Length: 4.58m (15ft)
Width: 1.78m (5ft 10ins)
Country: United Kingdom
Keel Type:
Rig Type:
Bermuda Sloop Fractional (with jib)
Crew: 2
Trapeze: none
Sail Area: 11.42 sq. m
Spinnaker Type:
No spinnaker
Spinnaker Area:
0 sq.m
Design Year: 1957
Boats Built: 508

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Current CVRDA Handicap Ratings
Classic wing: 96
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Old wing: 95
(Alloy mast, Dacron sail)
Alternate Names and Variations
GlassUKGlass was the original prototype for the Wineglass

One of the first British dinghies to be designed for GRP construction, the original class designed in 1957 was 14ft long and named the Glass. This was the redesigned into the 15ft Wineglass.


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