Sailing Academy

High Performance competitive dinghy sailing started at ABC in 2011, since then ABC has developed top-notch performance sailing, led by our club Race Coach Rory Godman, who joined ABC in 2010 from New Zealand. Our club now runs a fleet of 29ers and has deveopled a training scheme from learn to sail to top performances at international level. Contact our Race Coach, Rory Godman, HERE for further details.

Aberdeen Boat Club Racing Academy E-Newsletter
(Please click on the link below to view the respective Newsletter)


Our  Top International results over the past couple of years:


  • 2018 29er World Championships Hong Kong 24th & 26th
  • 2018 Sail Auckland , Auckland New Zealand 49er Class 12th
  • 2018 49er New Zealand Nationals , Auckland New Zealand 10th
  • 2018 Kiel Week Regatta  Kiel Germany 49er Class 68th
  • 2018 49er Europeans Gydnia Poland 81st
  • 2018 World Sailing Youth Worlds Texas USA 13th
  • 2018 World Sailing World championships Aarhus Denmark 49er Class 76th
  • 2018 29er Europeans Finland 2nd Junior & 17th Overall
  • 2017 Kiel Week Regatta 29er Class  12th Kiel Germany
  • 2017 29er Worlds Long Beach USA 22nd
  • 2017 World Sailing Youth Championships Sanya China 29er Class 11th
  • 2017 29er Pre World Championships Hong Kong 2nd
  • 29er  Hong Kong 29er Nationals 2017 1st & 2nd
  • 2016 Youth World Championships Girls 20th Auckland New Zealand
  • 2016 Youth World Championships Boys 12th Auckland New Zealand
  • 2016 World Sailing Cup Final 4th Melbourne Australian
  • 2016 29er Worlds 18th Holland
  • 2016 Pre Worlds / German Nationals 1st Holland
  • 2016 29er Europeans 10th Norway
  • 2015 Youth World Championships Girl 22th Malaysia
  • 2015 Youth World Championships Boys 12th Malaysia
  • 2015 Sail Sydney 1st Sydney Australia
  • 2015 29er Worlds 9th Wales
  • 2015 RYA British 29er Nationals 6th Wales
  • 2015 Europeans 15th Holland
  • 2015 Kiel Week 5th Kiel Germany
  • 2015 Australian  Youth Championships 4th Perth Australia
  • 2015 Australian National Championships 6th Perth Australia
  • 2014 29er World Championships, Ontario, Canada, 19th
  • 2014 North American 29er Championships, Ontario, Canada, 7th
  • 2014 ISAF Youth Worlds, Tavira, Portugal, 13th
  • 2014 Eurocup, Weymouth, UK, 11th
  • 2013 29er World Championships, Denmark, 25th (Gold) & 33rd (Silver)
  • 2013 Warnemunde Regatta, Germany, 4th & 5th Overall
  • 2013 Kiel Week Regatta, Germany, 43rd & 61st Overall
  • 2012 29er World Championships, Germany, 20th (Silver), 4th (Emerald)
  • 2012 ISAF Youth Worlds, Ireland, 18th Overall 29er Class
  • 2012 Asian Sailing Championships, Malaysia, Gold & 6th Overall 29er Class
  • RS500 World Championship 2011, England, 1st & 2nd Youth, 5th, 8th & 18th Overall
  • RS500 World Championships 2010, Holland, 15th Overall



  • Hong Kong 29er Class Association Constitution is HERE [PDF, 52KB]
  • Hong Kong 29er Class Association Membership Application form is HERE [PDF, 31KB]
  • Hong Kong 29er Class Association on Facebook is HERE
  • 29er Class site is HERE

Aberdeen Racing Academy Facebook HERE