Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Hurricane 2014 Nationals Venue To Star In BBC TV Show This Sunday 8th December 9.00pm

Harwich will be in the TV spotlight this Sunday evening on BBC1 when it features in a new show fronted by TV veteran broadcaster David Dimbleby called “Britain and The Sea”. Dimbleby has been cruising around the UK in his gaff rigged yacht taking in various maritime venues and sampling the local delights, maritime history and […]

Guess the conversation

David Currie took this photograph of Mike and Viki Coulson with their Hurricane in Rock, Cornwall. Can you guess what the conversation is ?  

Harwich Nationals Entry Form and NOR

Well here it is the answer to all those “What do you want for Christmas” questions – entry to the event of 2014 the Nationals at Harwich. Nationals Entry Form 2014 Notice of Race 2014 Harwich    

New Sponsor for Hurricane Class

Breaking news!!! Andark will be offering 15% off all Typhoon products at Andark exclusively for Hurricane Association Members valid all year long. You can order by telephone or go to their shop which is open 7 days a week. They will also be at the London Boat Show, RYA Dinghy Show and Southampton Boat Show!! […]

Inland and National Championships 2014

Preparation is under way for both the Inland Championships to be held at Rutland on the 17-17  May 2014 and also the National Championships to be held at Harwich on 9-12 August 2014. Further details to follow but in the meantime you can dowload the flyers for both events here Inlands Flyer and here  Nationals Flyer     […]

Datchet End of Season

Well it happened (more for some than others!). The first, of hopefully many DWSC End of Season Cat Opens, the date for next year is the 1st & 2nd of November 2014, put it in your diary (when Santa brings it) and get in on your class association program of events, it is already hosting […]

2014 Fixtures List

Well it is never to early to plan ahead and your committee have been busy sorting out the fixtures for 2014.  You can download the poster hurricane fixtures 2014indd here or of course you can go to the events page to get further details on the event, map and nearer the time NOR and SI’s. We […]

Taking refuge in a Hurricane

When someone told Tim Powell a couple of birds had moved into his Hurricane he couldn’t wait to get down to the dinghy park to investigate and found these chicks.            

Hurricane AGM Minutes

Please find below the the minutes from the AGM held at Weymouth  AGM Minutes September 2013 Weymouth

Getting it up after a capsize

John Donovan from Starcross has posted the following easy and cheap solution to aid righting the Hurricane after a capsize. Sew two fabric loops (either by hand or get your sailmaker to do it) on the underside of the trampoline on each side about halfway back. You will need a couple of lengths of 4mm […]