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AGM Minutes 2014

Please find below the Minutes and Chairman’s report from the 2014 Hurricane AGM held at Harwich.   The next AGM will be held at the Hurricane Nationals at Thorpe Bay Yacht Club on Sunday 16th August 2015 at 6pm all Hurricane members are  more than welcome to attend.

East Coast Piers Race 2015

Congratulations to the top three Hurricanes and to all that competed in each of the various races at the East Coast Piers held at Marconi Sailing Club across the weekend. East Coast Piers Race Saturday Results 1st Ben Peter Tom Crosley West Mersea 2nd Andrew Dobbs John Bell Island YC 3rd Julian Plummer David Chick […]

Hurricane Nationals 2015 Entry Form

Hurricane sailors here is the updated entry form for the must go to event of the season the Hurricane Nationals at Thorpe Bay 15-18 August 2015.  A full sailing and après sail has been organised over the 4 days and lovely sunny weather and a good breeze have been ordered.          

Starcross Open July 11 / 12th

Starcross Open is being held on the 11 – 12th July if  you are intending to attend you will need to enter via the Exe Regatta website by 9th July: http://www.river-exe-regatta.org.uk/index.php/2015-regatta  

Hurricane for Sale

HURRICANE SX 428  £4750 Young Family forces reluctant sale…… Fast Pedigree, Race Winner, top 10 last 4 Nationals, Travellers Series Winner. AW Sailboats refurb in 2012 Square top main Jib and Spinnaker 2 seasons old Upgraded 9:1 mainsheet system with tapered Mainsheet Big Wheel Launching Trolley Galvanised Steel Road Trailer with box Under covers, Tramp […]

Hurricane 5.9 Winter Deals with AWSailboats

It seems like it was only yesterday that we were creaming along and enjoying the summer weather, the Hurricane Nationals remain the sailing highlight of 2014 for me. Moving on to business matters,  I have received notification from the class sail maker that their material costs have increased yet again and can no longer be […]

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 […]