Dinghy Sailing

We operate underneath the Scout Association's Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme. For more information specific to Dinghy Sailing please visit the following links:

Fusion Dinghy

Safe, stable & confidence building Fusion is the ground breaking, ultra-modern one solution for families and sailing centres!


  • Length: 3.6 m

  • Width: 1.45 m

  • Weight: 62 kg

  • Capacity: 1-3 people (325 kg)

  • Jib area: 1.75 m²

  • Mainsail: 5.25 m² (std) / 6.45 m² (pro)

  • Gennaker: 7.00 m²

Drascombe Lugger

This versatile, trusty day boat has become a common sight in the rivers, creeks and harbours around the British Isles and indeed further afield.

The loose footed gunter sail and yawl configuration make the boat easy to rig, with a flexible sail plan for all conditions. The full rig provides and exhilarating sail, whilst the reduced rig of jib and mizzen leaves the cockpit clear and family friendly for pottering or fishing

Fun for one or able to accommodate up to 6 people she is the ideal family boat - sail, row or use the outboard - she will take you on your own Swallow and Amazon adventures

The lifting centre plate and rudder offer shallow water sailing and also allow her to dry out on the beach or a mooring.

  • Overall length: 5.72 m / 18' 92

  • Waterline length: 4.57 m / 15.0"

  • Beam: 1.90 m / 6' 3"

  • Draft (c/plate up): 0.25 m / 0' 10"

  • Draft (c/plate down): 1.22 m / 4'0"

  • Weight: 360 kg

  • Max capacity: 6 people

  • Jib sail area: 3.35

  • Main sail area: 6.87

  • Mizzen sail area: 2.04


Shared Boat Agreement

As members of Portchester Sailing Club and through a shared boat agreement we also have access to a wider range of boats as required.