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Hurricane Nationals – The Hurricane Way of Life

What better season finale for the Hurricane59 fleet, than GBR’s pinnacle location Weymouth and the 2012 Olympic course… Class secretary Maxine Oliver, organised a blinding combo of international quality racing facilities with social events to match.  World class race officers, Olympic facilities, the band Super Massive, an RNLI benefit race night, Hog roast and more….  […]

Fine Tuning at Datchet

Now you will not find this in the John Ready Hurricane fine tuning guide but preparations were well underway at Datchet this weekend, most of us had enough to do with taking the masts down and some of us had to straighten the mast – and this is how Graham Hughes and Smudge tackled the task ………  

Hurricane Nationals – entry price held

Guys Just to let you know that the entry for the Hurricane Nationals will be held at £172 for a limited time so please if you can enter prior to arriving on line at that would help in the organisation of the event. So for £172 you get four days of top racing (two […]

Hurricane Nationals On Line Booking and Social Programme

With the Hurricane 2013 Nationals fast approaching can I urge you all to please enter on line on the following link it speeds up the process and lets Weymouth know how many to cater for. We have a full event package both on and off the water so if you dont want to miss […]

Hurricane Nationals Polo and T Shirts

Polo and T shirts are now available to order for the Nationals £15 and £12 respectively including VAT, postage and packaging. The polo shirts will be navy blue with white embroidered Hurricane logo with Nationals 2013 on the left breast and the WPNSA logo on the right breast our sponsor logos Typhoon and AWSailboats will […]

Hurricane Nationals News

Hurricane and F18 Nationals are only 16 days time.  We have 25 boats signed up so far and two races per day over 4 days on an Olympic sailing course, but don’t be put off if your not Olympic standard this event is open to everyone so come along and join us there is plenty going on. […]

2 sail Hurricanes clean up at Camel Week

Just to let you know 2 standard 5.9’s sailed at Camel week Mike and Viki Coulson in 365  and Helen & Hamish Leighton with their boat 452. Great fun was had by all and a fantastic place to sail . Sailing Results

Tack Line for the kite

Paul McKay of Datchet has devised a very simple and cheap solution to the tack line when hoisting the kite which will make the crews life a little easier – big thank you to Paul on this one from all the crew out there. The parts you will need are:-  2m of 4mm excell (or […]

Hurricane SCHRS Ratings

Below are the current official globally recognised SCHRS ratings for the three types of Hurricane rig. Hurricane SX         1.008 Hurricane 5.9         1.053 Hurricane Sport     1.020    

Hurricane Coaching Day with John Ready

7 Hurricanes attended the Coaching Day provided by three times National Champion John Ready on Saturday 3rd August at Datchet Water Sailing Club.  Perfect sailing conditions throughout the day with sunshine, flat water and the tide in, a very breezy day getting up to around 25 knots in the afternoon. The day kicked off with bacon […]