Angelo Lavranos designed the L26 in 1978, which went on to become the leading competitive keelboat class in South Africa.

Information relating to the L26 class association and rule updates and changes etc can be found at:

DAC has members that are actively involved in L26 class racing and have participated in the flagship L26 Lipton Cup event.

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The L26 Class Rules were revised 29 May 2014, so take note of the info below:

Please take important note that the L26 Class Rules as revised and approved by the vote of the L26 Class Owners’ Association Members on 29 May 2014.

It should be noted that these are the class rules that are applicable for Lipton Cup 2014, as per the Lipton Challenge Cup 2014 Notice of Contest.

The Class Rules can also be downloaded on

All Lipton Cup information and documents can be found on and it should be notes that entries close on 31 July 2014.