Seabird Half Rater

Length: 6.10m (20ft 0ins)
Width: 1.82m (6ft)
Country: United Kingdom
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Trapeze: none
Sail Area: sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
Symmetric spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
0 sq.m
Design Year: 1898
Boats Built:
No handicap data found

A strict one design, this is the oldest British one design class, designed for West Lancashire Yacht Club by Mr. Herbert Baggs in collaboration with Mr. W. Scott Hayward who drew up the original plans on the back of a cigarette packet under a street lamp in Southport.


No class association known



Handicap Rating History
RYA 2 Digit Handicaps
1960 110Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1961 110Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1963 110Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
1964 110Cotton
 PY Type Secondary;
RYA 3 Digit Handicaps
1981 130
 PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
1982 130
 PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;
1983 130
 PY Type R; PY Group Centreboard;