One Design Racing Keelboats

A compact and harmonious hull which dosent come under undue strain while sailing hard as the keel is integral with the hull, instead of being a stress-inducting fin.

Irish & World Sailing Heritage

The first five were built in 1898 ,making the Howth Seventeens the worlds oldest one design keelboat class, and they may well be the worlds oldest extant one design class still racing as originally designed.

Challenging and Exciting Class to Race

Raced and Maintained by the Association Members preserving the unique heritage and vibrancy of the Howth Seventeen's and by racing and cruising together as a class encourage new participants to maintain succession.

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