Beaufort (dinghy)

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Current Specifications
Crew 2–4
LOA 16 ft 0 in (4.88 m)

The Beaufort is a substantial GRP sailing dinghy, with round bilges (appearing similar to a carvel smooth hull, a mainsail and a jib.

It was designed by Ian Proctor circa 1965. It's a relatively stable cruising dinghy,[1] and is equipped with a metal centreplate.

The Beaufort sail mark is a trumpet with a black square beneath and a white "B" within the black square.


  1. "The West Country Cruise on the River Tamar - Sept 6/7th 2003". Retrieved 2008-11-23. "Besides the Wanderer fleet, Janet and Anthony Byrde in their Drascombe and Richard and Peter Goodfellow, in another Ian Proctor designed dinghy called a Beaufort, were sharing the Cruise with us."