Member Focus – Graeme Fuller

 Discussing windsurfing with Graeme Fuller  A Windsurfer Pioneer “Are you the windsurfing pioneer in the UK?” This was my opening and (not-so) o-so creative question. The ‘Windsurf Pioneer’ is a big title and not one to be bestowed lightly. However, I had an inkling...

Dick Elston Obituary

Former Club Commodore and Life Member Richard ELSTON “DICK” Passed away at home on 13th August, aged 86. Dick Elston was Commodore at Hythe & Saltwood Sailing Club (HSSC) when it was home to a hotbed of Scorpion sailors and budding windsurfers. His...

HSSC Racing Rota 2020

HSSC Racing Rota 2020 Club racing will commence on Sunday the 2nd August. Please see the rota here-  HSSC Safety Boat Notes for those on duty:  For the foreseeable, the rescue boat will need to be manned by a single person. This is to minimise risk and to provide...

Member Focus – Dan Hollands

Dan ‘Buster’ Hollands (Hythe’s own Barnes-Wallis) Speed is nothing without controlExplosive things happen around Dan. With an emphasis on ‘max’, Dan is the living example of the maxim that speed is nothing without control. From knee-high Dan has been driven by a need...

Member Focus – Jenna Gibson

Jenna Gibson 2019 Windsurfer of the Year IFCA Women’s Slalom World Champion 2018, European Champion 2019 The tide rips by fast in Hythe. Kelp clings, but not to the elite windsurfers who practice days on end and resist urges to bask. It’s Spring chill in the waters...