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Hansa

Hansa

Formerly the Access class. A disabled sailing class with several rig sizes, configurations, and seating arrangements for 1 or 2 people. Some configurations are known as 303 or Liberty.

© Andrea Francolini © Andrea Francolini
Show news Inclusive Sailing Easter Regatta in Sydney
Conducted by Middle Harbour Yacht Club over the Easter weekend
Posted on 2 Apr
Scottish Disability Sport Week
Celebrating Rory McKinna's achievements in sailing
Posted on 3 Dec 2023
Hansa World Championships at Portimão, Portugal
A team of 21 sailors from the UK, together with a band of helpers, travel to the event
Posted on 29 Oct 2023
How sailors with a disability get into a dinghy
Looking at slings and hoists with Frensham Pond Sailability
Posted on 20 Oct 2023
EUROSAF Inclusive Europeans
Polish sailor and current world champion Piotr Cichocki wins
Posted on 4 Oct 2023
2023 Hansa National TT Series at Frensham
Challenging conditions with very strong gusts
Posted on 24 Sep 2023
Hansa TT at Midland Sailing Club
Sailors from all over the country take part
Posted on 18 Sep 2023
SMU-RM Western Circuit Sailing Regatta overall
Amidst spirited races, event still dedicated to community engagement/philanthropy
Posted on 21 Aug 2023
Australian sailors at the Sailing Worlds overall
Wearn wins maiden World Championship after run of three consecutive silver medals
Posted on 21 Aug 2023
US Sailing Team at the Sailing Worlds overall
A long ten days of competition came to a close in The Hague, The Netherlands
Posted on 20 Aug 2023
US Sailing Team at the Sailing Worlds day 9
All eyes were on the Women's Kiters today
Posted on 20 Aug 2023
US Sailing Team at the Sailing Worlds day 8
Postponement flags got more air time
Posted on 19 Aug 2023
Australian sailors at Allianz Sailing Worlds day 8
Price and Haseldine Win Bronze, Secure Olympic Nation Quota
Posted on 18 Aug 2023
US Sailing Team at the Sailing Worlds day 7
Qualifiers for the Games noted
Posted on 18 Aug 2023
Australian sailors at Allianz Sailing Worlds day 7
Australians close in on Medal Races and Olympic Quotas
Posted on 18 Aug 2023
US Sailing Team at the 2023 Sailing Worlds day 6
Betsy Alison wins the Women's Hansa 303 class
Posted on 17 Aug 2023
"Cinderella" Alison clinches gold
At the 2023 Allianz Sailing World Championships
Posted on 16 Aug 2023
Allianz Sailing World Championships day 5
Cichocki wraps up Men's Hansa 303 gold while Women's Hansa 303 goes down to the wire
Posted on 15 Aug 2023
Allianz Sailing World Championships day 4
First medals decided
Posted on 14 Aug 2023
Australian sailors at Allianz Sailing Worlds day 4
Riding The Hague's famous 'Magic Carpet'
Posted on 14 Aug 2023
Australian sailors at Allianz Sailing Worlds day 3
Seven Aussies into Gold Fleet Racing
Posted on 13 Aug 2023
Allianz Sailing World Championships day 3
Wearn vows to fight back, Stipanovic sparkles and super Swedes shine
Posted on 13 Aug 2023
Allianz Sailing World Championships day 2
Dutch pair make their move
Posted on 12 Aug 2023
2023 Hansa Nationals at Rutland
Testing conditions for the sailors on the water and great socials ashore
Posted on 12 Aug 2023
Allianz Sailing World Championships day 1
Strong start by Italian duo in The Hague
Posted on 11 Aug 2023
2023 Allianz Sailing World Championships preview
1200 of the world's best sailors get ready to take to the water
Posted on 9 Aug 2023
Hansa Class UK TT at Carsington
Carsington Sailability volunteers offered a warm welcome to the fleet
Posted on 25 Jul 2023
Northampton Hansa TT
A superb mixed fleet of 25 boats in all four classes
Posted on 26 Jun 2023
Portuguese Junior and Senior Nationals
Over 150 sailors competed 4 days of races across 7 classes
Posted on 14 Jun 2023
Mariners of Bewl crowned Club of the month
ParalympicsGB celebrate as part of 'Every Body Moves' campaign
Posted on 13 Jun 2023
Links
Hansa UK Nationals Attendance
see the full nationals attendance table here

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Charles Weatherly (VIC) took the NSW Liberty Championship while daughter Ali was best of the Liberty Para Sailors
© Marg Fraser-Martin
Chris Symonds (TAS) claimed four trophies over the weekend with crew Manuela Klinger in the two-person competition
© Marg Fraser-Martin
The Hansa 303 was sailed in one and two-person divisions
© Marg Fraser-Martin
Paulien Chamberlain (NZL) sailed a borrowed boat in the last race to secure second place in the Hansa 303 one-person division
© Marg Fraser-Martin
Rory McKinna
© Marc Turner
Hansa World Championships at Portimão, Portugal - the British team
© Nicky Durston
Hansa World Championships at Portimão, Portugal - Logan Bell from Rutland Sailability
© @portimaochampionships23
Hansa World Championships at Portimão, Portugal - Rory McKinna collecting his prize for 3rd Hansa 303 - one-person - Clyde Cruising Club
© @portimaochampionships23
Hansa World Championships at Portimão, Portugal - Logan Bell downwind
© Claire Morris
Hansa World Championships at Portimão, Portugal - 303 2-person start
© @portimaochampionships23
Hansa World Championships at Portimão, Portugal - Paul Phillips - 2nd Liberty - Frensham Pond Sailability
© @portimaochampionships23
A hydraulic hoist - it can rotated from the wheelchair on the jetty, over to the dinghy alongside
© Magnus Smith
A 'soft sling' for hoisting sailors into boats (more comfortable and more supportive than smaller slings, but a faff to get it under your body whilst already sitting in the wheelchair)
© Magnus Smith
Hoist process step 6 - the hoist is detached, and the sling (black fabric on right of photo) can be left under the sailor
© Magnus Smith
A winch-operated hoist on a jetty, for lifting wheelchair users into a dinghy
© Magnus Smith
A hydraulic hoist on a jetty, for lifting wheelchair users into a dinghy
© Magnus Smith
Hoist process step 5 - just before touchdown, hold any cushions in place, as supporting a person well makes a massive difference to their ability to enjoy the sail (cushions can be wedge-shaped or very flat)
© Magnus Smith
Hoist process step 3 - the wheelchair can be backed away, and the hoist rotates to move the sailor over the boat moored alongside
© Magnus Smith
Hoist process step 2 - check the sailor is ready before pumping on the handle to raise them up (the sling will gradually tighten around them and could be painful if not in the right place)
© Magnus Smith
Barcolana: Spectacular day of racing with para sailing and next generation foil academy
© Martina Orsini / Barcolana
EUROSAF Inclusive Sailing European Championship 2023
© Agustin Arguelles @aasailing
EUROSAF Inclusive Sailing European Championship 2023
© Agustin Arguelles @aasailing
2023 Hansa National TT Series at Frensham
© Sean Warnock
2023 Hansa National TT Series at Frensham
© Sean Warnock
2023 Hansa National TT Series at Frensham
© Sean Warnock
2023 Hansa National TT Series at Frensham
© Sean Warnock
2023 Hansa National TT Series at Frensham
© Sean Warnock
Hansa TT at Midland SC
© Phil Reeves
Hansa TT at Midland SC
© Phil Reeves
Hansa TT at Midland SC
© Phil Reeves