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


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


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

Hansa Sailing sponsors Excellence in Inclusion Award


Reproduced from Shoalhaven Business Chamber website (as amended by s4e) Hansa Sailing are sponsoring the Excellence in Inclusion Award in the Shoalhaven Business Chamber Awards. The award will recognise an individual or business that addresses the needs of a diverse community, including seniors and people with disability. Raising awareness of inclusion is important. An inclusive society facilitates the… Continue Reading

Telltales March 2016

In this edition of Telltales from March 2016 you will find: A new pathway for sailors 2016 Worlds update & 2018 venue announced Postcard from Dubai Australian Championships wrap-up Where does your boat come from? Upcoming events Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales March 2016

Hi from Dubai!

Clubs & Programs

We asked Kathy Saxton from Dubai to tell us about their sailing program in Hansa boats, and this is her story. Sailability has been operating from the Dubai Offshore Sailing Club since 2009. Initially there were 5 volunteers and 11 students. In 2016 we have grown incredibly as a group and we now have 42… Continue Reading

Regatta for Hansa 2.3 sailors to be held in Bali


by S4e Bali Sports Foundation,together with Royal Bali Yacht Club is pleased to announce the holding of the first disabled sailing regatta in Indonesia. The Bali International Disabled Sailing Regatta will be held from the 12th to 16th October, 2016 at the Royal Bali Yacht Club on Serengan Island, Bali. (This is a change from the… Continue Reading

Liberties sailors take to the water in New Zealand

Clubs & Programs

by Sherida Bland A group of sailors in Hansa Liberties set out last month from Hawkes Bay in New Zealand on a day trip to Flat Rock – 9 nautical miles away. One of the sailors, Sherida Bland wrote this article. Tim, Sonny, Chelsea and Sherida, 4 sailors with Sailability in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand,… Continue Reading

200 days till the Hansa World Championships

In just 200 days, sailors from around the world will be in Medemblik, the Netherlands, preparing for competition in the 2016 Hansa World and International Championships. All the information for this event – Notice of Race, Accommodation information and charter boat details – are available on the event website – www.2016hansaworlds.com Organisers have been fielding enquires… Continue Reading