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National Championships 2019 at Tenby (photo: Laura Holmes-Short)

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13 Sep 2022
Dinghy Mart for buying and selling your 2000

A new forum for buying and selling 2000s.

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8 Jun 2022
Buying and selling 2000 boats and bits? Read this.

There is presently (2022) high demand for used 2000s. I frequently get messages through this website and Facebook asking if we know about sellers and buyers. We don’t have a buying and selling page on this website as someone (me I’m guessing) would have to administer it and frankly I’d rather be sailing than sat at my screen.

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6 Aug 2021
2021 AGM agenda and reports

The 2021 AGM takes place at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club on Monday evening 9th August at 6.30 pm. Don’t forget to attend and be welcomed by a free drink at the bar, to lubricate the debate!

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7 Mar 2021
My guide for looking at boats for sale.

Pre-Owned 2000 Buying Tips

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7 Mar 2021
Developing a Fleet of 2000 Friends @ Thorney Island

From 2 to 20 2000’s in 2020! OK, and 2019 but it doesn’t have quite the same ring. How? I hear you ask….

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22 Jan 2021
2000 Class Newcomers Top Tips - tuning

We are super excited that the 2021 National Championships will have a specific ‘First Timer Championship’ aimed at those who are new to championship racing and have never competed as a helm in a class National championships.

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Upcoming events

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1 Apr 2023, Cardiff Bay Yacht Club
2000 Class Training - Cardiff Bay YC - PRIZE WINNERS ONLY

1 day Training event organised by Pete Vincent of West Country Boat Repairs, for the benefit of event prize winners.More Information to be published closer to the event.

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1‒ 2 Apr 2023,
Latitude Series 1 @ West Riding SC Wakefield West Yorkshire

53.63N is the first Latitude of 2023 !1 - 2 April, 2 days of racing at West Riding SC , a club with a keen home fleet .Oliver Thompson is...

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15‒16 Apr 2023, Weir Wood Sailing Club
West Country Boat Repairs MS1 - Weir Wood SC

The large home fleet will welcome you to this wonderful Sussex venue to start the season in style.More Information will be published closer to the event.

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29‒30 Apr 2023,
2000 Inland Championships 2023 - Bristol Corinthian YC

Inland venue with a lovely club that has camping facilities and easy launching.

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13 May 2023, Castle Cove SC
2000 Class Training - Castle Cove SC - PRIZE WINNERS ONLY

Training event organised by Pete Vincent of West Country Boat Repairs, for the benefit of event prize winners.More Information to be provided nearer the event.

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20‒21 May 2023,
Latitude Series 2 @ Filey SC North Yorks coast 54.27 N

Latitude 54.27 N at Filey SCA great looking club right on the beach north of Filey Town and Flamborough Head. The 2000 events is part of the well attended Filey...

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20‒21 May 2023, Castle Cove SC
West Country Boat Repairs MS2 - Castle Cove SC

Weymouth and Portland harbour is a fantastic sailing venue and the club proved their organisational abilities at the 2022 Nationals.More Information will be published closer to the event.

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3‒ 4 Jun 2023,
West Country Boat Repairs MS3 - Herne Bay SC

The chance to join a growing home fleet at this sea venue in Kent.More Information will be published closer to the event

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1‒ 2 Jul 2023, Thorney Island SC (Chichester Harbour)
West Country Boat Repairs MS4 - Thorney Island SC

Sailing in the beautiful Chichester harbour at a club with a large home fleet. This is traditionally the largest turnout of the year. Tides will play a part, but the...

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1‒ 2 Jul 2023,
Latitude Series 3 @ Ullswater YC , Lake District 54.59 N

Latitude Series 3 @ Ullswater YC , Lake District 54.59 NA 2000 event part of the famous Lord Birkett long distance race event . A huge turnout with a great...

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22‒23 Jul 2023, Carsington SC
West Country Boat Repairs MS5 /Latitude Series 4 - Carsington SC (53.05 N )

This event will also be part of the Latitude Series (53.05 N) . Lovely inland venue with a keen home fleet.More Information will be published closer to the event.

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12‒18 Aug 2023, Keyhaven YC (western Solent, Hampshire)
2000 National Championships 2023 - Keyhaven YC

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9‒10 Sep 2023, Cardiff Bay Yacht Club
West Country Boat Repairs MS6 & Welsh Championships - Cardiff Bay YC

Large home fleet, with racing inside the barrage, so easy launching into sheltered waters with a fantastic club vibe.More Information will be published closer to the event.

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16‒17 Sep 2023,
Latitude Series 5 @ Bassenthwaite SC Lake District (54.67 N)

Latitude Series 5 @ Bassenthwaite SC Lake District (54.67 N)A beautiful Lakes location for a 2000 event; part of the Great North Asymmetric Challenge weekend.

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30 Sep 2023, Chichester Yacht Club, West Sussex
West County Boat Repairs MS7 - Chichester YC

This club has fantastic facilities and racing is immediately off the club lawn, so is great for spectators. Racing is on sheltered flat water. Make a weekend of it and...

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14‒15 Oct 2023, Bough Beech Sailing Club
West Country Boat Repairs MS8 - Bough Beech SC

Inland venue in Kent with easy launching and close racing area. Another friendly club with a good home fleet. A 2 day event to conclude the season.More Information will be...

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