Essex One Design

Length: 5.48m (18ft)
Width: various
Weight:
Country: United Kingdom
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew:
Trapeze: none
Sail Area: sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
No spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
0 sq.m
Designer(s):
Design Year: 1919
Builder:
Boats Built:
No handicap data found

The Essex One Design quickly became established at clubs around the Thames Estuary, and the first class racing started in 1925.
Boats would sail to the host club on Saturday morning, race in the afternoon and sail back on Sunday.

 

 
No class association known

 

 

Handicap Rating History
YearRatingMastSail
RYA 2 Digit Handicaps
1958 100Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1960 100Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1961 100Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1962 100Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1963 95Terylene
 PY Type Secondary;
1963 100Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1964 100Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1964 95Terylene
 PY Type Secondary;
1973 91
 PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
RYA 3 Digit Handicaps
1981 114
 PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
1982 114
 PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
1983 114
 PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;