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20% off Fernhursts updated “Catamaran book” by Tom & Brian Phipps

The Hurricane59sx stays at the centre of UK peformance Catamaran sailing, featuring in Tom Phipps excellent updated Catamaran book by Fernhurst books. Available here for -20%: http://fernhurstbooks.com/product/catamaran-book/ for @hurricane59sx class members #feelthelove msg me for the code! watch this space for special extra content just for hurricane sailors!!

Crewing Tips by Paul Gray

Paul Gray has put together this excellent and your essential crew guide. For those of you who may not know, Paul has been at the sharp end of Andy Webbs’ boat for a number of years during which they have won many trophies. Essential Kit – gloves and harness

Coaching at TBYC and Membership Benefits

Race training this Saturday by 5*National Champion & Class coach John Ready at Thorpe Bay Yacht Club http://www.tbyc.org/ Free to class association members. Feel the love :0) Come and join the fun, beginners to expert all welcome! Join the class association for just £31.50 here: https://goo.gl/QyKknC Benefits of membership worth £100’s: To compete at TT […]

Coaching at Thorpe Bay Yacht Club

Last weekend TBYC Hurricanes held a pre Training and Nationals Tuning session First measurements were taken and recorded, then comparisons made between boats and the Hurricane Tuning Guide before crews decided what changes they should make. The session was very useful and great to discuss and compare the setting, rake and tension people used, as well as […]

AGM Minutes 2014

Please find below the Minutes and Chairman’s report from the 2014 Hurricane AGM held at Harwich.   The next AGM will be held at the Hurricane Nationals at Thorpe Bay Yacht Club on Sunday 16th August 2015 at 6pm all Hurricane members are  more than welcome to attend.

East Coast Piers Race 2015

Congratulations to the top three Hurricanes and to all that competed in each of the various races at the East Coast Piers held at Marconi Sailing Club across the weekend. East Coast Piers Race Saturday Results 1st Ben Peter Tom Crosley West Mersea 2nd Andrew Dobbs John Bell Island YC 3rd Julian Plummer David Chick […]

Hurricane Nationals 2015 Entry Form

Hurricane sailors here is the updated entry form for the must go to event of the season the Hurricane Nationals at Thorpe Bay 15-18 August 2015.  A full sailing and après sail has been organised over the 4 days and lovely sunny weather and a good breeze have been ordered.          

Starcross Open July 11 / 12th

Starcross Open is being held on the 11 – 12th July if  you are intending to attend you will need to enter via the Exe Regatta website by 9th July: http://www.river-exe-regatta.org.uk/index.php/2015-regatta  

Hurricane for Sale

HURRICANE SX 428  £4750 Young Family forces reluctant sale…… Fast Pedigree, Race Winner, top 10 last 4 Nationals, Travellers Series Winner. AW Sailboats refurb in 2012 Square top main Jib and Spinnaker 2 seasons old Upgraded 9:1 mainsheet system with tapered Mainsheet Big Wheel Launching Trolley Galvanised Steel Road Trailer with box Under covers, Tramp […]

Hurricane 5.9 Winter Deals with AWSailboats

It seems like it was only yesterday that we were creaming along and enjoying the summer weather, the Hurricane Nationals remain the sailing highlight of 2014 for me. Moving on to business matters,  I have received notification from the class sail maker that their material costs have increased yet again and can no longer be […]