Dragon Class




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One-Design Class Type: Keelboat

Was this boat built to be sailed by youth or adults? Adult

Approximately how many class members do you have? 40

About Dragon Class

The Boat – Technically demanding, Classic lines, Modern spars and rigging
The People – Raced by a range of ages and genders – crew of 3 or 4 within weight limits, Great social events
The Class – Active in 30 countries, 5 continents, with 1420 registered boats, Racing at local, national and world levels, Classic and Corinthian trophies, Active racing fleets in NA on the West Coast, Great Lakes

IDA Yearbook 2020/2021:


Boats Produced: 1500

Class boat builder(s):

BB Sailing I/S, Denmark
Doomernik Dragons, Netherlands
Petticrows Ltd, UK
Pinnacle Yachts / Ridgeway Dragons, Australia
Premier Composite Technologies LLC, United Arab Emirates
Vejle Yacht Services APS / Royal Dragon, Denmark

Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? 80

Where is your One-Design class typically sailed in the USA? List regions of the country:

West Coast, North East, Great Lakes

Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? Yes

Ideal combined weight of range of crew:  max weight 628 lb (285 kg)

Boat Designed in 1929

Beam: 6 feet 5 inches

Weight of rigged boat without sails: 2 tons

Draft: 3 feet 10 inches

Mast Height: 35 feet (stepped to keel)