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Paul and Robert Palmer 2019 National Champions

Island Yacht Club at Canvey Island, Essex, hosted the 2019 Hurricane 5.9 SX championships over three days at the end of August. With 29 hurricanes, a fantastic force 3-4 forecast and sunshine, all was set to be a great weekend of racing. Right from the off, IYC and event sponsors James Heys & Sons, ARS, […]

Hurricane AGM Minutes 2017

Please find below the Minutes and Chairmans Report for 2017 Hurricane AGM Minutes for August 2017 Hurricane Chairmans Report 2017

Hurricane Nationals 2018 Notice of Race

Stokes Bay NOR – 2018 final

Starcross Open Report

Please find attached a link to the Starcross Open report by Joe Buxton-Smith. Hurricane 5.9, Travelers Trophy Open Meeting , Starcross Yacht Club (SYC), 21-22 July 2018. On a sunny and windy (eventually) summer weekend, three visitors came to join in with the SYC home fleet, currently the largest in the country, for a weekend […]

Ben Cutler-Sharp and Kez Wiltshire Dominate Starcross Open

Congratulations to Ben and Kez who posted 5 bullets to take a much deserved win!

Hurricane Nationals 31st August to 2nd September 2018

It’s nearly time.  Stokes Bay Sailing Club.

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%: for @hurricane59sx class members #feelthelove msg me for the code! watch this space for special extra content just for hurricane sailors!!

15% off at Dinghy Rope for Class Members

As the sailing season approaches, don’t forget that Dinghy Rope are offering members of the Hurricane 59 association a 15% discount. Another great reason to renew or join the class!

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 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: Benefits of membership worth £100’s: To compete at TT […]