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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...

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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 wife Mary ran...

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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...

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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...

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Member Focus – Jenna Gibson

Jenna Gibson 2019 Windsurfer of the Year IFCA Women’s Slalom World Champion 2018, European Champion 2019The 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 off...

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HSSC Laying Up Supper 2019

HSSC Laying Up Supper 2019 What a brilliant night at our 2019 Laying Up Supper on Saturday 23rd November. The Burlington Hotel pushed their boat out for us tremendously and everyone had a great time. Special thanks must go to Mary Harris and Sharon Rhodes for...

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HSSC Tri-A-Thing

HSSC Tri-A-Thing is back by popular demand! Taking place on Saturday 21st September we welcome all members and non members aged 15+ to come along and have a go. Entry prices all include the evening party and meal so it's great value! If you have any questions about...

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HSSC Club Championships & Summer Party Weekend

HSSC Club Championship & Summer Party Weekend Saturday 24th August - Monday 26th August 2019 The first HSSC club championship of recent years will be held on the August bank holiday weekend, including windsurf and dinghy racing and our annual summer party on the...

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HSSC News Update – January 2019

HSSC News Update - January 2019 A (belated) very happy new year to you! I hope you had a great Christmas and probably have forgotten about it all now as you wade into January and work & family commitments. We had another great year in 2018 at HSSC and are very...

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New Lightening Sensor

Hello everyone, Last Friday, Nowcast Lightening sensor specialists and I installed a brand new lightening sensor at HSSC. I’m happy to inform you that the sensor has successfully passed all the quality checks with Nowcast and is now a full part of their worldwide...

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