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Hornet Services Sailing Club.
23 May 1964. Established as Hornet Sailing Club, at former HMS Hornet, Coastal Forces Base, Gosport, Portsmouth.
Initially membership was restricted to those who had been members of the Royal Naval Sailing Association for at least two years.

Burgee: white/blue; fly side of white hoist panel is a shallow angle pointing towards the tip of the burgee. On the white panel, a red naval crown above the side view of a black and yellow hornet, facing the hoist.

1972. Joint Services Sailing Centre formed and based at Hornet.

April 2013. Name of club changed to Hornet Services Sailing Club with membership open to personnel from all three Armed Forces, their veterans and their families.

30 May 2014. Warrant for plain Blue Ensign signed by Secretary of State for Defence.
David Prothero, 8 March 2015


[Hornet Services Sailing Club] image by Clay Moss, 5 April 2015