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

Sailing for Samuel

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Sailability Hawkes Bay in New Zealand are undertaking a 24-hour team endurance sailing event, in honour of one of their sailors, Samuel Gibson. Samuel was a regular sailor with the group, despite being born with a rare condition called osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder that makes for brittle bones that fracture easily. Samuel passed away in… Continue Reading

Telltales October 2016

In this edition of Telltales from October 2016 you will find: Sailing the 3 Lakes in Switzerland Sailability Victoria turns 25 Modification of Hansa products World Sailing latest Postcard from Miami Paralympics in Rio Reports from USA, Italy and Scotland Upcoming events … and more … Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales October… Continue Reading

Picture perfect sailing in Lugano

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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

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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

News

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

News

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

News

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

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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

Telltales July 2016

In this edition of Telltales from July 2016 you will find: 2016 Worlds conclude & 2018 Worlds preview Rehab sailors hit the water Gold Hansa Award Para World Sailing news New North American distributor announced Asia Pacific Championships to be held in Australia A skirt for the 303 Upcoming events … and more … Click on the… Continue Reading