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
21 February, 2017

RYA powerboat course – March

We’re delighted to be able to be offer club members the chance to do an RYA Powerboat 2 course which Sussex YC will be running for us on the 18th and 19th March. The course will be run over two days and is offered to members at £175. The club is prepared to offer £50 […]

Development, News, Racing, Training
13 December, 2016

Success for Shoreham

Here is a round-up from when some of our racing members travelled to far-flung corners of the UK to compete in regatta weeks, Championships and national series’. There are top ten results across a range of classes, and if we have missed anyone off then please get in touch. Merlin Rocket Salcombe week – report […]

Merlin Rocket, News, Phantom, Racing, Wayfarer
22 November, 2016

2016 racing season round-up

This season we have enjoyed 42 separate days/evenings of racing as well as three shared events with Lancing sailing club, and successful open meetings for Merlin Rockets, Fireballs, Wayfarers and Phantoms. We have had 76 different boats competing from over 30 different classes with the largest fleets being Merlin Rockets, Lasers, Wayfarers, RS200s and Phantoms. […]

Handicap, Merlin Rocket, News, Phantom, Racing, Wayfarer
27 September, 2016

RYA Powerboat course – November 2016

We’re delighted to be offering club members the chance to do an RYA Powerboat 2 course which we will be running on the 5th and 6th November at Sussex Yacht Club. The course will be run over two days, and is offered to members at £170. The club is prepared to offer a £50 subsidy […]

News, Racing, Training
27 September, 2016

Battle of the Beaches

Barts Bash on Sunday 18th September was the culmination of three weekends of shared racing with Lancing sailing club. Over the three weekends, there were 73 boats entered with Lancing providing the bulk of these, however it was Shoreham Sailing Club’s Alan Warren, crewed by grandson William Carroll who won the Battle of the Beaches […]

News, Racing
6 September, 2016

Wayfarer open – 10th/11th Sept

Shoreham Sailing Club are looking forward to welcoming the Wayfarer Fleet for the Southerns on 10th/11th September Registration open from 10.00 on Saturday 10th with a briefing at 12.30 5 races in total with 3 on Saturday starting 14.00, 2 on Sunday starting 11.00 Evening meal at club on Saturday with free camping available and […]

News, Racing, Wayfarer
2 September, 2016

Wednesday evening prizegiving

As the Wednesday evening series has drawn to a close, we will be celebrating with a last BBQ and prizegiving on Wednesday 7 September. Weather permitting a few of us will be going for a last midweek sail from about 6.45.

News, Racing
23 August, 2016

Phantom open

This year also counted towards the Phantom class’s national Grand Prix series. 10 helms enjoyed three races on Saturday. Local Steve Popple won races 1 & 2 in champagne force 4 conditions.  Race 3 in progressively lighter conditions favoured local veteran Ivan Walsh who having nailed the start  bagged  his first open meeting race win. […]

News, Phantom, Racing
1 August, 2016

Merlin and Fireball open 2016

An enormous thank you to every single club member that made this event possible. Shoreham members delivered another fantastic open meeting and we have received some really positive comments from the competitors about the both the water and shore teams. THANK YOU Results and reports Merlin Rocket Results Report Photos Fireball Results Report Photos Open […]

Merlin Rocket, News, Racing
30 June, 2016

Phantom open meeting

Shoreham Sailing Club are pleased to be hosting the Phantoms for an open meeting on the 9 and 10 July. There will be 5 races in total; 3 Saturday with the first warning signal at 13.55 (High Tide 15.39 ) 2 Sunday with the first warning signal at 10.55 (High Tide 16.18). There is free […]

News, Phantom, Racing
16 June, 2016

Safety boat familiarisation session

We are running a couple of evening sessions with the club safety craft and Sentinal (our committee boat) to give you the opportunity to hone those rusty skills or learn new skills without the pressure of a race. Thursday 30 June Thursday 14 July The evenings will start at 19:00 and run over high tides […]

News, Racing, Training
3 June, 2016

Development survey results

Thanks to the 42 people that completed the club survey, the results of which have been really useful and will form the basis for the club’s development for the next five years. Below is a summary of your responses and we have selected a few of the many constructive comments. Thank you also to all […]

Development, News, Racing, Social, Training
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