Ben Fry

​A selection of photograph’s taken by Ben Fry.

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OOD Webinar recording

​You can watch a recording of Billy Wyatt’s informative OOD training webinar here

Zoom Recording

Gareth Penn’s avatar 25-Mar-2021 By Gareth Penn in Sailing & racing, Social
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Covid Risk Assessment, Boat Moves and Working in the Yard

​All members who use the yard are required to read and sign the Class risk assessments in relation to Covid. Please do so here

If you require further help or have any comments please contact Ian Perryman

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Carbon Spinnaker Pole

​Carbon fibre spinnaker pole; 100% Carbon fibre with 2x2 twill outer layer; 1981mm overall length incl end fittings; 38mm OD; Selden end fittings.

Made bespoke for the Victory Class and a bargain at £225.

​You know you want one and you know your crew wants one even more!

Not only do these look beautiful but because they are lighter they hurt much less when dropped on your head or poked into your eye socket.

Please let Gareth know if you’d like one.

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Gareth Penn’s avatar 05-Aug-2020 By Gareth Penn in Sailing & racing
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Z67 For Sale

​Z67, Zircon, is looking for a new owner! Following some fairly major work carried out by the previous owner this boat is now race ready and would be a great option for someone looking for a competitive boat. She comes with sails and an outboard.

​Z67 is now owned by the Class so we’re looking for the right person / syndicate to take her on and race her regularly.

Cost: The right owner is more important that the cost so please get in touch.

For further details please contact Gareth Penn at

Gareth Penn’s avatar 02-Apr-2020 By Gareth Penn in For sale
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​For Sale – Half Share in Z72 Zingara - £4995.00

​​Zingara was built in 1990 and was the last of the prestigious wooden Perry victories to have been built. Zingara is in excellent condition and has been fitted out to a high standard. The sails are still competitive but are getting on a bit, so the boat would benefit from a new suit at some time in the future. She comes complete with trolley, outboard and tender although the latter is subject to separate agreement. Interested parties should contact Sid Dollery 07740 774731 or Andrew Thomas 07831 865093.

Gareth Penn’s avatar 10-Jul-2019 By Gareth Penn in For sale
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​​Z79 offers aunique opportunity to enter the exciting world of Victory sailing with a brand new GRP boat fully fitted out for racing, including a full set of sails.

Provisionally called Zing – because of her lively performance in winning her test race – Z79 was recently built by David Heritage in Cowes.

Zing was commissioned by the Victory Class to ensure that a top class, racing-ready new Victory would be available to potential new owners wanting to get on the water without delay.

Zing was fully fitted out for racing by David Heritage and tuned and set up by Shaun Hopkins. She is fully compliant with the European Recreational Craft Directive (RCD). She has been tried and tested in the Victory Class course in one race, which she won decisively. Since then, Zing has been laid up and is being maintained to its build standard and is ready to sail immediately.

There are only two photos of Z79 in existence, both of which are shown here, however she is built to identical standards as Z78 which is also pictured here and is available to view and test sail.

Price £28,000

Viewing by appointment. Ring Hugh

Pringle on 07973 176501 or email

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