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THE RESULTS OF THE PHOTO COMPETITION 2017 - 18 ARE ANNOUNCED.
And the winning picture of this year's competition is....

Len Hiley with photo number 17 - Hurley 27 Emu approaches the Lizard. Len will receive first prize of £100.

We then have joint second place, both from the Netherlands. Photo number 1 - Hurley 18, Stockholm archipelago taken by Hjalmar Nyquist and Photo number 10 - Hurley 700, the Oosterschelde taken by René van Hamn who will both receive £ 50 prizes (or the equivalent in euros)

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS AND THANK YOU TO YOU ALL FOR TAKING PART.


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1. Taken by me, Hjalmar Nyquist in the Stockholm Archipelago after a fantastic sail to the very outskirts of the archipelago, where it all becomes ocean. Hurley 18, 196. Hjalmar Nyquist 2. Grey Seal taken at her mooring in Brixham by John Shaddick
3. This is Flash & Urchin enjoying a sundowner at the Green Bank, Falmouth. Taken by Will Thompson. 4. Katrina at sunset on the River Orwell. This was taken in July this year on the evening before my first North Sea crossing from Pin Mill to Neiuwpoort. Taken by Sam Tyrrell

5. A lovely pair of Hurley 22s. Strider and Desiree together in Bembridge Habrour. Taken by Ian Sinclair. 6. The year 2018 may well be remembered for the heatwave but it came after a long winter. This was taken by Mike Carter at Poole Yacht Club in March. There is a Hurley in there!
7.August 2018 21.22 BST. The sun sets behind Beer Head and the wind freshens, promising a quick run back to Lyme Regis. My sailing buddy Dennis at the helm of my Silhouette Mk. IV “Mischief Maker”. Taken by Robert Oldfield. 8. Osiris on her way back to Bembridge. Taken by Peter Sebire.
9.Taken by Steve Disney. 10. My partner and I sailing my Hurley 700 with , our slightly oversized asymmetrical spinnaker at the Oosterschelde (Eastern Scheldt) in the Netherlands. This picture was taken on 23/08/2017 by my Father René van Hamn
11. Taken by Phil Kirby at Broadsands near Paignton when we saw Dave Spalding in his H22 Talmine 12. Taken by Tim Sharman during HOA rally at Bembridge last year.
13. Dalriada, taken by Martin Robinson. 14. Taken by Ralph-Soren Geike from Flensburg..
15. H30/90 Benisimo in Dartmouth. Taken by Anthony Hart. 16. Hurley at dusk. Taken by Angus Clayton.
17. Returning from the Azores, H27 Emu approaches the Lizard with a spring tide and against a rising wind. Taken by Len Hiley. 18. Late in the evening on the 1st of September 2018, this young couple anchor their H22 at Turnaware. Taken by Bruce Carter.
19. Hurley 22 with sail number 906, laying moored down at the island "Dode Hond" near the Dutch city of Huizen. Taken by Allard Katstra. 20 Taken by Yolanda Archibald.
21. Summer Breeze. Taken by Chris Deane. 22. Owner's daughter chilling with her friend on a day trip. Taken by Peter Mazereeuw on his Hurley 700.
23. Awaiting haul-out. Taken by David Adamson. 24. Flying in formation. Taken by Henry Leivers

Here are the Competition Rules and links to earlier Competitions: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.