Sailing Success at Isle of Wight F18 and Hurricane Nationals

Over 100 sailors took part in this year’s F18 and Hurricane 5.9 Nationals, the UK’s largest catamaran event sponsored by Dinghy Insurance provider Insurance4dinghies.

The event took place at the Yaverland Sailing and Boat Club in Sandown Bay, the Isle of Wight from 12-14 August. Participants enjoyed fabulous sailing conditions at what is argued to be the highlight event of the season, with the eventual winners Richie Hanmore and Steve Pyman in the British Hurricane Class National Champions and Rob Wilson and Marcus Lynch in the F18 class.

Insurance4Dinghies’ own Sales Director John Tuckwell found himself among the podium takers coming in fifth position overall with his sailing partner Christopher Hanmore in the Hurricane Class.

In keeping with its philosophy to support the communities it insures, Insurance4dinghies frequently sponsors local and national sailing events.

Already this year the firm has sponsored; the RS Tera National Championships at Hayling Island Sailing Club, the Sigma 38 Class Association National Championships at the Weymouth & Portsmouth Sailing Academy and Bassenthwaite Sailing Club’s 2011 Regatta.

As a major Dinghy Insurance provider Insurance4dinghies is also supporting the Port of Dartmouth Sailing Regatta later in August and recently gave a young dinghy sailor, Scott Wallis from Hampshire, £2000 in financial support. is the specialist Dinghy Insurance Quotation service within Towergate Mardon a leading provider of boat insurance and part of the Towergate Partnership. The business has over 30 years experience in the marine sector and its team comprises many experienced sailors.

Towergate Partnership is Europe’s largest independently-owned insurance intermediary offering over 200 specialist insurance products and employing more than 3500 people in 100 offices.

For more information visit:

Towergate Mardon
New Zealand House
60-162 Abbey Foregate
[email protected]

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