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Flying Fifteen European Championships Cancelled in France

21st April 2020
The Flying Fifteen Euros in May is cancelled The Flying Fifteen Euros in May is cancelled Photo: Afloat

The Flying Fifteen European Championships scheduled for in France in May has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

The FF International Association will review in August if there are any further options for rescheduling the regatta.

Flying Fifteen Worlds 2021

The committee will also get a status update on the FF Worlds scheduled for  Australia in February 2021. Ominously, competitors have been asked not to make any travel bookings until after the August meeting.

At home, the first Irish championship scheduled for Strangford Lough on May 20th has also been cancelled.

Flying Fifteen Irish Fixtures 2020

  • 30-31 May Southern Championships Whiterock Strangford Lough
  • 20 -21 June Northern Championships Portaferry
  • 21-23 August Championship of Ireland Dunmore East
  • 19 -20 September East Coast Championships National Yacht Club
  • 10-11 October West Coast Championships Lough Derg
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Flying Fifteen - At A Glance

Overall Length 20 ft6.1 m

Waterline Length 15 ft4.6 m

Mast Height 22 ft 6 in6.86 m

Sail Area 150 sq ft14 sqm

Spinnaker Area 140 sq ft13 sqm

Hull Weight 300 lb136 kg

Keel Weight 400 lb169 kg

Minimum Weight 685 lb305 kg

Racing Crew Two

Ideal Crew Range 18 - 28 st145 - 185 kg

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