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Irish National 18 Class News & Regatta Results
National 18 Protoype Cuts a Dash in Cork Harbour
#National18– Have a look at the new prototype National 18 dinghy, looks stunning! The Phil Morrison type got a great reaction when laucnhed yesterday for the CH Marine sponsored Royal Cork Autumn league writes Claire Bateman Showing true Morrison lineage the…
Chapman & Crew Win National 18 Title as Championships Return to Dublin Bay
#national18 – Colin Chapman and his team on "Aquaholics" No 370, with a lead of 7 points after discard, have comfortably won the 2013 Irish National 18 Championships hosted by the National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire over the weekend.…
National 18s Set Sail for Irish Title on Dublin Bay
The National 18 class travelled from Cork to Dublin Bay this weekend for the Irish championships, the first time since the mid 1960's that this exciting trapeze class has held its Championships in Dublin. The National Yacht Club is hosting…
Dublin to Host Top Cork Dinghy Championships
#national18 – The National Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire will be hosting the National 18 Irish dinghy sailing Championships, the first time since the mid 1960's that this exciting trapeze class will hold their Championships in Dublin. The event will…
National 18 Dinghy Title Goes to Hassett, Rimmington & O'Leary
#national18 – The National 18 title result  in Cork Harbour went down to the final race where any one of four competitors could have taken the title but it was Bryan Hasset sailing 'Clea' with Sandy Rimmington and Nin O'Leary on…
Fleet of 18 Contesting National 18 Title in Cork Harbour
#national18 – With 8 to 10 knots of a westerly breeze saw the first day of the National 18s Irish Championships sponsored by North Sails in Cork Harbour yesterday writes Claire Bateman. This is the largest one design fleet in…
The Biggest National Eighteen Championships Ever
I can only start by thanking everyone who made the effort to make it to the event this year, we had people come from far and near and because as we all know without them an event like this cannot…

At A Glance – National 18 Dinghy Specifications

The new National 18 ‘Ultra’ Specifications

Designer Phil Morrison
LOA 5.49m
Beam 2.36m
Hull Weight 160kg
Sailing Weight <200kg
Crew Weight No Limit
Main & Jib 22.5 m2
Kite 21.0 m2
PY 910
Construction Vinylester Foam Sandwich

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