Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sailing Instructions released for the 2.3 birthday regatta

The Sailing Instructions for the Hansa 2.3 23rd birthday regatta have been released. The SI’s can be read or downloaded here. Across Saturday there will be 4 Open races, a Ladies race, and the APIA Over 50’s race. On Sunday, there will be 3 Open races in the morning session, a break for Lunch, another Open… Continue Reading

2 SKUD18’s take to the water in Japan


2 SKUD18s that recently arrived in Japan have hit the water. The boats were purchased from Australia by Sailability Hiroshima, with assistance from Hiroshima South Rotary Club and Hiroshima Sailing Association and shipped over together to Kobe and now make their home in Hiroshima. The boats were presented to Japanese sailors at a recent ceremony… Continue Reading

More details for the 2.3 birthday regatta

With just 10 days to go until entries close, we have 25 boats already entered, so there is still time to get your entries in… see this link for Entry Form and Birthday Party Dinner details. More information about the venue, car & trailer parking is available here. The Birthday Party dinner will be held at… Continue Reading

A lot is happening on the Scottish lochs

Clubs & Programs

Hansa class boats are helping to grow sailing in Scotland, with a recently completed Multi Class regatta and more events already on the calendar. Fourteen competitors sailing doubles in Hansa 303’s came from around Western and Southern Scotland to take part in the recently completed Scottish Multiclass regatta. Glorious sunshine greeted the competitors at Castle… Continue Reading

Friendship Cup regatta planned for Canberra in 2016

Expressions of Interest are being sought for a Friendship Cup regatta being held in Canberra, Australia in 2016.  This regatta aims to emulate the annual Hiroshima Peace Cup held in Japan. The event will take place at Lake Tuggeranong on the 26th & 27th November 2016. Hansa 2.3’s and 303’s will be sailed in singles and double… Continue Reading

Laughter on the menu at the 2.3 birthday party dinner

The Hansa 2.3’s birthday regatta dinner is set to have guests in stitches with the announcement of our MC and host for the evening – Kiki Bittovabitsch. Kiki – a ‘Kazadorian’ national who is travelling the world as The Hilarious Humanitarian – has been variously described as ‘brilliant’, ‘hilarious’, ‘freakin’ phenomenal’ ,’hysterically funny’ and ‘the love… Continue Reading