Tag Archives: Italy

Telltales October 2021

In this edition of Telltales from October 2021 you will find: Hansa Inclusion Index Palermo World Championships World Sailing News 2022 Asia Pacific Championships Upcoming events … and more Click here to read or download the latest edition of Telltales.

180 sailors in Palermo for Worlds


Sailors from 25 nations gathered in Palermo for the 2021 Hansa Class World and International Championships. Sailors from countries such as Oman, Turkey, Malta joined huge teams from France and Italy at this biennial event. The weather wasn’t the kindest, with storms and lightening, then light winds greeting sailors. See more about this event on… Continue Reading

Telltales July 2020

In this edition of Telltales from July 2020 you will find: Out of the ashes Hong Kong cleans up 2021 Hansa Worlds Sailing through the Pandemic 303’s in Estonia Masters Games 2021 and much more… Click here to read or download Telltales

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

Mapping the way into sailing

Clubs & Programs

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

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

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

Telltales August 2015

In this edition of Telltales from August 2015 you will find: Inclusion rationale and Index 2.3’s 23rd birthday regatta Inaugural INAS International Championships European Championships wrap-up Upcoming Class Association events Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales August 2015        

Latest from the Italian Lakes

Hansa 303’s are sailing in open regattas on the gorgeous Northern Italian lakes this summer.   The activity of the Italian Hansa Class is constantly progressing, it is noteworthy that for the first time it has been set up a District Hansa 303 Championship, for now only in the XIV FIV District (FIV Federazione Italiana… Continue Reading

Eighty miles around Lake Garda

One man sails solo in his Hansa 303, eighty nautical miles around Italy’s Lake Garda. Eighty nautical miles around Lake Garda, alone, to show everyone that disability knows no obstacles. It is the initiative of sailor Conrad Bentini and the Cooperativa Sociale Archè, known as “Sail Around”. Bentini (pictured) started on Monday, September 15 from… Continue Reading

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