The Heron 'an affordable way of getting into sailing and staying'
The Heron is a small dinghy that offers unrivalled family pleasure.
First sailed in Australia in the late 1950s,
the Heron has introduced 1000's upon 1000's of people to
sailing. The Heron is ideal for learning and cruising, but the fleet also
boasts close and competitive racing amongst some of Australia's top
For more information about the Heron,(Heron sailing dinghy, buy, sell) explore this site via the menu on the left
contact us - we are always glad to hear from you!
Update ..4th June 2017 update :
Check out our Facebook: South Australian Heron Sailing Association"
It too has a fantastic following
Also even if this 'front page' doesn't get updated check out boats
South Australian Heron State Titles
53rd SA state titles --
As with current policy these are to be held at a Metropolitan Club,
yet to be advised
52nd SA state titles -- sailed in Whyalla, Easter2017, in conjunction with Queen of the Gulf.
Congratulations to 10237
10232 Flaw Show
0412 974 327
Please consider taking on a role to support the Heron class in South Australia and working towards
Boats for sale, see the NEW posts? and photos in "boats and bits"
and get ready for Season 2017/18 and ready for the next Nationals
at Port Stephens NSW (north of Newcastle)..(see notice above).
It is the time to BUY! and it appears thats an understatement :
They have moved very quickly ! MORE wanted,
Watch and grab one quickly and get into the season ! (And some great sailing!)
Also check out the NEW "Wanted ads.!
Have you got a Sth Aust Heron story or event to share
- Hi, do you know of someone who would like to get into Heron Sailing
and have their children taught by experienced Skippers!
Please advise your interest message "SA Heron crew"HERE
For further information/conditions, please contact
the Association on 8357 4202 if you are interested in the coming seasons.
Stitch and Glue built Herons
Want to know more about the class and what options are available? just give us a call.!
Herons can sail ........
build your own with this easier method
- The SA Heron Association has a jig available for stitch and
glue Heron construction. This is available to members (foc) to assist them with
the construction of their new Heron (conditions apply). Contact the Association for more
We have several on the water and they have and are proving their 'metal'.
Do you have a heron?
Are you sailing it?
If not, advertise it on this website "free of charge!" to any Heron member.
Ah .........almost anywhere!!, ..... .. and almost anyone can sail ??!,
. Or . . . the Girls in the Groove!, watch them in season2012/13.