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[dinghy] The ASC or Admiralty Sailing Craft (sometimes incorrectly called Admiralty Sea Cadet) is a purpose built, rugged GRP or wood sailing dinghy, historically with gunter rig, with a bermuda rig optional, designed for use by UK naval and sea cadet establishments as a pulling or sailing dinghy. It is a substantial craft, usually left on ... Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASC_(dinghy)