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Nationals – Notice of Race

The NOR has now been finalised and published on the Hurricane / F18 website that  Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy has set up for us for this event. You can enter on line, and get all the up to date information here as well. Notice of Race 2013 Weymouth Final

Nationals 2013

The clock is ticking and the Nationals are not far away now. Weymouth are used to dealing with big events and are pulling out all the stops for this one, superb sailing area, professional RO, fantastic venue and entertainment room with sun deck and viewing gallery. Great food with hog roasts, salads,  curry night, chilli night and Sunday […]

Nationals at Weymouth 14-17 September

Not long now people to the Hurricane 2013 Nationals which are being held at Weymouth Sailing Academy.  A fantastic venue, with great food and entertainment lined from Saturday 14th – 17th September. Follow the link below to the web site that tells you all about the Nationals and how to sign up and pay on line (paypal).   […]

Starcross TT 29 -30 June

Starcross sailing Club are holding the Hurricane TT and Dart open meeting on 29-30 June a two day open water event on the Exe estuary. On line entry Sailing: 6 races (3 planned per day) First race will not start before 11.00 am on Saturday. Entry Fee: £25 Registration: Friday evening and from 8:30 […]

Spinnaker Haylard / Tack Line Modification

During the 2012 AGM the Rules and Technical Committee opened up a discussion regarding the option of a separate Spinnaker Halyard and Tack Line modification to the existing “one line does all” system. The system has been trialled by one of the Rules and Tech members using an additional cleat and pulley mounted on the […]


It is with deep regret that the Hurricane Class has learnt of the sad passing of Matthew ‘Quinny’ Gregg.   Matt died on 28th April after a long and brave fight against a brain tumour.   Matt was an enthusiastic Hurricane sailor and was loved by all of his friends at Stone Sailing Club and by […]

Carsington Footage

Please click on the link below for some footage of the Carstington Open held earlier in the month.  Dont miss the funnies at the end.  

Hayling Ferry Solent Forts Race

 Solent Forts Race at Hayling Ferry Sailing Club, practice race on Saturday 8th June and the long distance race takes place on the Sunday the 9th June. This must be the smallest sailing club with the biggest and warmest welcome.  Great place to sail and last year this event was well attended and we all […]

The Red Boat signs up for the Nationals

Well done John Donovan from Starcross for being the first to sign up for the Nationals in Weymouth.  Lots of interest on facebook and emails to the Class is encouraging we are expecting a high turn out.

Nationals Entry Form

We are now taking entries to the 2013 Nationals which are being held at Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy.  The event will be held over four days starting on Saturday 14th September to Tuesday 17th September 2013.  You can download the entry form here  Nationals Entry Form 2013 As requested we intend to hold two races per day […]