Chipstead Sailing Club

John Clementson’s Graduate dinghy, Eclipse has won the Concours d’Elegance Trophy at the RYA Dinghy Show 2018. Sarah Treseder, CEO of the RYA, and Mark Jardine, editor of YachtsandYachting.com judged every boat at the show and were united in their choice of winner.


Photo: RYA / Paul Wyeth

John, together with his crew Elliot Marks, is the reigning National Champion in the Graduate class, sails the boat week in and week out, and it was great to see a campaigned boat which is kept in Concours condition.

YouTube video of the presentation.