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Spanish 303 Championship

Clubs & Programs

by s4e An open event, featuring the Hansa 303 is scheduled for September in Spain. The event will be held in Almeria from the 14th to the 17th September. The event is open and the Hansa 303 will be sailed in single and two-person divisions. The regatta will consist of 9 races and is organized by the Club… Continue Reading

Chris Mitchell receives NSW Maritime Medal

News

by s4e Hansa Sailing Director Chris Mitchell has been awarded the prestigious NSW Maritime Medal at a recent ceremony. He shared the 2017 Maritime Medal for selfless, outstanding and sustained contributions to the sector with Mike Jarvin who has spent decades selflessly promoting positive outcomes for the maritime community. Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Roads, Maritime… Continue Reading

Paralympic Development Program in Kiel

News

by World Sailing (as amended by s4e) New faces and countries have been on the water as part of the Paralympic Development Program in Kiel, Germany. Sailors who took part in the program came from Chile, Singapore, Portugal, Latvia, South Africa, Turkey and Namibia, with several of them making their international sailing debut at this… Continue Reading

Special Olympics regatta held in Queensland

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Main Story and Pictures by Sunshine Coast Daily The Special Olympics Queensland State Games has been held on the Sunshine Coast. Competitors from Queensland and several interstate competitors took part in the regatta across the weekend. The Sunshine Coast Daily shared a story on one of the competitors – Shain Reeve – and what sailing has… Continue Reading

ANZAC weekend regatta

Clubs & Programs

Another fantastic weekend of sun, light breeze and lots of fun at the Beyond Bank Anzac Weekend Regatta, held 22 – 23 April 2017. Twelve boats  (Hansa 303s, Optimists, Puffin Pacer and a Heron) launched under the watchful eye of two safety boats provided by Sailability Batemans Bay to sail the Inside Course south of… Continue Reading

Telltales April 2017

In this edition of Telltales from April 2017 you will find:   Sweet 16 New Zealand Hansa Class Championships Para World Sailing News Asia Pacific Championships UK Club’s Inclusion award European Para World Championships 2017 European events Postcard from New Zealand Upcoming events … and more … Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales… Continue Reading

Mapping the way into sailing

Clubs & Programs

If you find yourself in Italy and want to find a Yacht Club to sail a Hansa boat, now there is an easy way to find one. Marco Rossato from the Italian Hansa Class Association has put together a map with pins showing Clubs that have Hansa boats, accessible facilities and even some nearby accommodation options…. Continue Reading

24 hour sailing event held in Napier

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By Mackenize Kench (as amended by s4e) As reported in December, a group of sailors in New Zealand’s Hawkes Bay set out to honour a mate with a 24 hour sailing event.  Mackenzie Kench shared their story. At 12:00 p.m. on Saturday of the 4th of February, three teams and two individuals set off from… Continue Reading

Sailability Enoshima adds colour to a boat show

Clubs & Programs

Sailability Enoshima in Japan will be exhibiting a Hansa 303 at the upcoming Japan International Boat Show. The boat show – the largest of it’s type in Japan –  takes place from March 2nd to 5th across two venues – Pacifico Yokohama (Indoor exhibit venue) and Yokohama Bayside Marina (Floating exhibit venue). It is the perfect… Continue Reading

Telltales December 2016

In this edition of Telltales from December 2016 you will find: Universal Design and Sailing New Hansa Sailing website Para World Sailing News Visit to Hiroshima Sailors awarded Postcard from Western Australia Reports from New Zealand, Ireland, Scotland and Australia Upcoming events … and more … Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales… Continue Reading