Mirror Dinghy Sailing

The Mirror is the World's most popular double handed sailing dinghy, low in price, light, seaworthy and easy to sail, the Mirror quickly achieved its objectives. Probably responsible for introducing more people to the delights of sailing than any other design, some have even gone on to win Olympic medals, the latest being Paul Goodison taking Gold in China. The Mirror is a real proper little boat, with its deep 'sit-in' cockpit, that inspires confidence for sailors of all ages and abilities, easy to sail but a challenge to sail well.

International Mirror Class Associations Latest News

  • We wish all our competitors safe travels to South Africa.   Please contact us if you would like to be met at the Airport in Cape Town.  We suggest that you take the N1 out of Cape town, via Franschoek to Villiersdorp.  Please let us know when you will be arriving at Theewater Sports Club.  Please don’t hesitate call Kuba on 082 080 7258 or Grant on 083 227 7247 once you have landed and need any advice.
  • The International Mirror Class executive made a quick decision to appoint Ian Walker  as the Class Patron.  Ian was Mirror World Champion in 1997 and won the UK Nationals with his daughter 2011.  Ian “Cut his teeth” in competitive sailing in Mirrors – he is a greater believer in the Mirror class.  Ian went on to win two gold medals in the Olympics, one as helm and one as crew – What better person could we h...
  • It began with an email from a friend of a friend. “Look at this blog www.digbyaytonphoto.tumblr.com” (if you look it up start at the bottom of page 5) – someone is rowing/sailing a Mirror through Canal du Nivernais. Now I have been a fan for more than a decade of A.J. Mackinnon’s book “The unlikely voyage of Jack de Crow” the story of a journey in a Mirror Dinghy that began in the Welsh borderlands and finished a year later i...
  • HMS Raleigh has a new man at the helm.  The Royal Navy training school will now be headed up by Captain Robert Bellfield, who is relieving Captain Bob Fancy as the Commanding Officer of the Torpoint base.  Capt Bellfield joined the Royal Navy in 1983 and has spent the majority of his 31-year career at sea.  He is a surface Warfare Officer specialising in anti-submarine operations.
  • The Next Southern Travellers Event - Hill Head SC - Sunday 1 June 2014. Hill Head is a fantastic open water venue on the Solent - a wonderful opportunity to race with the 'big boats' in the background with Cowes as the backdrop and sample the renowned friendly welcome that Hill Head is so well known for.

Latest Results - 2013 Mirror Worlds, Dromineer Ireland

Pos Nation Helm/Crew Points Pos Nation Helm/Crew Points
1 south africa Ryan Robinson / Michaela Robinson 43 6 ireland Douglas Elmes / Scott Levie 83
2 united kingdom Sarah Richards / George Richards 51 7 united kingdom Joana Kalderon / Imogen Bellfield 103
3 united kingdom Katie Davies / Gemma Keers 66 8 philippines Gabriel Fetizanan / Richly Magsanay 104
4 united kingdom Isabel Davies / Milly Moss 72 9 united kingdom Max Odell / Finlay Boon 110
5 philippines Ridgely Balladares / Rommel Chavez 74 10 ireland Alfie Wisdom / Sam Warren 114