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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:  

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 […]

Double Hurricane Action At Harwich Town Sailing Club – 2014 National Championships

Harwich Town Sailing Club hosted the National Championships for the Hurricane 5.9 Catamaran Class over the weekend of the 9-12th August.  Twenty eight teams travelled from as far afield as Dublin Eire, Wales and Devon.  Competition was particularly strong this year with six individual teams with previous National and European Championship titles behind them taking […]

Here is the honey of Harwich

Meet the Team at Harwich continued….. The fantastically efficient and seriously hardworking Shirley James is Harwich Town Sailing Clubs’ Honorary Treasurer. Shirley has been the dynamo that is powering the behind the scenes action in preparation for your National Championship event .  The numerous tasks undertaken range from signing up  the band, booking you guys […]

Introducing Harwich Nationals Beach Master

Introducing your Beach Master for the Harwich 2014 Hurricane Nationals Douglas Tovell aged in the region of 55- 75 He has the following qualifcations to fulfil this role as below Polytechnic of Life (Failed) Cycling Proficiency stage 2. He’s the man to see if you want to know anything.     How to Get There […]

Hurricane Nationals – Pre Event Write Up

With the 2014 Hurricane Nationals less than a week away this year’s event is   shaping up to be one of the best and most competitive for years. Pre entries   currently stand at 35 which are the highest since 2005.     The event is being hosted by Harwich Town sailing club who last […]

AGM at Harwich Nationals 9th August 2014

Hurricane 59ers please see below link to the minutes from the 2013 AGM held at Weymouth.  The next AGM will be held at the Harwich Nationals 2014 on Saturday 9th August. If you cannot make the Nationals or the AGM and have any comments or suggestion then please do not hesitate to contact us as your comments […]

Hurricane Trophies

If you were a winner at the Hurricane Nationals last year now is the time to make sure your Trophy has been engraved with your name and start to polish them up ready for this years Nationals at Harwich on the 9-12 August. If you are unable to attend this years Nationals can you please […]

Nationals – Spare Parts

The Hurricane Nationals at Harwich 9-12 August is drawing ever closer, to avoid disappointment at the event due to a shortage of stock can you please take a close look at your boat for any parts which may need replacing, or you have been meaning to replace but haven’t got around to contacting Andy Webb […]