Category Archives: Clubs & Programs

Learning the ropes in Pennsylvania

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Bayfront Maritime Centre in Pennsylvania is beginning their second year of the Erie High School Maritime Program, which offers an exciting new program designed to introduce students to Maritime Studies and Maritime Career opportunities. Mornings are spent at BMC studying Navigation, Boat Building and Maintenance, Arts of the Sailor, and Sailing. During the afternoons students… Continue Reading

Sailing in the southern-most city of the World

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The 01 of September of 2019 is a historic day for Chilean and Sailing community around the world, Sailing for Everyone and Hansa Sailing set sails in the Southernmost sailing School in the world, Club Escuela Deportes Náuticos Puerto Williams (www.cedenapw.cl), in Cape Horne Commune. Between the 30 of august and the 04 of September… Continue Reading

Sailing in the Caribbean

In January, a container of 20 Hansa 303’s was sent to Antigua in the Caribbean to facilitate a sailing program. A Paralympic Development Program (PDP) was held, which attracted new sailors and officials from Trinidad, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Trinidad and Tobago and of course host nation Antigua. Members of World Sailing came from France,… Continue Reading

Spanish 303 Championship

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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

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

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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

Mapping the way into sailing

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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

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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

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

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