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UK National Champs PEYC
29th June - 2nd July

Full Detaikls

4th May 2017

Rachel Alvarado's
YouTube videos

Added March 2017 - A series of 3 winter talks from the guys at the front of the Scottish 707 fleet- Upwind, Downwind and Starts.

Talk 1
Talk 2
Talk 3

25th March 2017

2016 Results
Excel spreadsheet showing
all results for 2016

8th February 2017

2017 Application Form

18th January 2017

Class Rules
The 707 class rules have been updated for 2015

8th September 2015

Sail Prices
2014 Sail prices added to buying page

28th June 2014

General updates
Subs form for 2014
Calendar Page - multiple updates
Front page archived

14th February

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New Spinnaker Design

Elvstrom Spinnaker News New Spinnaker design

All new 707 Spinnakers which have been ordered during the Winter Offer will have the new Vertical Centre Panel Layout.

The Vertical panels transfer the loads evenly through the sail, rather than hitting the old horizontal panels at 45 Degrees causing distortion.

The main advantage will be when close Reaching , as the Spinnaker should be more stable, dead running any advantage will be negligible.

Note. When Designing a Spinnaker we only lay panels over one half of the mould and Laser cut each panel twice for perfect symmetry.

15th December 2011

Event dates 2012

Events list has been updated -

See Calendar page

We now have confirmed dates for all the major 707 events for 2012. In addition to the regular events, I am very pleased that we have reinstated the Southern Areas in our calendar, after a gap of a few years. The event will be run as part of the RSrnYC June Regatta.

May 5-7 Eastern Areas Royal Corinthian YC Burnham on Crouch
May 26-27 Northern Areas Scarborough YC Scarborough
June 9-10 Southern Areas Royal Southern YC Hamble
July 19-22 National Championship Stone SC River Blackwater, Essex
September 29-30 Scottish Areas Royal Forth YC Edinburgh

The National Championship will be at Stone Sailing Club on the River Blackwater, as discussed at the 2011 AGM. It promises to be a great event, so book the time off work now! Detailed planning is in progress, and we’ll let you know the programme, NOR, SI, etc as soon as we have them. Racing will start on Thursday 19th, but you will need to get your boat in the water on the Wednsday. I know you will want to get accommodation sorted out, so here is what is available:

Camping will be available on the club grounds and camper vans can go in the car park

Waterside Caravan Park is a commercial site which is about a 15min walk from the Club. Check it out at and select St Lawrence Bay.

There are also self-catering and B&B properties available, see attached list

If you have any questions about any of the events, please contact the appropriate area rep or class chairman Paul Gray.

I look forward to seeing you at as many of the events as possible!

Paul Gray

27th November 2011
updated 12th November 2011

Elvstrom Sails

Winter Offer from Elvstrom Sails

Hunter 707 Association Members 2011/12 WINTER OFFER
Offer available from 1ST November to 20th December 2011

Retail Price WINTER Non-Members
EPEX Mainsail £1423.00 £1138.00 £1565.00
EPEX Jib £577.00 £461.00 £635.00
Spinnaker £927.50 £837.00 £1019.00
RYA TAG £5.00 £5.00 £5.00

Prices exclude VAT & shipping

Terms and conditions apply.

Ordering Sails.

If you are a 707 Class Association full member you can buy sails at a discounted rate and help your Association. To place your orders, please contact The Secretary: Julia Batchelor by email: post: 11 Bouvel Drive, Burnham on Crouch, Essex CM0 8TW or telephone: 01621 78102. Send her your requirements and sail number. Julia will confirm you are a member of the Association and send you a copy of the email to Elvstrom. IF YOU DO NOT RECEIVE AN EMAIL CONFIRMING YOUR ORDER, PLEASE CONTACT THE SECRETARY.

You will then receive an invoice from Elvstrom and deal with them directly for payment and delivery times etc.

If you are not yet a member of the Association, you can join here for £50 for the year. Click here to download an application form. or contact the Secretary for details.

6th November 2011
updated 12th November 2011


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2016 AGM Documents

2016 Minutes

Rachel Alvarado's
YouTube videos

Added March 2017 - A series of 3 winter talks from the guys at the front of the Scottish 707 fleet- Upwind, Downwind and Starts.

Talk 1
Talk 2
Talk 3

2012 Northerns
Spinnaker Rigging
Spinnaker Handling

Class Rules

The current class rules can be found here (pdf file)