Hornet

Length: 4.88m (16ft)
Width: 1.40m (4ft 7ins)
Weight:
Country: United Kingdom
Keel Type:
Centreboard
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew: 2
Trapeze: 1
Sail Area: 15 sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
Symmetric spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
12.3 sq.m
Designer(s):
Design Year: 1951
Builder:
Boats Built:

For wing definitions see menu

Current CVRDA Handicap Ratings
Classic wing: 88
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Old wing: 86
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Alternate Names and Variations
Yachting World HornetUnited Kingdom

Originally designed with a sliding seat and for amateur bulding from a kit, the class moved to the trapeze and GRP boats are now the majority.

 

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

 

 

Handicap Rating History
YearRatingMastSail
RYA 2 Digit Handicaps
1958 89Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1960 89Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1961 89Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1962 89Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1962 88Terylene
 PY Type Primary;
1963 88Terylene
 PY Type Primary;
1963 89Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1964 89Cotton
 PY Type Primary;
1964 88Terylene
 PY Type Primary;
1973 87
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
RYA 3 Digit Handicaps
1981 104
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1982 104
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1983 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1984 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1985 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1986 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group centreboard;
1987 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1988 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1989 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1990 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group centreboard;
1991 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1992 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1993 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1994 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1995 103
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
RYA 4 Digit Handicaps
1996 975
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1997 975
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
1998 975
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group CENTREBOARD;
1999 975
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2000 972
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2001 973
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2002 973
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2003 973
 PY Type Secondary; PY Group centreboard;
2004 973
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Secondary; PY Group Centreboard;
2005 973
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
2006 973
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type RN; PY Group Centreboard;
2007 973
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type RN; PY Group Centreboard;
2008 973
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
2009 973
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
2010 973
 PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
2011 979
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker;R PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
2012 973
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2013 973
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2014 973
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2015 963
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2016 962
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Dinghy;
2017 962
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;
2018 958
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Main; PY Group Centreboard;
2019 957
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Experimental; PY Group Centreboard;
2020 955
 2 Crew; Sloop rig; Conventional symmetric spinnaker; PY Type Experimental; PY Group Centreboard;