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The Seabird Half Rater is the oldest one design class still sailing in Britain. It is a 20 ft carvel planked sailing boat, with a design dating back to 1898. As of the 2023 season there have been 101 built [up to No.108].

The class has a Portsmouth Yardstick of 1229.


Officers & Members of the Committee


I.M. Ralli WYC

Vice President 

C.Campbell TBSC

Past President 

E. Blacker Morgan SCYC


N.B. Morgan SCYC

S. Royle TBSC 

A.Glover TBSC

B. Shillinglaw WYC 

J.Sykes TBSC

A. Berry TBSC

C. Walker WYC

G. Earp WYC

Hon. Secretary and Treasurer

T. Royle TBSC

Official Measurer 

M. Mills WYC 

Hon. Auditor 


Authorised Boatbuilder

Classic Sailboats Ltd.

Official Sailmakers 

North Sails 

Sanders Sails

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