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Pictures Kindly Provided by Sean Chapman Chipstead
and Anthony Redfern Huddersfield Sailing Club

The Heron Dinghy remains as versatile and multi-functional as it was when it was first designed over 50 years ago. It provides safe, family fun or competitive one design racing.

It is a dinghy that has stood the test of time and is enjoyed throughout the U.K and beyond.

This website is run by the Heron Dinghy Class Association to promote the dinghy and the Association.  We hope you find it useful.  If you would like to become a member and support the Heron Dinghy, build your own by purchasing the plans or just become part of a group of Heron Dinghy fanatics then please join below. You can also contact us through the contact us section.


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You can join the Heron Dinghy Class Association online and get instant access to all the benefits by clicking here.

Boats for Sale

Want to buy or sell a heron?  Looking for sailing equipment? Visit the Boats for Sale Section

Did you know...

Herons can be sailed with a traditional Gaff Rig Mast or a more modern Bermudan Mast

Up Coming Events

Sun Sep 06, 2015 @11:00 -
Heron National Championships
Sat Sep 26, 2015 @11:00 -
Yeadon Open Travelers
Sun Sep 27, 2015 @11:00 -
Heron Northern Championships Huddersfield
Cruising Racing Family Fun Build Your Own
Cruising Cruising
The Heron Dinghy was originally designed as a multi-purpose family sailing dinghy.  Ideal for cruising, small enough to sail single handed while powerful enough to perform with a crew, while remaining safe and stable.  There are many places where you can enjoy cruising in your Heron dinghy and our Cruising Section on the website makes a few suggestions....Readmore

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