Length: 4.27m (14ft)
Width: 1.52m (5ft)
Country: United Kingdom
Keel Type:
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew: 2
Trapeze: none
Sail Area: 12.85 sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
Symmetric spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
8.4 sq.m
Design Year: 1949
Boats Built: 13704

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Current CVRDA Handicap Ratings
Classic wing: 100
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Classic wing: 103
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
(small jib)
Old wing: 102
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
(small jib)
Old wing: 99
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Alternate Names and Variations
Yachting World General Purpose 14ftUK

The Yachting World General Purpose 14ft class was designed by Jack Holt for amateur construction. Now an active racing class although originally designed for cruising.


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