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23 May, 2013

Podium finish for Shoreham Merlin

Alex Jackson crewed by Fran Gifford finished third overall in a very competitive fleet of Merlin’s at Starcross SC on the river Exe at the weekend. Alex and Fran narrowly beat fellow Shoreham SC member Alex Warren on count-back – crewing for local boy Olly Turner. For the full report see the Yachts and Yachting […]

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21 May, 2013

Important safety advice re: kill cords

Following the safety bulletin issued by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch which says that the driver of the speedboat involved in the tragic accident in Padstow was not wearing a kill cord, the RYA is urging all owners and operators of powerboats and RIBs to remember to wear a kill cord. The kill cord is […]

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8 May, 2013

Fantastic Cats

At the weekend Mark Trott co-ordinated a big clean-up in the cat area of the dinghy park, and the result of all this hard work is great. So thank you to everyone that lent the time and tools for the big tidy-up, it is much appreciated. If anyone that was there accidentally went home with […]

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30 April, 2013

Calling all Cats

Message from Mark Trott: Dear Catamaran Owners, A few of us have agreed to make a concerted effort to tidy up the catamaran area on Saturday 4th May at 10am. However, we are going to need some extra people to free the road trailers that have become completely overgrown and do the necessary gardening. Given […]

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29 April, 2013

Crews available

We have two crews looking for helms this season; Suzi: Many of you will know Suzi who is looking to get back into a boat, preferably a Fireball. Suzie has lots of experience and is keen to get back on the water. If you want to get in touch please email Suzi. Jason: Jason is […]

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28 April, 2013

Joe Mills

Former Shoreham Sailing Club Treasurer and Honorary member Joe Mills died suddenly at last weekend – service details will be uploaded here when known. Joe Mills was our treasurer during a particularly difficult spell during the 80’s and continued to visit the club regularly. He always took a keen interest in the progress of club […]

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26 April, 2013

Wanted: Laser (hull or complete)

Club member Caroline Still is looking for a Laser hull or a complete Laser – must be seaworthy, otherwise condition/age not too important. Can pick up if required. Contact Caroline by email or tel: 07968 956653

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22 April, 2013

Excellent start to the season

Spring has definitely arrived at Shoreham sailing club, the weekend saw over 30 boats enjoy some fantastic racing in glorious sunshine and a lovely south-westerly breeze. Thanks to Race office Bill Whitney who set a great course and all those in the safety boats. Winners of the fast handicap were Mark and Daisy in their […]

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22 April, 2013

1st for Tyler at Bough Beech

 This year’s Phantom Eastern Series Sponsored by JJ Boats and Allen started early with a one day event at Bough Beech and was won by club member Tyler Harmsworth. The small but very select group of Phantom sailors were greeted by a misty windless reservoir, however as the mist lift some breeze arrived. See the […]

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19 April, 2013

Boat park audit

We are in the process of going through the boat park identifying boats and their owners and checking this against our membership database to ensure our records are up to date. To make our lives easier all boats should have a membership sticker (small white rectangle with your membership number on) stuck on the left […]

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18 April, 2013

Safety boat training day

There is a Safety boat training day on Saturday 27th April which will also include familiarisation with our Committee Boat Sentinel. Kevin Headon is running the course (see the contacts pages for details) and members who would like to attend should book online.

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11 April, 2013

2nd for Tyler at Alton water

Tyler Harmsworth started his season well by finishing second out of a fleet of 25 at the Alton Water Phantom open meeting, held on the weekend of 6th and 7th April – read the full report on the Yachts and Yachting website.

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11 April, 2013

National 12 open meeting

A small but very select group of hardy National 12 sailors joined Shoreham Sailing Club for two days of exciting racing over the Easter weekend. The sun shone, the wind blew (from 10-20 knots) and shifted (up to 30 degrees) and then it snowed – and that was just the first day! Read the report […]

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11 March, 2013

Working party success

Thanks to all those members that turned up to help with the two recent working parties – your time and effort was invaluable in setting up the club for the season. The work party on Saturday 9th March made great progress at low tide and managed to reinstate the slipway without calling on the services […]

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11 March, 2013

Shoreham win at snowflake

William Warren and Sophie Mackley sailing a National 12 won the medium handicap fleet in the Chichester snowflake, raced throughout January and February. For the full report see the Yachts and Yachting website.

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11 March, 2013

SSC best in show

The Hornet of club member John Shelton won the YachtsandYachting.com Concours d’Elegance at the RYA Dinghy Show 2013. Originally built by Tim Coombe for Andy Dealtry 22 years ago, Hornet 2151 ‘Red Streamliner’ was lovingly restored by the original builder in 2011 for John Shelton, who found her in a garage in Brightlingsea. Read the […]

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