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Mid-year update from the committee

The winter of muddy discontent seems like a distant memory and it was great to see that we had over 70 people on the water recently with club racing out at sea and Adur SC teaching and training in the harbour – a sure sign that the season is well under way and all is […]

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The big move

Most boats have moved to their new positions in the dinghy park and we have included in the plan all the boats currently registered in the database – if yours is not included then please amend your details in the membership database and let us know what boats have been added/removed at ssccommodore@hotmail.com so that […]

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Wayfarer and N12 open

The Wayfarer and National 12 open will take place at Shoreham SC, on the weekend of 15 and 16 June. We’re excited that it will be our first open from our reinstated grounds, offering plenty of space for rigging and a great surface for moving boats around. Entries will be accepted from 10.00 to 12.00 […]

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Needed: Handyman and galley assistant

We’re looking for the following – if you’re not a regular racer then this is a great chance to get in a duty (if you are a regular racer but still want to volunteer that would be wonderful!); Handyman or woman The boiler room door is in need of some TLC so we’re loooking for […]

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Duties 2019 – URGENT

Whether you race or not, as a members club we rely on all members to do duties – each member is required to do four duties. Without this contribution the club would not be there for you to store your boat, enjoy the lawn or just potter about on the water. In the past we […]

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Women on water at SYC

Looking to get on the water in a relaxed environment with some like-minded women? Then Sussex YC will be running their Women on Water sessions again this year – starting on Thursday 16th May. There will be lots of experienced sailors on hand to advise and assist – including Shoreham SC members Louise Carr and […]

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Update 22 March

Our dinghy park has been handed back to us, one year behind schedule, in a state that, whilst not grass, has the best chance of becoming grass that we could hope for! The entire surface that was occupied by the contractors has been covered with a layer each of; geotextile, subsoil, more geotextile, topsoil and […]

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Pete Allen

We’re saddened to have to share the news that club member Pete Allen passed away peacefully last week. Pete has been a long time member at Shoreham SC and he regularly provided much needed assistance manning the safety boats. Pete was a valued member of the club who will be sorely missed. Details of his […]

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RS200 Training Day

Our new RS200 fleet captain, Louise has organised an RS200 training day with experienced RS200 trainer and sailor Will Taylor. The training is scheduled for Saturday 29th June 2019 and will be cost £20 per boat – please contact Louise for further information – loubcarr@gmail.com

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Tesco Bags of Help

We have been successful in our bid to be included in the Tesco Bags of Help scheme. Our application is for some training boats for youngsters – moulded small single handers, which will be used by the Family and Improver group. As a minimum we will get £1000, which will go almost all the way […]

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Pre-season works

Its nice to say that we won’t be needing a working party to remove and replace the sleepers from the old slipway which is what normally happens at this time of year, but we still have plenty of jobs needing doing. Slipway – times to suit We’re looking for volunteers of two to ensure that […]

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Sailing season 2019

With the 2019 sailing season only four weeks away, we’re excited to have published the calendar, with some new additions and a return of the old favourites. The full calendar can be viewed here; Wednesday warm-up and wind-down race starting at 1830hrs (not included in the main Wednesday series’). A return of the Cooler series […]

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Update 20 February

Today we are one step (more like a leap and jump) closer to the reinstatement of the dinghy park. We had a meeting with the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord and the Port where we were presented with a proposed solution to the problem; Two french drains, running East-to-West and North-to-South The area where their […]

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Update 14 Feb

Not a lot to report but with just over 5 weeks until we gain a working dinghy park, we are waiting for the firm proposal from the Environment Agency as to how they will rectify the current muddy field. We do however have a meeting scheduled soon with our MP Tim Loughton, James Humphrys our […]

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Update 8 February

Another day, another update, and this update follows on from; Update 4 February Letter we sent to the Environment Agency, TVO and Mackleys. A meeting was called by the Environment Agency, which took place today. Jeff, Chas and Tony Parker (Port) met with Keely (EA) and Terry (TVO) and they have proposed to; Sort the […]

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Update 4 Feb

This update follows on from the letter we sent to the Environment Agency, TVO and Mackleys. Further to sending out our disgruntled letter, there has been a flurry of activity and responses – unfortunately a polite email response or phone call does not amount to the reinstatement of our grounds, or the resolution of our […]

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Letter to EA, TVO and Mackley

Members who have been to the club recently will have seen that our grounds are more akin to a muddy field than a dinghy park, and our committee have had to resort to writing the letter below to the decision-makers in the Environment Agency, and their contractors Team Van Oord and Mackley, with copies to […]

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2019 renewals

We’re really pleased to have received such a fantastic response to the early bird 10% discount on subscriptions for 2019 – in previous years we have offered 5%, but this year wanted to thank our loyal members given the disruption of last season. Orders have been coming in thick and fast through our new online […]

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