B14

B14

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The B14 is a two man monohull dinghy, designed by Julian Bethwaite. It is recognised as an international class by the World Sailing. The boat was designed in 1984.

The B14 is designed with a low center of gravity for added stability and an open transom, to help the boat to drain itself quickly and without need of a self-bailer. The mast is set far back in the boat to make room for the large asymmetric spinnaker. The boat has a fast handicap, with a Portsmouth Yardstick of 870, designed with racing in mind. For this reason it is highly suitable for more experienced sailors. The boat does not have a trapeze, but instead makes use of wide wings.

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B14
  • Datchet Flyer 2015 - Day 1

    Episode 1

    First day of the Datchet Flyer - wild conditions and only one race completed. Over 75 boats went out and survival was the key. Many of the UK's top sailors were on the water competing including Nick Craig, Charlie Cumbley, Ben McGrane and Tom Gillard to name a few. The Datchet Flyer is second reg...

  • Datchet Flyer 2015 - Day 2

    Episode 2

    The tale of two very different conditions at the Datchet Flyers (part of the GJW Direct Sailjuice Winter Series). After Day One with winds up to 35 knots, Day Two is light and tactical with 2nd Race - Handicap and 3rd Race - Pursuit. Filmed on location at Datchet Water Sailing Club in front of Wi...