All posts by: SSC Commodore

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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 […]


2018 successes for Shoreham SC

At Shoreham we have a number of very successful sailors who compete on the open circuits and at National sailing weeks and championships, here are just a few hilights from 2018 – if there is anyone that we have missed then please let us know by emailing Albacore 4th at Inland Championships: Louise Carr […]

Handicap, Merlin Rocket, News, Racing, Wayfarer

Reinstatement of our grounds

This week the contractors have been on site for the reinstatement of our grounds. A huge thank you to the members that moved the boats at the weekend – they are all now located on the grass directly infront of the club. Members are encouraged to check their boats and ensure that they are securely […]


AGM 2018 – 8 December 2018

The Shoreham SC AGM is scheduled for Saturday 8 December at 5pm at the clubhouse (to be followed by the prizegiving and an end of season party. We will update this page with the relevant documentation as it become available. Committee vacancies: There are the following vacancies on the Shoreham SC committee for which we […]


Brown Leaf 2018

The 3rd & 5th Lancing Sea Scouts Brown Leaf series was raced over two weekends on a course laid infront of the club. This years was a closely fought battle with Rhys Griffiths from Shoreham SC coming out on top. Well done to all the competitors and especially Ethan and Tom who were the runners […]

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Dinghy park reinstatement work

Exciting news, we have more information for you regarding the reinstatement of the dinghy park grass! The contractor will begin work on Monday 29th October. They’ll be removing material, de-compacting, laying topsoil, seeding, and so on. The small areas either side of the slipway will remain concrete, where the tap is, so we don’t end […]

Development, News

Barts Bash – Sunday 16

Its that time of year when we get to join our friends at Lancing Sailing Club to take part in Barts Bash. Lancing will run two races back-to-back, starting at 1100hrs – so please make sure you leave plenty of time to sail there. The course will be trapezoid with average laps, and a 5, 4, […]

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The official opening

There were celebrations last week at Shoreham Sailing Club as we officially opened our new slipway. Any excuse for a party (and a chance for Shoreham Bake-off winner Rhys Griffiths to create another wonderful slipway cake!)! We were pleased to welcome many members and other harbour users to join in the fun including representatives from […]

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Slipway party

After a productive few weeks using our new slipway, it’s high time we got together for a proper slipway celebration, don’t you think? Toni is kindly organising drinks, nibbles, and a prestigious ribbon-cutting to officially open the slipway. The BBQ will of course be lit as well, so don’t forget to burger-up. This event doesn’t […]

News, Social

Merlin Open rescheduled

Great news!! After the cancellation of the Merlin Rocket open meeting last weekend, we are delighted to announce that we will be re-running the event as a one day meeting on Sunday 12th August. 11.00am start with 3 races back to back, to be run alongside club racing – Notice of race. Come and join us […]

Merlin Rocket, News, Racing

New slipway

We have our new slipway and those that have used it already will join me in saying what a wonderful thing it is. The slipway and dinghy park still require further work, but please bear with us while we just enjoy some sailing, and we will update members with the next phase of upheaval as […]

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Shepherd’s pie on Wed 15th August

Thanks to the ever wonderful Mandy we’re doing another Wednesday evening dinner on 15th August after racing. This time its Shepherd’s pie on the menu, £6 per head. Contact Mandy to book.


Lost property

The kit pictured is in lost property. Members have until Sunday to claim it and after that will be given to charity.


Not the event that was planned

As previously reported we had to cancel the Merlin and Osprey Open but it was still worthy of a great write-up by Frances Gifford on Yachts and Yachting. It was great that so many visitors stayed on despite no racing, and Shoreham SC put on a great show, so a HUGE thank you to all […]


Merlin and Osprey Open 2018

This weekend it the Merlin and Osprey open at Shoreham SC, the forecast for which looks amazing. We’re excited that it will be the first open on our new slipway and look forward to welcoming lots of Merlins and Ospreys. Registration open 10.00 – 12.00 on Saturday and 09.00 – 10.00 on Sunday Briefing at […]

Merlin Rocket, News, Racing

Working party Saturday 14 July 9am

The time has come and the handover of the slipway and getting our grounds back is imminent (Friday July 13), so although short notice we would like to organise a working party for Saturday 14 July starting at 9am. The aim of the Working party is to clear the car park and the grass area […]

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Slipway update – June 22

Painfully slow progress continues on the slipway, but it still continues… If you have been to the club you will know that more deadlines have been missed and they are still here on the 22 June. The latest target they have given us is 13 July, and the sailing programme has been changed to reflect […]

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