1st, 2nd & 3rd at the 2018 Championship. In fact, the top 4 all used Hyde sails. Peter Thompson & Mark Dell won the championship but were pushed very hard by Alex Farrell & Paul Beasley. Hyde Sails own Dave Hall sailed with Steve Hopper into third place.
Since the rule change the current Mainsail and Genoa are now made in white 5.52 Polykote. A very hard wearing and stable cloth ideal for the conditions and use the Sandhopper sails require
Hyde will continue to be involved with the Sandhopper. The Sandhopper has a place in Hyde’s history in that it has its roots in the corner of the UK that Hyde’s first loft was based.
Hyde Sails are known in the fleet for their consistency in shape and reliability and are the best value sails available
Hyde Sails, have spent the winter and spring working with the SVOD class to put into action a direct order platform for the class to order their sails with ease and clarity. Customers are able to select the colour combination of mainsail and jib. This information is collected by Warren boats, who submit the order. Hyde sails then manufacture all these One Design sails, if varying custom colours for this large fleet. The record attendence for the SVOD nationals stands at 198!
A locally developed sailboat called the Oz Goose known the world over as sailboat you can have for less than the price of an iPhone recently held its National Championships on the weekend of 3-4 November at the Taal Lake Yacht Club (TLYC) in Talisay, Batangas. 25 teams participated in the Oz Goose National Championships 2018 in just as many boats. People from all walks of life participated in the regatta, some from as far as Cebu.
Royal Corinthian YC, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex (14 October, 2018): Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis have won the 2018 Endeavour Trophy for the fourth time in succession with an impressive scoreline of six wins writes Sue Pelling.
Royal Corinthian YC, Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex (13 October, 2018): In the breezy opening day of the 58th Endeavour Trophy, Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis managed to lead at the top mark and win all four races by a considerable margin writes Sue Pelling.