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Stone Cycle to John O’Groats to Lands End

Stone sailors will be swapping their Hurricanes for bikes when they ride from John O’Groats to Lands End in June 2013 to raise money for Brain Tumour Research. The Team – Kev Bawden, Trev Bawden, Ben Brown, Vince Brown, Dan Dixon, Matt Gregg, Dean Jeffers, Steve Pyman, Matt Sheppard, Tom Wass decided to undertake this challenge […]

Datchet Open

Datchet Water SC Fast Cat Open 16-17 March 2013 Saturday morning as promised by the weather man turned out to be very windy and wet. Gusts up to 35 knots were felt as the sailors readied their boats for the opening race of the season. Dark clouds and rain fronts moving across the lake at breakneck […]

SCHRS Rating

The SCHRS has been updated on the 25th February and Hurricane SX are now sailing on 1.008.    

New TT Event

New to the Hurricane fixtures list and welcoming all fast cats is Carsington Sailing Club based in the beautiful peak district.  This will be a TT for the Hurricane Class of what is hoped to be a regular on the fixtures list. More details to follow shortly.

Racing Rules 2013-2016

Please click on the link below to see the changes made to the Racing Rules of Sailing 2013 – 2016 changes to sailing rules 2013-2016  

So you think you know the rules ?

Click on the link below to test your knowledge of the rules http://game.finckh.net/indexe.htm

Weston Cat Open 3-4 November

The Nacra and Tornado Nationals are being held at Weston on 2-4 November with a Cat Open being held on 3rd and 4th including an evening meal and music.  Come and join us for a great end of season Cat Open. http://www.weston.org.uk/  

25th Anniversary National Championship Report

The Hurricane comes home to Brightlingsea SC.   ‘The Church of UK Catamaran sailing’ The 25th edition of the Hurricane Nationals could only be held in one club.  So on September 27th 28 teams returned to Brightlingsea SC  in Essex, to compete as part of the 3rd ‘RegFest’ celebration of UK cat sailing,  in the place […]

2012 Nationals Results

Ladies and gentleman,  competitors, friends the results for the 25th Hurricane Nationals can be found on the link below:- http://www.sailbrightlingsea.com/ftp/results/Regfest%202012%20-%20Hurricane%20Nationals.htm Big congratulations to John Ready and Jamie Bolingbroke who are now the 2012 National Champions. Well done guys you deserved all those rums on Saturday night and whilst looking a little worse for wear on Sunday like […]

Nationals Trophies and Prizes

Only 3 days left until the Nationals and I know all over the country people are pimping their boats, wishing they had been to the gym more than they have been, watching the weather forecast and dreaming about winning and for some of us last years lucky winners will be getting out the silver polish and […]