Welcome to Comet Class Association

The Comet web site aims to give you information on the fast, friendly and fun single handed sailing dinghy, the Comet.

The Comet Class Association organises over 20 events each year. Although these are open to all Comet owners and helms, only members of the association are eligible to qualify for the various travellers trophies and enter the 2 championship events.

The class association also publishes a newsletter at regular intervals throughout the year. Each issue includes reports on the open meetings and championships, information about forthcoming events, lots of Comet tips, and rules updates.

Information about our open events and championships can be found on the calendar.


The Very Latest News

(previous entries to this section can be found here)


Comet National Championships
Enter Now to benefit from a discounted rate

Entries are now being taken for this year’s National Championship at Burghfield Sailing Club.
Enter before 30th April to benefit from a discounted fee of £43.50,
entries received after will cost £53.50.
Further details about how to enter are available on the Calendar page.

Attenborough get in early – see calendar for the details of the Attenborough Open in May!

Not far behind are Winsford Flash with their Open announcement – see the calendar for details.


All dates and Aphelions confirmed for 2017 Opens – click here for the list.

Latest Committee meeting

At the recent committee meeting virtually all of the Officers tended their resignation, therefore your Association needs you! If you have or know someone in the Association who has relevant character,  knowledge, skills etc please let the committee know so that Norah can start gently twisting arms, if required, as only she can!!!!!

As Nigel Austin was the ONLY committee member not present, off somewhere sailing but in a D-Zero, he was recommended for virtually all of the posts!


Bloody Mary

Chris Robinson reports on Bloody Mary – Yesterday was my best Bloody Mary result to date (63rd), and the first time I’ve got into the top 100, so I’m very pleased with the result. The light winds suited the Comet (although not me!), and the wind dropped leaving the fast boats stranded at the back.



The Open season is over BUT we are still missing some Open reports, if you have one please complete it and let Brian and I have it as soon as possible.

The Rig Debate is now closed, to see the various comments please visit the Members Area.

Last site update:

March 19th – Details of Winsford Flash Open added to the Calendar.

March 14th – Details of Attenborough Open added to the calendar.

March 10th – Comet National Championship details updated on Calendar, Enter now for a discounted rate

Comet Clubs

The Association would like to know of any club where Comets are sailed, please have a look at the Clubs page and if you know of other club(s) where Comets are sailed please e-mail me.


Nigel Fern (please contact via chairman@cometsailing.org.uk)