Flying Fifteen

Length: 6.10m (20ft 0ins)
Width: 1.50m (4ft 11ins)
Country: UK
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew: 2
Trapeze: none
Sail Area: 14 sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
Symmetric spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
14 sq.m
Design Year: 1947
Boats Built: 3838
CVRDA Handicaps
Classic wing: 89
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Old wing: 87
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)

The design has had subtle changes over the years, and there has been considerable development in the rig and in the materials that are used in the boat. Classic Fifteen’s are made from moulded veneer.

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