The Hardy Owners Club magazine is published three times annually and is sent to all current Members of the Club. Contributions are welcomed.
Magazine No. 118 April 2013
Editor’s Foreword - Membership Matters Announcement of New HOC Hon. Secretary - Winds of Change for Hardy Marine – introducing Windboats Hardy Motor Boats Ltd - Hardy Seawings 254 “Axarquia” Hans and Ingrid Friedrich share their Hardy experiences from Germany - Marine Environmental Issues – ‘Strandings’ and how you can help - Simon Kidd discusses Trim Tabs - Claire and Ian Drinkwater enthuse about their Hardy Navigator “Katie” - Useful reference books for your Hardy library - Fish & Tips - the growing sport of sea kayak fishing - Canopies – The first of many future reviews of canopy manufacturers - Clive and Julie ffitch’s introduction to Hardy boats – “Adele” their newly acquired 1989 Family Pilot - Sillette Marine – Prop Protectors – What they are and how to fit them - “Foolhardy” – Vic Sims’s pride and joy, a Hardy 25, now sold and looking for an upgrade – can you help? - Regalia – Introducing Some New Items - Marine Market
Magazine No. 117 January 2013
Editor’s Foreword/HOC Website Forum Changes - Membership Matters - Treasurer’s Report - Our Cover Girl Sarah May - Webmaster John Watson’s Hardy 42 Commodore - Be Alarmed! Be Very Alarmed! Rod Daniels of Craftinsure advises on boat alarms - Gas Bubble Tester by HOC member Sue Sydney - More Burning Issues - HOC member and Marine Surveyor Simon Kidd advises on fire extinguishers - Prospero - Wendy Goddard enthuses about her Hardy 36 Sedan - Tribute to Mark Funnell, MD of Hardy Marine - Poole Bridges - Issues with lifting bridges in Poole harbour, from HOC Officer Peter Mooney - Young Hardys - the Great River Race 2012 - Hardy Pilot SE Bluebell - a Fine Craft, by HOC Treasurer Eric Pearson - The Day Job - Martin Cadman describes the role and duties of a Marine Pilot - Announcement of 2012 THO Competition Winners - Regalia - buy your HOC gear here! - Marine Market - see the latest Hardys for sale
Magazine No. 116 September 2012
Editor's Foreword Membership - Matters - 2012: What a Year! - Jubilee and Olympics Retrospective - Anakara: A River Pilot with Spirit! - A Family-Friendly Hardy: aboard the Jura Pilot, with Dominic Gribbin & his family - Adventures with 'Indy', a PH 17, Fish 'n' tips: fishing column and competition -Young Hardys: Warspite Sea Scouts - Job Done: FP wheelhouse decking and cushions refurb - Birds Eye View: the female perspective - Regalia - Marine Market.
Magazine No. 115 April 2012
Editor's Foreword - Membership Matters - Learning the Ropes with the Master Ropemakers of Chatham - Me & My Boat: the fitting out of Roger Garwood's Family Pilot 'Kerilee' - Insurance tips - saving a few pounds without Risking a Fortune - The Boat Safety Scheme - 'Fish & Tips' Fishing Column - 'Nolan IV' Roy Proctor's Sailing Report - Shipwrites Letters Page - Regalia - Marine Market
Magazine No. 114 January 2012
Editor's Foreword - Membership Matters - Treasurers Report - Competition Winners - Me & My Boat - Propeller Advice - Hardy Boats at Droitwich - HOC at Southampton Boat Show - Fish & Tips - Young Hardys - Port Chantereyne - Shipwrites - Regalia - Marine Market.
Magazine No. 113 Special 30th Edition
Editor's Foreword - Membership Matters
- The Birth of the HOC, by Andrew Andrews - Working with John
Hardy, by Colin Mudie RDI - John Hardy, Tribute by the Editor - The
Early Days - Gallery of Members Boats - Regalia - Marine Market.
Magazine No. 112 April 2011
Editor's Foreword – Membership Matters & April Meet Dates – Boat Shows, the Recession, and Inspiration: Hardy Marine’s return to the London Boat Show – Me & My Boat: ‘Kittiwake’, a Hardy Family Pilot - Fish & Tips: new fishing column – Young Hardys: the Return of the Warspite Sea Scouts – SmartWater anti-criminal system - Anguilla III: a Hardy Fishing 20 part 2, Exploration – Osmosis: Don’t Panic! A Surveyor’s Point of View – Regalia – Advertisements – Marine Market.
Magazine No. 111 January 2011
Editor's Foreword - Membership Matters - Treasurer's Report - Hull Gelcoat: Colour Restoration and Protection - Hooray & Up She Rises: RNLI Training Facility in Poole - "Anguilla III": a Hardy Fishing 20 Renovation & Exploration - "Seabird": a 2001 Hardy Mariner - Insurance and how to avoid the claims game - New Fishing Column - 2010 Competition Winners - Young Hardys: Crab Invaders - Puzzles - Regalia - Advertisements - Marine Market.
Very occasionally back issues of the Magazine are still available to Members from the Editor and these are supplied at cost + p&p - ask the Editor on the CONTACT page.