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26 August, 2014

December date for your diary

There will be an end of season buffet and prize giving on 6th December 2014. Tickets will be on sale from October but in the meantime put the date in your diary!

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30 July, 2014

Merlin open meeting

Shoreham Sailing Club welcomed 35 Merlin Rockets for a weekend that was unlike any other they had had at Shoreham, in that it didn’t blow a force five-six with epic waves, but provided beautiful Mediterranean temperatures and light breezes. Race one got away under black flag in a force 2-3 south westerly in glorious sunshine.  […]

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24 July, 2014

SYC Furguson race and SSC BBQ

Sussex Yacht Club will be running their Furguson race, which is open to dinghies and yachts, on Saturday 30th August, Start time 1200hrs. The BBQ will be lit at Shoreham Sailing Club in the evening and the bar will be open. Why not come and join us? Don’t forget to bring your own food and […]

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3 July, 2014

Great publicity for the scouts

If you have been around the club on a Thursday evening or for the improver and family days you may have seen a number of sea scouts on the water. These are the 3rd and 5th Lancing Sea scouts who are in their second year of affiliation to the club, a partnership which is working […]

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2 July, 2014

Boat park plan

Here is the new boat park plan (.pdf), a copy of which will be displayed on the club noticeboard. It includes a number of unidentified boats (in red), for which the process of removal will begin next month. If you can identify any of the boats listed then please advise me asap – photos of […]

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30 June, 2014

The great cat clear-up

Co-ordinated by fleet captain, Stuart Payne, the Catamaran fleet organised a clear-up of their area at the weekend which is now looking great. Armed with strimmers, mowers, secateurs and loppers they have cleared the area of its overwhelming brambles and also tidied up the area in the south west corner of the club, using some […]

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25 June, 2014

Shoreham successes

Last weekend we had two Shoreham winners at the RS Southern Champonships at Hayling. Congratulation to Neil Ashby for his domination of the RS700 fleet (checkout the RS700 results) and Mark Oakey, crewing for his dad in the RS400, also won in a close fought battle for first (RS400 results available here). These successes have […]

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24 June, 2014

National 12 and Fireball open

Shoreham SC was blessed with beautiful weather for the Fireballs and National 12 open meeting on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 June. Fireballs; Report on Yachts and Yachting Results Photos from Warwick Baker National 12s; Report on Yachts and Yachting Results Photos from Warwick Baker Here is some footage taken from the committee boat on […]

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23 June, 2014

Wednesday evening series 1

In the first Wednesday evening series of the year, we saw 37 boats compete in 18 different classes including; 7 Lasers 6 Merlin Rockets 4 Wayfarers 3 Phantoms Overall, it went down to the last race to decide the victor, and below is a short video from on board the Black Pearl with Sophie Mackley […]

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23 June, 2014

Celebrate Wednesdays with a BBQ

This Wednesday we will be firing up the BBQ after racing. Its a self service, bring your own grub and utensils affair but everyone is welcome and the more the merrier – but don’t forget to get there in time to go racing beforehand! Fingers crossed for fair winds and sunshine.

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23 June, 2014

A huge thank you

The Fireballs and National 12s enjoyed a fantastic weekend at Shoreham, on and off the water and we would like to give a HUGE thank you to all the members for clearing the dinghy park and getting behind putting on a fantastic open meeting. Specific mention should go to; Lisa and everyone in the galley […]

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17 June, 2014

Help needed: Wednesday

If you are free on Wednesday afternoon any help we could have to cut the grass and clear the dinghy park for the upcoming open meeting would be much appreciated. Philip will be there from 1pm on Wednesday, June 18, and please bring strimming/cutting equipment if you can, but more important your body and soul. […]

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12 June, 2014

Champagne sailing for the Black Rock

In champagne sailing conditions 15 dinghies competed in the annual Black Rock race last weekend. Enjoying the fresh breeze and bright sunshine Phantom sailor Gareth Griffiths made the early running to the Brighton Marina turn bouy. However, he tired on the return leg to Shoreham which let through veteran 505 team Peter Bennett/Andy Phillips to […]

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12 June, 2014

Chichester harbour cruise and camping

It is now June and with it has arrived the sun so we have a cruise planned in Chichester Harbour organised for the end of the month – 28th and 29th – sailing and camping. For those interested please will you ring or email Peter Finch and let him know you are interested – 07734 […]

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12 June, 2014

‘Raid’ upriver to Cuckoo corner

We are planning a ‘raid’ to Cuckoo Corner with some sailors from Sussex YC. Launching at 1030 sharp from SHoreham SC we will then sail with the tide to SYC, meet the other raiding party and then sail onto Cuckoo Corner. The trip involves going under some low bridges so a dinghy where the mast/spar […]

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4 June, 2014

Duties now being allocated

Members that haven’t signed up to do their four duties this year may already have heard from Richard, but if you haven’t, you will do soon, as he is in the process of allocating duties. This is probably the least fun job a committee member could have and the work Richard is doing is invaluable […]

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4 June, 2014

Lawn mower

The club owns a great little lawn mower (which is kept in the green container) for members to mow the area underneath and around your boats – please make the most of it! We are fortunate to have Vernon who does an excellent job with the big mower in the shared space, but members are […]

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2 June, 2014

Spring series results

The spring series saw a total of 42 boats competing in the handicap fleets with some great racing and close competition within the boat classes, including; 8 Lasers 7 Wayfarers 6 Merlin Rockets 4 Phantoms The top three in each of the handicap fleets are; Fast Handicap Alan Warren and Will Caroll. Merlin Rocket Peter […]

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