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Aug 01 2022

Endeavour Trophy results 2022

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Endeavour Trophy results 2022. Congratulations to Allen & Paul and well done to everyone else for a great day’s racing.

Wes Absolom (Race Officer)

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Aug 01 2022

Sandhoppers For Sale ** Updated **

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Hi If you are interested in purchasing a Sandhopper please contact us at [email protected]
There are currently a number of boats available.
Prices are:
£750 – Afloat at TBYC – Sold within a couple of days and is now at TEYC.
*sold *£1650 – Afloat at TBYC with a tender
£1750 – Afloat at Leigh on Sea
£3000 -Afloat at TBYC
*sold* £3500 The newest boat available (Sail number 150)- Ashore and can be put afloat or delivered, currently at Gravesend. 
* Sold * We now have another Sandhopper available at TBYC afloat for £700 please let me know if you are interested in this or any of the others mentioned above.
There also maybe a project boat available in Wales, we are waiting for confirmation of the details. Update this is for sale on Facebook for £1600

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Jul 31 2022

TBYC Endeavour 2022 winners

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Congratulations to the TBYC Endeavour 2022 winners, Allen Burrell & Paul Beasley in Bluejacket. Thank you to Wes Absolom and Harrison Floyd for officiating the race and dealing with the challenging light conditions. Special thanks to all of the Sandhopper owners that gave their boats so readily for the race and then supported today and the fantastic volunteers as ever. There was some great close racing in some challenging conditions and multiple winners in the races today, proving how close the competition was!

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Jul 29 2022

Endeavour Trophy – 2022 – Sailing Instructions

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Can sailors and the owners of the Sandhoppers please be at the slipway for 10:30 this Saturday morning for the briefing.

The sailing instructions are can be found in this link: Endeavour-Sailing-Instructions-2022

This years competitors are:

Sandhopper – Primo  Chris Clarke & Ken Clarke

Cruiser – The Dogs Paul Farrall & Alex Farrall

Finn – Bluejacket Allen Burrell & Paul Beasley

Sprint – Remedy Gary Sverdloff & Andrew Hannah

Windward/Leeward – Nemesis Nick Elmore & Andrew Wood

Hurricane – Zeus Harry Boygle & George Warrington

Cadet – Squiffy Cadet Week Winner & Alex Warrington

Laser – Disco Chris Boshier & Dominic Speller

Good luck and thank you to all of the Sandhopper owners that have let your boats be used for the race of champions at TBYC again.

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Jul 27 2022

Sandhopper National Championships 2022 – 13th & 14th August

Good morning.
The Sandhopper National Championships are here again on the 13th and 14th of August 2022 and with all that has been going on and with a drive for us to get back to Burnham week for the first time in many years, I may not have been shouting enough about how fantastic this event is for our wonderful class of boat.
This year we are also celebrating 50 years of Sandhoppers at TBYC, although a little over 50 yrs, but we can blame Covid for that. So, everyone is welcome to join us to celebrate the class on the Saturday night (13th August) for a BBQ at TBYC. I will issue details as to the cost of this shortly and a reply from you would be very helpful to know If you are joining as this has an impact as to that cost!
Now onto the racing. Everyone with a Sandhopper is obviously welcome to join in, we have Primo available for those that don’t have a boat, it is not currently booked for the nationals. Therefore, if you would like it, please let me know before next Friday and I will put the names in a hat and then let you know if you have been the lucky one!
Also, if you have a Sandhopper and you cannot or don’t want to compete but would be happy for an experienced sailor to compete in your boat, please let me know. Conversely if you would like to race in a Sandhopper at the Nationals and don’t have a boat let me know, I may be able to arrange a boat for you, or a crewing opportunity. Maybe a Win Win.
The NoR & SI along with the Application form are attached. The NoR and SI are in Draft form and will be finalised in a week, if you spot any omissions, please let me know.

If you intend to compete, if you could let me know it would be useful as I will be ordering trophies etc. very shortly.

As ever if there is anything I can do to help you get sailing please let me know

Sandhopper 2022 Entry Form docx

Kind regards
Scott James
TBYC Sandhopper Class Capt & SCBA Chair

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Jul 18 2022

Sandhopper S150 – For Sale **Sold**

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Built in 1996

Comes with:

A suit of Hyde sails, Dolphin spinnaker, Lonton and Gray sails which are old but ok for cruising. 

Some of the blocks, sheets and halyards (now in  4mm dyneema) have been replaced, New foil bag made by Wilkinsons of Faversham which is unused, Older cover 

Asking price £3500 

The boat was previously owned by the David Johnson who replaced the floor, just before it was sold in 2020.

The boat is in Gravesend, can be put afloat there or delivered to you!


Contact Paul Winterflood for more details

[email protected]

07720 617534

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Jul 14 2022

Help! Saturday Race officers needed

Julian and I are Race officer and Assistant RO this Saturday, however can’t be here to run the racing and need so ask someone to step in please.
Sat 16th @ 13.30 Shorebox start.

Update: Thank you Phil Crawford for volunteering as RO – WE DO STILL NEED AN ASSISTANT PLEASE… No experience necessary, just write sail numbers and times..! 

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Jun 27 2022

*** Now Sold *** Sandhopper for Sale – £500 – Afloat at TBYC

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SeaJay is for Sale £500 – Afloat at TBYC
Grab yourself a bargain
Two additional old sets of sails OK for cruising.
The cover was new last year
An outboard bracket.
The mooring root was replaced 2 years ago.
Half the mooring chain is replaced every year so no part is more than 2 years old.
The floor was replaced about 7 years ago with marine ply that was epoxy resined both sides.
Some rigging has been replaced this year.
Contact Keith – [email protected]

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May 23 2022

TBYC / SCBA’s own Sandhopper for use by TBYC members.

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May 12 2022

Sandhopper T Shirts for 2022

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Hi All, I have put together a new Sandhopper T Shirt for this year. if you want to amend it to have your boat name on it, just add to your basket, go into edit and you can change what ever you like. (Remember to delete the original purchase from your basket otherwise you will end up with two!) You can also change the T shirt basis from Mens to Womens or the Style or make a Jumper… Its up to you.. Its easier or a tablet or pc/mac rather than a phone as the text is a little small!


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