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Show news Oldest videos of sailing in Hornet dinghies
A look back into our video archive
Posted on 1 Dec 2023
Hornet Nationals at Mumbles overall
Terry Curtis and Gavin Poulion wear the crown
Posted on 18 Aug 2023
Hornet Nationals at Mumbles day 2
The racing was overshadowed by the fantastic talent show on the water
Posted on 11 Aug 2023
Hornet Nationals 2023 at Mumbles Day 1
A warm welcome at Mumbles with sunshine, beer and breeze
Posted on 10 Aug 2023
Hornet Nationals 2023 - Runners & Riders
The fleet is set Mumbles on the Gower Peninsula this week
Posted on 8 Aug 2023
Hornet class at the Rutland Final Fling
Blue skies, warmer than average temperatures and solid 20 knot winds
Posted on 20 Oct 2022
Hornet Nationals 2022 at Weymouth
Mike McNamara adds another title to his CV
Posted on 26 Jul 2022
Bob Fisher's last wave
Something very special took place at the Hornet Europeans
Posted on 10 Sep 2021
8 Bells: Bob Fisher - Mr America's Cup
The larger-than-life yachtsman, journalist and author passes away at 85
Posted on 26 Jan 2021
Bob Fisher - The second Wise and Witty Man
A key influencer in the world of sailing
Posted on 14 Jan 2021
Hornet Nationals at Stone
A strong wind event on the River Blackwater
Posted on 7 Sep 2019
Hornet Nationals Runners & Riders
Racing starts on the River Blackwater tomorrow
Posted on 16 Aug 2019
Hornets at Port Dinorwic
The third of three consecutive weekends racing in North Wales for the fleet
Posted on 10 May 2019
Bala Easter Regatta and Hornet Welsh Open preview
Enjoy some beautiful views of Llyn Tegid!
Posted on 4 Apr 2019
Hornet Final Fling at Rutland
Competitors from Scotland, Wales and England
Posted on 30 Oct 2018
Hornet Europeans at Thorpe Bay
Fleet greeted with hailstones from hell
Posted on 29 Aug 2018
Hornets at Stone
You don't need a weather man to know which way the sea-breeze blows
Posted on 19 Jul 2018
Early entry deadline approaches
For the Hornet Europeans at Thorpe Bay
Posted on 24 May 2018
Hornets at Maylandsea Bay
An early start after a Friday night curry
Posted on 6 Sep 2017
Hornet Nationals at Colwyn Bay
Prophetic labelling on the racing marks
Posted on 18 Aug 2017
Learning & Skills Solutions Pyefleet Week overall
Concludes in style with sunset prize giving
Posted on 13 Aug 2017
Learning & Skills Solutions Pyefleet Week day 6
Champagne sailing at last
Posted on 12 Aug 2017
Learning & Skills Solutions Pyefleet Week day 5
Great inclusive racing in the Parent and Child Class
Posted on 11 Aug 2017
Learning & Skills Solutions Pyefleet Week day 4
Big Wednesday hits the spot despite torrential rain
Posted on 10 Aug 2017
Learning & Skills Solutions Pyefleet Week day 3
Snakes and ladders, rain, thunder and lightning
Posted on 9 Aug 2017
Learning & Skills Solutions Pyefleet Week day 2
Mixed conditions in Brightlingsea Harbour
Posted on 8 Aug 2017
Learning & Skills Solutions Pyefleet Week day 1
Spectacular start in classic sea breeze conditions
Posted on 7 Aug 2017
Hornets at Port Dinorwic
Alongside the Miracles and the club's Vaynol Cup
Posted on 15 May 2017
Chris Hogan sadly passes away
After a two-year battle with cancer
Posted on 30 Sep 2016
Hornets at Maylandsea Bay
First open since the European Championships
Posted on 7 Sep 2016
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Hornet rigging up in 1969
© British Pathé
Chase Sailing Club Polar Pursuit Race 2023
© Dave Watkins
Chase Sailing Club Polar Pursuit Race 2023
© Dave Watkins
Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Richard Woffinden
Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Ancel Davison
Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Ancel Davison
Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Richard Woffinden
Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Ancel Davison
Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Ancel Davison
Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Richard Woffinden
Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Ancel Davison
Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Richard Woffinden
Day 2 of the Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Sam Woolner
Day 2 of the Hornet National Championship at Mumbles
© Sam Woolner
River Exe Regatta 2023
© Heather Davies
River Exe Regatta 2023
© Heather Davies
River Exe Regatta 2023
© Heather Davies
In many ways Jack Holt's Hornet can lay claim to be one of the primary sources of performance dinghy DNA, yet in simple hull development terms, this was again a small step forward rather than a radical departure
© Belinda and Paul Cook Archive
Winter sailing at Chase SC
© CSC
Hornet class at the Rutland Final Fling
© Hornet class
Hornet class at the Rutland Final Fling
© Hornet class
River Exe Regatta 2022
© Heather Davies
River Exe Regatta 2022
© Heather Davies
River Exe Regatta 2022
© Heather Davies
River Exe Regatta 2022
© Heather Davies
Jo Powell wins the Puffin Island Race - Menai Straits Regatta 2022
© Ian Bradley
Hywel Poole memorial race - 75th Anniversary Weekend at Port Dinorwic
© Alan Williams
Early Hornet with a sliding plank for the crew
© Hornet Class Association
Chichester YC Dinghy Week 2021
© CYC
Back in 1967, the Burnham Icicle was very much the premier winter event, with a win giving a real boost to the profile of both the helm ( and crew) and the boat
© Yeldham / Hornet Class / Y&Y