The UK Mirror Class Association is the body which promotes and administers Mirror dinghy sailing in the UK and represents UK Mirror sailors to other partner bodies such as the RYA (to whom we are affiliated), the International Mirror Class Association and through them the International Sailing Federation (ISAF). The major activies are
- Organising, with the help of the host clubs, Mirror dinghy Championships and Open meetings in the UK, see our event list and our trophy list.
- On behalf of the RYA, running a squad system for talanted junior Mirror dinghy sailors (i.e. up to age 15).
- Running a stand displaying a Mirror dinghy at the RYA Dinghy Show.
- Organising race training events for Mirror dinghies - see our event list.
- Running a small fleet of GRP Bermuda rigged Mirror dinghies for demonstration purposes at clubs etc.
- Running this website www.ukmirrorsailing.com
- Producing newletters, yearbooks and other published material.
- Answering questions about Mirror dinghies from members, the public, press and other bodies.
- Having Area Representatives who promote Mirror sailing in their region.
The rules governing the UK MCA are laid down in the UK Mirror Class Association Consititution.
The Association is largely funded by members subscriptions, more details are available on our membership page.