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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

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

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

Liberties sailors take to the water in New Zealand

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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

Liberties decide the Champion of Champions

Hansa Liberties have been used to decide the Champion of Champions at Napier Sailing Club. At the end of the Summer season, Napier Sailing Club in New Zealand runs an afternoon on the water to find the Champion of Champions, where the top sailor of each class – which this year included Optimist, Starling, Europe,… Continue Reading

Inclusive sailing in New Zealand

A regatta held in Wellington New Zealand shows what an inclusive sport sailing can be. The event, consisted of 3 regattas – the Kiwi Cup, the Kiwi Ability Regatta and the NZ Hansa Class Championships. Sailors from New Zealand – and one from Australia – came together at Lowry Bay Yacht Club for the 3… Continue Reading

From Rugby to Rudders

What happens when a group of non-sailors try out sailing for the very first time? What happens when a group of non-sailors try out sailing for the very first time? I’m not barking mad! It has taken 9 years to hopefully finally dispel the belief amongst my wheelchair rugby teammates that I am in fact… Continue Reading

Telltales January 2013

In this edition of Telltales from January 2013 you will find:- Inclusive sailing for all Access becomes Hansa 2012 Access World Championships SKUD18 news Upcoming Class Association events Click on the link below to read Telltales Telltales January 2013

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