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Show news Hunts Enterprise Open
Midland Area Double Chine Series Finale
Posted on 26 Oct
Enterprises at Nottingham
Penultimate round of the Midland Area Double Chine Series
Posted on 21 Oct
Frensham Pond Enterprise Open
Final event of the Thames Valley aggregate trophy
Posted on 12 Oct
Enterprise Scottish Area Championships at Forfar
Weekend included great entertainment, a ceilidh, good food and much beer
Posted on 28 Sep
Enterprise Nationals at Tenby overall
Celebrations began early for Darren and Hayley Roach
Posted on 27 Aug
Enterprise Nationals at Tenby day 4
Perhaps the first ever gate start where the Pathfinder was on starboard
Posted on 26 Aug
Enterprise Nationals at Tenby day 3
Darren and Hayley Roach go into the lay day in a strong position
Posted on 25 Aug
Enterprise Nationals at Tenby day 2
A fresher start to the day, followed by a tricky fourth race
Posted on 22 Aug
Enterprise Nationals at Tenby day 1
A great start for Darren and Hayley Roach
Posted on 22 Aug
Enterprise Nationals runners and riders
Some of the usual suspects are not attending, or may be out of practice
Posted on 15 Aug
Salcombe Gin Yacht Club Regatta
Until you get that finishing bell, nothing is decided
Posted on 15 Aug
2022 Enterprise Northerns at WiSH
Six visitors and seven home boats compete for the title
Posted on 15 Jul
Enterprise Tideway Open
A single class one-design pursuit race? How does that even work?
Posted on 6 Jul
LLSC S2S Dinghy Race - Sunrise to Sunset
Leigh & Lowton's new long-distance race proves a hit!
Posted on 24 Jun
Midland Enterprise Open
Conditions were excellent for the Midland Area Double Chine Series event
Posted on 22 Jun
2022 Allen Enterprise Masters Championship
A fabulous social and racing weekend at Bristol Corinthian Yacht Club
Posted on 20 Jun
Big Mark's Big Race at Bassenthwaite
In aid of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust
Posted on 9 Jun
Tamworth Enterprise Open
Midland Area Double Chine Series round 3
Posted on 29 May
Enterprises at Silver Wing
Racing for the Just Jane Trophy
Posted on 25 May
Enterprises at Bristol Corinthian
Severnside Series Round 3
Posted on 20 May
Allen Enterprise Inlands 2022 at Ogston
Great to see the blue sails being hoisted at the club
Posted on 6 May
Enterprises at Penarth
Big waves put off some from racing
Posted on 26 Apr
Enterprise Midland Area Championship
National Circuit event held at Middle Nene Sailing Club
Posted on 19 Apr
Barnt Green Enterprise Open
Midland Area Double Chine Series round 1
Posted on 17 Apr
WLYC withdraws the 24 Hour Dinghy Race
Concern about the event's viability in years to come
Posted on 21 Jan
A busy year ahead for Tenby Sailing Club
Including hosting the Firefly, Enterprise and Redwing nationals
Posted on 20 Jan
Top amateur dinghy crew Fiona Clark passes away
'Running Girl' pulled the kite up so fast you'd wonder if it was electric
Posted on 15 Oct 2021
Frensham Pond Enterprise Open
Penultimate Thames Valley Area series event
Posted on 11 Oct 2021
Enterprise Scottish Nationals at St Mary's Loch
Great to welcome many old friends back
Posted on 8 Sep 2021
Minima Yacht Club Regatta 2021
A sailor's delight on the Kingston reach of the Thames
Posted on 7 Sep 2021
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Martin and Rebecca during the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Helen Bailey
Paul and Louise lead race 1 during the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Helen Bailey
achel Heesom and Beverley Howe during the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Helen Bailey
Graham and Hannah during the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Helen Bailey
Richard Christmas and Colin Vincent during the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Helen Bailey
Start line action during the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Helen Bailey
Paul Young and Louise Hassall chase Martin and Rebecca on the beat during the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Helen Bailey
Martin and Rebecca during the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Helen Bailey
Martin and Rebecca with the Double Chine trophy after the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Louise Hassall
Jeremy and Craig during the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Helen Bailey
Martin and Rebecca with the Houghton Whale trophy after the Hunts Enterprise Open
© Louise Hassall
Nottingham Enterprise Open: 1st place crew Lauren Morgan
© Paul Young
Nottingham Enterprise Open: 1st place (Martin Davies & Lauren Morgan)
© Ilana Davis
Nottingham Enterprise Open: 2nd place
© Ilana Davis
Nottingham Enterprise Open: 3rd place
© Ilana Davis
Border Counties Midweek Sailing: 1st Double Handed Dave Thomas & Shan Stapley
© Pete Chambers
Border Counties Midweek Sailing: Chester Event 3 - Mind the cruisers the joys of river sailing
© Pete Chambers
Enterprise Scottish Area Championships at Forfar
© Helen Wiles
Rob Brignell (Twickenham) got his Ent back up in the final race at the Minima Regatta 2022, but sadly had to retire. Merlin 1288 is class winner Nick Armfield's, Enterprise 22655 is Richard Shillito of Minima
© Rehanna Neky
The first Enterprise and Merlin start at the Minima Regatta 2022
© Allan Blair
Fancy dress during the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
Darren and Hayley celebrate winning the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
Jeremy and Becca Stephens picking the shifts on day 4 of the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
Martin and Isobel win race 7 in the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
Dinghy park beers on day 3 of the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
Phil Ford and Jane Humpage on day 3 of the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
Jane and Nick Scutt on day 3 of the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
The fleet sailing on day 3 of the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
Fleet coming in on day 3 of the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
Day 2 of the Enterprise Nationals at Tenby
© Alistair Mackay
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