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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

Picture perfect sailing in Lugano

Clubs & Programs

Sailors in Hansa 303’s have created some stunning images at a recent event in Switzerland. Organised by Velabili, the first official Special Olympics regatta in Switzerland was held over two days at Lago di Lugano. Through their association Velabili offer sail training and regattas in their 3 Hansa 303W’s  to disabled people. During this year they have worked… Continue Reading

Sailing the 3 lakes in Switzerland

Clubs & Programs

In the summer of 2015, Sailability.ch carried out for the very first time, a rather extraordinary Sail Turn: The  journey began at Ipsach, continued over three lakes and two canals and ended at Murten. Tents and hostels provided the accommodation en-route. At the end of the 3-Lake-Turn, everyone agreed that the adventure was definitely worth… Continue Reading

Friendship Cup entry opens

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Online entry for the Friendship Cup regatta has opened. The regatta will be held at Tuggeranong in the ACT from November 25-27. An event page has been created on Facebook, with links to the online entry. See the link here. For more details see the Sailability ACT website – www.sailabiilityact.org

Hansa Sailing sponsors Inclusion Award

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As previously advised,  Hansa Sailing sponsored the Excellence in Inclusion award at the Shoalhaven Business Awards in August. The award recognises individuals or businesses that address the needs of a diverse community, including seniors and people with disability. An inclusive society facilitates the needs of all its members, and encourages participation by all in everyday activities…. Continue Reading

Vale Ian Harrison

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Ian Hamilton Harrison was born in Poole UK on 21 March 1937. He was the only child of Dougie Hamilton Harrison (farmer) and Nora Kathleen Harrison (née Samways; a fine musician, keen sailor and floral horticulturist). D. H. Harrison CBE was president of the Rugby Football Union in 1966-67. An only child, Ian grew up… Continue Reading

Servos help fulfil a promise to sailor

Clubs & Programs

by Eddie Linthout (as amended by s4e) Eddie Linthout has shared this story about getting sailors into Liberties in Italy “About six years ago I promised to Angelo that one day I would give him the chance to conduct on the sea a sailing boat.” The promise was given by Daniele Malavolta, the key person… Continue Reading

Hansa Sailing announces new North American distributor

by s4e Hansa Sailing Systems is pleased to announce West Coast Sailing in Portland, Oregon has been appointed the Hansa distributor for North America. The Hansa range of sailboats include the Hansa 2.3, Hansa 303, Liberty and SKUD 18. Because of Hansa sailboats’ unique design features utilising the principals of Universal Design, sailors of all… Continue Reading

More details for the Bali International Disabled Regatta

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by s4e More details for the Bali International Disabled Sailing Regatta are now available. Boats sailed in this event will be the Hansa 2.3. Please note that the dates have changed again, and the event will now be held from October 12-16 at the Royal Bali Yacht Club Serangan (Turtle Island) Bali. Each athlete must be… Continue Reading

Excellence In Inclusive Sailing Award announced at Hansa Worlds

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by S4e Hansa Sailing’s Chris Mitchell has been honoured by an award named for him at the 2016 Hansa World and International Championships. The award, titled the Chris Mitchell Gold Hansa Award for excellence in inclusive sailing, was presented to Chris by the Organising Committee of the 2016 Hansa Worlds at a sailor’s BBQ last night…. Continue Reading

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