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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 […]

Hurricane Nationals Entry Form

What you have all been waiting for is here the entry form for the must go to event of the year the Hurricane Nationals at Harwich 9-12 August. You can download your entry here  Nationals Entry Form 2014 For those of you that want to arrive early Harwich will be open for sailing on the Thursday […]

Harwich Nationals Accommodation Option

Now available for booking at the local outdoor activity residential centre adjacent to the Harwich Town Sailing Club are a number of dormitory organised bed spaces at £60 per person for 5 nights. Bring your own bedding (pillow/quilt/sheet) and move in from Thursday evening (7th August) shipping out on Tuesday morning (14th). The centre is […]

Hurricane5.9SX Inland Championships – Rutland Sailing Club – 17th and 18th May 2014

What an event! The first Hurricane Inland Championships was sailed in fantastic weather, great company and the closest sailing seen this year. It was clear from the off that the competition was wide open. The racing was always going to be a war of attrition with the phrase “ keep your head out of the […]