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Update 12 April

It has been great to see so many members enjoying the facilities and getting out on the water. Whilst we can now go sailing there are still restrictions in place and we ask all members to follow the advice below which is inline with guidance from the RYA and the Government. Changes from the last […]

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Update 29 March

The club is now open to members and we look forward to welcoming you. Whilst we can now go sailing there are still restrictions in place and we ask all members to follow the advice below which is inline with guidance from the RYA and the Government. Covid-19 specific advice for members All members come […]

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Shoreham SC are going green

And its not just the weed growing on the slipway! The committee have recently signed up to be more environmentally friendly and these are just some of the steps we have already taken; New nozzles for the hoses to reduce water flow Waterbutts for washing down boats and running the safety boat engines Regular beach […]

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Transitioning from junior to youth and beyond

The 420 class – “transitioning from junior to youth and beyond” Tuesday 16th March at 1900 an SSC online talk Jess gives her insight into what the 420 class has on offer for those transitioning and a ‘what she wishes she knew at 15’! What pitfalls to miss and the basics to get right. Jess […]

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Women on Water

Calling our female club members looking for some relaxed sessions in the harbour on a high tide, in club boats or your own. We’re looking at running the following Monday sesssions: 14 June at 3pm, 21 June at 7pm, 19 July at 7pm. If you’re interested please email Lou on rs200fleet@shorehamsailing.org

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Rules around the Racetrack

A detailed look at the rules applicable, in the order met when in a race. By Chris Simon / Regional rule Advisor RYA Please join us for a SSC start of the season get together online. Chris will take us through the rules we are likely to encounter from start to finish of a typical […]

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Limited edition SSC snoods

Limited edition club snoods available to buy for £10 including postage. Please email merchandise@shorehamsailing.org with your name and address and you will receive full payment instructions – if you have any questions then please ask.

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BYS recognised club

We’re really excited to announce that Shoreham Sailing Club has been awarded British Youth Sailing Recognised Club status by the RYA. Its a testament to the hard work of our volunteers, particularly Gareth, and the wonderful levels of junior activity that we currently have. Becoming a BYS recognised club reflects our commitment to delivering racing […]

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Happy new year

These are some of my words from my AGM report, and the photos I failed to share with those at the meeting! This is just a summary of what was a difficult year, but there were a lot of positives for the club; We got back on the water at the soonest opportunity in June, […]

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AGM 2020 – 15 December

The Shoreham SC AGM is scheduled for Tuesday 15 December at 1900hrs. The meeting will be conducted online using Zoom to adhere to the government’s Covid regulations. Zoom includes the option to dial in from your telephones as well as accessing it online through your tablet, PC or phone.    To attend the meeting you must […]

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2021 committee

We have a wonderful committee at the club who have seen us through a difficult year, and we thank everyone for their commitment. Particular thanks go to those that are stepping down; Jeff McTaggart, Chas Hammond, Martin Walker Those standing for re-election are; Commodore: Sophie Mackley Treasurer: Philip Ayton Secretary: Helen Hilditch Sailing Secretary: Ben […]

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Third letter of complaint to the EA

Due to the erosion pictured we have written our third letter of complaint to the Environment Agency and their contractors. Despite warning them about this (and other matters) in September, and a further call and email on Monday, no action has been taken. Thanks tho to Shoreham Port for the current safety measures. Dear Sirs, […]

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Update 5 November

After a conference call with the RYA last night, with great regret we have to announce that under the current Government legislation and RYA guidance we need to close the club and grounds during lockdown. The clubhouse, grounds and slipway are closed (excluding 3 below) No working parties unless for essential maintenance Members can check […]

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Shoreham SC Cooler series

Shoreham Sailing Club Cooler series will run over four weekends in November and visitors are welcome – subject to the Government Covid-19 restrictions in place at the time. We are offering 8 races (2 races back-to-back each Sunday) over four weekends, with the option to store your boat at the club. Entry for the full […]

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Battle of the beaches report

A last minute decision to run our annual Barts Bash event with neighbours Lancing Sailing Club saw 44 boats on the start line in a beautiful warm force three, sunshine and some cheeky waves to surf down. We meet half way between the two clubs off Shoreham Beach, with each club bringing a safety boat, […]

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Cancelled – RS200 open meeting

Cancelled: It is with great regret that Shoreham SC has decided we are unable to run the SEAS RS200 Open Meeting tomorrow, Saturday 26 September. This difficult decision has been made in view of a sub-optimal weather forecast (North West F5 gusting F7) combined with our own club guidelines mandating a conservative approach during the […]

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Wanted: Vice-commodore

My time as Commodore is nearly up, and we are looking for a successor(s) to step in as Vice-commodore for next season with a view to becoming Commodore after that. The club is in a great place at the moment so it’s a good time for consolidation – I’m in no way trying to put […]

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Barts Bash – Sunday 13 Sept

We’re excited to be partnering with Lancing Sailing Club to run Barts Bash on Sunday 13th September. The details of the racing are below, but in summary there will be one start for all competitors, raced on a trapezoid course and you have to go through the start/finish line every time. A second race will […]

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