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Spinnaker Haylard / Tack Line Modification

During the 2012 AGM the Rules and Technical Committee opened up a discussion regarding the option of a separate Spinnaker Halyard and Tack Line modification to the existing “one line does all” system. The system has been trialled by one of the Rules and Tech members using an additional cleat and pulley mounted on the […]


It is with deep regret that the Hurricane Class has learnt of the sad passing of Matthew ‘Quinny’ Gregg.   Matt died on 28th April after a long and brave fight against a brain tumour.   Matt was an enthusiastic Hurricane sailor and was loved by all of his friends at Stone Sailing Club and by […]

Carsington Footage

Please click on the link below for some footage of the Carstington Open held earlier in the month.  Dont miss the funnies at the end.  

Hayling Ferry Solent Forts Race

 Solent Forts Race at Hayling Ferry Sailing Club, practice race on Saturday 8th June and the long distance race takes place on the Sunday the 9th June. This must be the smallest sailing club with the biggest and warmest welcome.  Great place to sail and last year this event was well attended and we all […]

The Red Boat signs up for the Nationals

Well done John Donovan from Starcross for being the first to sign up for the Nationals in Weymouth.  Lots of interest on facebook and emails to the Class is encouraging we are expecting a high turn out.

Nationals Entry Form

We are now taking entries to the 2013 Nationals which are being held at Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy.  The event will be held over four days starting on Saturday 14th September to Tuesday 17th September 2013.  You can download the entry form here  Nationals Entry Form 2013 As requested we intend to hold two races per day […]

Stone Cycle to John O’Groats to Lands End

Stone sailors will be swapping their Hurricanes for bikes when they ride from John O’Groats to Lands End in June 2013 to raise money for Brain Tumour Research. The Team – Kev Bawden, Trev Bawden, Ben Brown, Vince Brown, Dan Dixon, Matt Gregg, Dean Jeffers, Steve Pyman, Matt Sheppard, Tom Wass decided to undertake this challenge […]

Datchet Open

Datchet Water SC Fast Cat Open 16-17 March 2013 Saturday morning as promised by the weather man turned out to be very windy and wet. Gusts up to 35 knots were felt as the sailors readied their boats for the opening race of the season. Dark clouds and rain fronts moving across the lake at breakneck […]

SCHRS Rating

The SCHRS has been updated on the 25th February and Hurricane SX are now sailing on 1.008.    

New TT Event

New to the Hurricane fixtures list and welcoming all fast cats is Carsington Sailing Club based in the beautiful peak district.  This will be a TT for the Hurricane Class of what is hoped to be a regular on the fixtures list. More details to follow shortly.