Albacore

 -  -   Albacore
Length: 4.58m (15ft)
Width: 1.60m (5ft 3ins)
Weight: 108.86kg
Country: United Kingdom
Keel Type:
Centreboard
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew: 2
Trapeze: none
Sail Area: 11.65 sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
No spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
0 sq.m
Designer(s):
Design Year: 1954
Builder: ,
Boats Built: 8250
At Date: 2020

For wing definitions see menu

Current CVRDA Handicap Ratings
Classic wing: 95
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Old wing: 93
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)

Active class, popular in colder waters of Canada and North America as well as UK. Originally made in moulded veneer by Fairey Marine, the Albacore has had many builders through the years and is now also available in FRP.

National status was granted on 1st May 1963

 

 
Class Association website:
http://www.albacore.org.uk/

 

 

Handicap Rating History
YearRatingMastSail
RYA 2 Digit Handicaps
1958 97Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1960 97Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1961 98Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1961 95Terylene
 PY Type Secondary;
1962 98Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1962 95Terylene
 PY Type Primary;
1963 95Terylene
 PY Type Primary;
1963 98Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1964 98Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1964 95Terylene
 PY Type Secondary;
1973 94
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
RYA 3 Digit Handicaps
1981 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1982 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1983 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1984 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1985 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1986 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group centreboard;
1987 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1988 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1989 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1990 113
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group centreboard;
1991 113
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1992 113
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1993 113
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1994 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1995 113
 PY Type Primary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
RYA 4 Digit Handicaps
1996 1068
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1997 1068
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
1998 1068
 PY Type Primary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1999 1068
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2000 1068
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2001 1067
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2002 1066
 PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2003 1066
 PY Type Primary; PY Group centreboard;
2004 1066
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2005 1066
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2006 1066
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2007 1066
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2008 1066
  2 Crew; Sloop rig; PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2009 1066
  2 Crew; PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2010 1065
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2011 1064
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker;P PY Type Primary; PY Group Centreboard;
2012 1062
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2013 1055
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2014 1050
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2015 1045
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2016 1045
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2017 1041
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;
2018 1038
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;
2019 1038
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;
2020 1040
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; No spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;