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
29 June, 2017

Project Kraken

We have recently been visited by a member of Special Branch who would like members of Shoreham Sailing Club to be vigilant to activities occurring on our waters. Project Kraken is a joint initiative now being delivered by the NCA, Border Force and police forces and aims to increase public reporting and strengthen the general […]

28 June, 2017

You have one week to claim these items

We have emptied the container and found the following items, which should they not be claimed within the next week will be disposed off – although if you’re interested please email

23 June, 2017

Chilli night on Wednesday 28 June

What more could you want after a great mid-week sail, than a delicious dinner – all there ready for you when you’re packed up. And to make this happen, our great galley team have kindly volunteered to organise Chilli for after sailing on Wednesday 28th. Get your orders in as soon as possible to avoid […]

News, Social
21 June, 2017

Galley help – 9 July

We are looking for somebody to man the galley on 9th July, as our fantastic galley team have other things to do on that day. This is a paid position (£7.50 per hour) and involves making breakfast rolls, lunchtime baguettes and generally keeping our members fed and watered. Please email Mandy Walsh for furher information.

7 June, 2017

Containers – personal property

We are about to take delivery of some new containers and will soon be clearing everything out of the old ones. If you have any personal property in the Green container nearest the club the please could you ensure that it has been removed by Sunday 18th June. Any unclaimed items will be disposed of.

11 May, 2017

Just another evening at Shoreham

And what an evening – who would have thought it was possible to squeeze so much good stuff into such a short space of time! We had 24 boats out for a great sail in a warm force two. The trials of getting off the start line and out of the harbour were all forgotten […]

News, Social
28 April, 2017

Bangers and Mash – 3rd May

What more could you want after a great mid-week sail, than a nice hot dinner – all there ready for you when you’re packed up. And to make this happen, our great galley team have kindly volunteered to organise Bangers and Mash for after sailing on Wednesday 3rd May. Get your orders in as soon […]

News, Social
27 April, 2017

Unidentified boats

Its the annual boat audit and there are quite a few new boats that I don’t have a record of, and haven’t yet issued with a sticker. Please use the references on the photos to let us know which is yours (email Click on the image to view a larger version.         […]

27 April, 2017

Racked boats, canoes, boards and masts

As part of the working party earlier this year we have moved the racks and we are looking to clarify which boat, canoes and boards belong to who. If you have anything on the racks, please use the references on the photos to let us know which is yours (email Unclaimed boats, boards, canoes […]

26 April, 2017

Improver sessions start Saturday

We are all super excited to get on the water with the first Improvers of the year this Saturday at 1200. Please take time to read the guidelines below and download the SSC Improvers Entry form (.doc), it would speed things up on the day if you complete this form before coming on Saturday. We […]

News, Training
25 April, 2017

Great Shoreham Bake off

The Great Shoreham bake off is back and taking place on Wednesday 10th May with judging at around 8pm (after racing) – bring your bakes!!

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
12 April, 2017

Safety boat training

We will be running a club safety boat day at the club to give you the opportunity to try the safety boats outside of the racing environment and with assistance from experienced club members and RYA instructors. The day will be split into workshops both on and off the water. These will range from beginners skills […]

News, Training
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