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As the clock struck 12pm Thunderbird 1 blasted off and Stingray slipped her moorings; destination Rutland. Both were on a secret mission. Stingray to bring back some silverware, Thunderbird 1 to eat and drink as much as possible. They were set to rendezvous with the Pornstar aka John Ready with his mobile nightclub, the Lord […]

Apparell- Sale

We have a limited number of Hurricane polo rash vests and polo shirts available and they are now on sale at £20 each – please email to place your order.  

Solent Slog

Saturday morning and the alarm goes off, it is the Solent Slog weekend.  A 90 mile per hour drive around the M25 dodging the cameras ( hopefully) to pick up the boat at Datchet.  Bedders and Wayne already on the road and Nathan’s boat de-rigged and waiting to be collected. We arrived at Weston Sailing […]

Yachts & Yachting

Hurricane/Typhoon make Yachts and Yachting – see link below: 

Kingfisher Rope Pack Raffle

The Kingfisher ropepack will be raffled at the Nationals in Brightlingsea (not at Rutland as previously announced) where we will have a full turn out and the winner will hopefully be there to collect their prize. The Kingfisher ropepack contains every piece of rope you need for a Hurricane SX and is of considerable value […]

Hayling Forts Race

Hayling Ferry Sailing Club possibly the smallest sailing club in the world with the biggest heart and the most  hospitable friendly people you will find  anywhere .   A Cat Club for Cat sailors – how good is that ? The Solent Forts race was a great event from the warm welcome, the fabulous location and […]

Thorpe Bay Regata

16th and  17th  JUNE 2012 (incorporating the Chris Hull Memorial Trophy) Come along and join in the club’s annual regatta  all visiting boats are welcome and have free race entry. 3 races on Saturday and 2 races on Sunday. 10.00am start on both days. 5 handicap fleets plus the Sandhopper fleet in 3 starts (as usual […]

Irish Multihull

The Irish Multihull Association are holding their Irish National Championships on Saturday 30th June & Sunday 1st July at Galway Bay Sailing Club.  It is coinciding with the Volvo Ocean Race stopover and the VOR festival.  We are planning on heading across with our boat and would be able to take another 2 boats if […]

Bala result for Tuckwell…

 Although this is my home event I did not hold out much hope of a result, but now with this result and the results we have been having at club level I firmly believe that the current rating makes a massive difference. The conditions were such that on the first day wind was 10 – 12 […]

Next Olympic Multi Hull Nacra 17

Please see below message from Nick Dewhurst – Chairman of UKCRA MultihullEvaluationPanelReport-12449 ISAF_Multihull_Selection_2012 ISAF have just decided by 20 to 15 votes that the next Olympic multihull will be the new Nacra 17 with curved foils rather than the Viper (see ISAF Evaluation Report). The former was promoted as the athletes favourite and best media […]