Graduate Dinghy: One Design Data Sheet

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Banks Graduate Dinghy Covers



Graduate dinghy: Banks Sails

Flat top covers

Easy to fit and can be used with the mast up or down. The main halyard attachment webbing ring helps the cover to shed water.


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Graduate dinghy: Banks Sails

Over boom covers

For the ultimate in weather proofing, the over boom style ensures that water will not collect in the cover and allows air to circulate.

Graduate dinghy: Banks Sails

Trailing covers

Trailing covers are top covers without openings for masts and shrouds. They reduce drag considerably when towing.



Graduate dinghy: Banks Sails

Under covers

Undercovers protect the hull of the boat from knocks and scratches, particularly when trailing. Our undercovers are handmade from quality nylon.


Graduate Data Sheet



The Graduate is a 12.5-foot sailing dinghy. Rules for the class allow for customization of the boat with rigs of various sophistication.



The class holds an open series of races each year and a 3-day National Championship. 2018 Nationals will be held at Notts County Sailing Club from 26 -28 May.
Current National Champions are John Clementson and Elliot Marks of Chipstead Sailing Club


In March 2018 the Graduate won best boat in show at the RYA Dinghy Show.


The Graduate is a fast but reasonably priced boat. Brand new FRP boats can be ordered from Boatyard at Beer or wooden ones from Tim Harper. Second hand boats can be obtained for several hundred pounds and when coupled with new sails can be competitive with newer boats.


Graduate dinghy sailing at Emberton Park, UK
Development
Designer Dick Wyche
Year 1952
Boat
Crew 2
Draft 1.12 metres (3 ft 8 in)
Hull
Type Monohull
Construction Fiberglass
Hull weight 84 kilograms (185 lb)
LOA 3.82 metres (12 ft 6 in)
Beam 1.42 metres (4 ft 8 in)
Sails
Upwind sail area 10 square metres (110 sq ft)
Racing
RYA PN 1129 (March 2018)

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About Company

Banks Sails was founded because of the demand for dinghy and small keelboat sails designed by Bruce Banks and later by Ken Rose. They quickly established a reputation as an innovative supplier of top quality dinghy and small keelboat sails.

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