Racing

14 September, 2018

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, […]

News, Racing
11 September, 2018

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 […]

Development, News, Racing, Social
7 August, 2018

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
3 August, 2018

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 […]

News, Racing
22 July, 2018

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
7 June, 2018

Shiny new buoys for the juniors

Through a very generous donation from the Eric Twiname Trust, our juniors now have their own dedicated racing buoys and can join the older sailors out at sea. Our burgeoning Youth fleet have so far had to use small green marks which readily disappear behind the waves but thanks to the Eric Twiname Trust, they […]

News, Racing, Training
4 June, 2018

A busy weekend for Shoreham SC

It was a busy weekend for Shoreham SC which started on Friday, when two Ladies teams were invited to a Sussex YC match racing event run from their Southwick base in Sonars. The event is run by the Sussex Youth team to raise funds for their racing this season, and a really wonderful evening was […]

News, Racing
2 June, 2018

Slipway update – June 2018

Progress continues on the slipway, which is starting to look like a very impressive addition to the club. We are sad to report that there have been additional delays, so we have had to further revise the racing schedule – see the calendar. As it stands the contractors will be moving off-site during the week […]

News, Racing
22 May, 2018

Next race is 15 July – 1100hrs

If you intend to race we would recomend that you get there in plenty of time as we will be racing out at sea and as the slipway is narrower it will take more time to get the safety boats and all the dinghies on the water, as well as a slightly longer sail to […]

News, Racing
28 March, 2018

Easter Cup!!!

Finally we get to hit the water and the new season kicks off in style with the Easter Cup – our first racing, and the first trial of the temporary slipway. If you intend to race we would recomend that you get there in plenty of time (start time 11.30) as the slipway is narrower […]

News, Racing
9 March, 2018

A new temporary slipway

As previously published, the delays with the build of our new slipway will mean that there will be a few changes for the start of the season. To ensure we can all get out onto the water, the contractors will be creating a temporary slipway in the North West corner of the club. We have […]

News, Racing
16 February, 2018

Start of the season

With the imminent start to the season, we are pleased to say that we intend to start on time with the Easter Cup, however if you have been down to the club you will see that our new slipway is not finished, and won’t be in time for 1st April. We are in discussion with […]

News, Racing
20 August, 2017

SYC Black Rock Race – 2nd Sept

The annual Black Rock race run by Sussex YC will take place on 2nd September, starting from a line to the East of the harbour, at 0915hrs for dinghies. Steve Popple will be at Shoreham SC to take entries, the form can be downloaded here.  

News, Racing
31 July, 2017

Merlin Rocket open report

The forecast for the Merlin open promised everything (except snow) and delivered just that! Not put off by the prospect of what the weather gods had in store a fleet of 30 arrived to sunshine – although the rain arrived as expected in time for the start of race one. Dominating in the light winds, […]

Merlin Rocket, News, Racing
22 July, 2017

Merlin and Fireball open 2017

We’re looking forward to welcoming the Merlin Rockets and Fireballs to Shoreham at the weekend – Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July. We are excited to be offering the same popular format as last year with six races on shorter courses with a target race time of 45 minutes each. The galley will be open […]

Merlin Rocket, News, Racing
18 July, 2017

Shoreham merlins in Salcombe

Shoreham members were competing in ten of the 120 boats entered in the Salcombe YC Merlin week, and were supported by a wonderful shore crew including the Chaplin family who ensured we were all fed and watered at their annual fish-pie evening. Bathed in sunshine for the duration, and some testing conditions, Alex and Taxi […]

Merlin Rocket, News, Racing
18 April, 2017

Easter cup success

We had two fantastic days of racing at Shoreham SC over the Easter weekend and welcomed visitors from around the country who, with a strong home fleet meant we had 36 competitors across the two days, including eleven Merlin Rockets (which might explain why the black flag came out!). Winners of the Easter cup (for […]

News, Racing
1 March, 2017

Junior racing

This season we will be trialling four junior racing days when we will run an inner-course on our standard racing course out at sea. Working with Adur Sailing Club, the Scouts, Sussex YC and our own improver team we are looking for a development pathway from sailing in the harbour to joining in with club […]

Development, News, Racing, Training
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