Shoreham Sailing Club committee


Sophie Mackley

Sophie chairs the committee meetings and is focusing on the long-term Development Plan of the club and securing external funding. Sophie sails a blue and white Merlin Rocket


Chas Hammond

Chaz represents the Club in meetings with Shoreham Port, Environment Agency, RYA and other outside agencies, like sailing clubs. Chas sails a dark blue Wayfarer


Philip Ayton

Philip is responsible for all club finance and is our representative in financial dealings with Shoreham Port, Adur District Council, Utility Suppliers, HMRC, Cleaning Services etc, also Building Contractors. Philip can often be seen in the front of a Wayfarer

Honorary secretary

Caz Mills

Caz arranges Notices and Agenda for Committee meetings and maintains Minutes. Caz and husband John are also responsible for managing the bar. Caz sails a Black and red Osprey with John

Sailing secretary

Lisa Whitney

Lisa is responsible for setting Club Racing Programme, maintaining SIs, and dealing with outside associations in order to set Open Meeting activities. Lisa sails a blue Wayfarer

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Alice and George

Alice Crick and George Smith are responsible for subscription renewals, new member applications, member communications and boat park allocations. Alice and George sail a blue RS200.

Fleet captains


Bill Whitney

Bill is Wayfarer fleet captain and one of our key race officers and event organisers.

Handicap fleet

Jeff McTaggart

Jeff is also on the groups for port liason and development and main Scout contact


Martin Walker

Martin sails both a Laser and RS300 and is also responsible for results.


Ivan Walsh

Ivan is Phantom fleet captain.

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Merlin Rocket

William Warren

William is Merlin fleet captain and the lead contact with Lancing Sailing Club


Paul Wilcock

Paul is catamaran fleet captain.

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Other members

Training co-ordinator

Kevin Headon

Kevin is responsible for setting and actioning training programmes within the Club and with outside agencies. Club main link with Sussex Yacht Club and RYA.

Social co-ordinator

Toni Wright

Toni sets and manages Social activities, ad hoc and formal

Dutyman co-ordinator

Richard and Ross

Richard Bramley and Ross Jackson are responsible for setting up Duties on the system and checking progress thoughout the season.

Youth rep

Will Carroll

Will is the Youth representative for the club.

Family and improvers

Gareth Griffiths

Gareth leads the group which runs improvers and youth training activities

Cruising and recreation

Peter Finch

Peter looks after the interests of the cruising and recreational sailors.

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We have a number of club members that don’t sit on the committee but provide invaluable voluntary support.

  • Chris Lintern: Main person responsible for RIBs and Engines, buoys, ropes, anchors etc.
  • Mandy Walsh: Main responsibility for managing, stocking and staffing the Galley