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Sabre

Sabre

A popular one design single-handed hiking dinghy in Australia. At 3.7m in length, the Sabre is similar in length to the Laser, although has a little less sail area. It is very light-weight, with a minimum hull weight of just 41kg. Sabres are sailed by people from 14 to 80 in age; and in weights from 45 to 95kg.

Show news Lindisfarne Sailing Club's 30 Boat Challenge
Commodore John Mills has put out a call to all Tasmanian Sabre owners to join in
Posted on 26 Mar
Sabre WA State Championship
Down to the final race at Perth Dinghy Sailing Club
Posted on 16 Mar
2021 Victorian Sabre State Championships
60 boats on the startline at McCrae Yacht Club
Posted on 10 Mar
Tamar Marine Blockbuster Weekend Regatta overall
Conditions were perfect for the Race Officer and the sailors
Posted on 28 Feb
Tamar Marine Blockbuster Weekend Regatta day 1
The regatta has attracted a record number of entries
Posted on 27 Feb
Vic Sabre State Champs locked down but not out
Entries have now been reopened for rescheduled event on 6-7 March
Posted on 22 Feb
Sabre WA State Championship Heats 3 & 4 at PDSC
Racing held in in Matilda Bay
Posted on 11 Feb
Sabre WA State Championships Heats 1 & 2
21 sailors enjoy the conditions on the Swan River
Posted on 3 Dec 2020
Bridge over troubled waters
How Melbourne Sabre sailors are riding the second wave
Posted on 22 Sep 2020
Sabrettes responsible for more women on the water
The one-design class does not attract a 'one design' sailor
Posted on 27 May 2020
Development is critical, but must be calculated
Grassroots classes can succeed in a range of different ways
Posted on 20 May 2020
From Barcelona to Black Rock
Luis Mata's journey to Sabre sailing
Posted on 14 Apr 2020
Sabre new sail evaluation process
Initial findings now published
Posted on 6 Apr 2020
Sabre WA State Championships
A record fleet of 30 Sabres at Perth Dinghy Sailing Club
Posted on 16 Mar 2020
Australian Sabre Nationals day 4
Fluky conditions shake up the top of the table
Posted on 10 Jan 2020
Australian Sabre Nationals days 1 & 2
Alan Riley takes the early lead at Wallaroo SC
Posted on 7 Jan 2020
Never too old to sail
Terry Snr is now thinking of having a crack
Posted on 28 Nov 2019
Victorian Sabres get set for exciting season
A jam-packed schedule of competitive racing
Posted on 13 Sep 2019
Perth Waters Coaching Regatta
Western Australia sends highly-regarded coaches to Perth
Posted on 14 Nov 2018
Sabre Nationals at Matilda Bay
WA sailor David Meehan from Safety Bay Yacht Club is currently in the lead
Posted on 2 Jan 2018
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Sabres on the water at the Lindisfarne Sailing Club
© Emily Snadden
Sabre WA State Championship 2021
© John Chapman
Sabre WA State Championship 2021
© John Chapman
Starting line - 2021 46th Victorian Sabre State Championships
© Russell Bates
Boats on the beach - 2021 46th Victorian Sabre State Championships
© Luis Mata
Simon Merritt 1st place overall - 2021 46th Victorian Sabre State Championships
© Murray O'Brien
Michelle de Blaquiere 1st place women - 2021 46th Victorian Sabre State Championships
© Murray O'Brien
The Sabre fleet lines up for a start
© Greg and Michelle Jones
39th Sabre Australian Championships - Big fleet start
© Alex McKinnon
Sabre start Heat 3
© Lindsay Preece / Ironbark Photos
Sabre WA State Championships Heats 1 & 2
© David Ponton
Sabre WA State Championships Heats 1 & 2
© David Ponton
Sabre WA State Championships Heats 1 & 2
© David Ponton
Sabre WA State Championships Heats 1 & 2
© David Ponton
Sabre WA State Championships Results after Heat 2
© David Ponton
Many Sabre sailors can't wait to be back on the water again
© Harry Fisher
Sabres lined up on the beach at Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron
© Harry Fisher
Sabres racing in Wallaroo, SA at the last nationals
© Harry Fisher
The Sabre class has consistently been a great boat to foster more female participation
© Harry Fisher
The current Sabre sail at the recent Sabre Nationals in South Australia
© Bodhi Stone
The Sabre class is re-evaluating its current sail plan to ensure class longevity -
© Harry Fisher
During the boat work phase
© Jarka Kluth
Luis sailing out in front of Black Rock Yacht Club
© Jarka Kluth
Luis Mata has discovered Sabre sailing after moving from Barcelona to Melbourne
© Jarka Kluth
Luis had a lot of assistance from Geoff Dresser and Harold Medd
© Jarka Kluth
Luis working on his boat
© Jarka Kluth
Luis' boat before boat work began
© Jarka Kluth
Sabre racing is always close and competitive
© Russel Bates
Sabres are suited to a wide range of sailing backgrounds
© Harry Fisher
The class is sailed in all six states around Australia
© Harry Fisher
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