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Proud to be one of the oldest sailing clubs in the country

With the main clubhouse, extensive boatyard with modern lift and moorings on the river adur, along with the original clubhouse and locked moorings within Shoreham Port, SYC is first and foremost a members club with unrivalled facilities. Yachts of all sizes call the club home, with both rallying and racing strongly supported, as is the dinghy section where particular attention is given to encouraging youth sailors. The club has a diving section and is home to Sussex Sailability, supporting handicapped sailors of all abilities. SYC also boasts a bar and steward famous for hospitality on both sides of the channel, along with a superb restaurant enjoying the best river views in Shoreham.

 

Joining SYC

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Membership at SYC is open to everybody, with competitive subscriptions for those intending to make the most of our on-the-water activities and great social events, not to mention the bar and restaurant; you could become a member for as little at £14.16 per month.

Here's how to join ››

Mothering Sunday

Mothers DaySunday 11 March

You know she deserves it, so treat your Mum to lunch with the best view in Shoreham AND for every 4 people booked Mum gets a complimentary meal and a flower!

Please book in advance through the Office on 01273 464868, or with the Bar staff on 01273 453717. Alternatively email steward@sussexyachtclub.org.uk

Keelboat Sailing Handbook 2018

The Keelboat Sailing Handbook contains an overview of all the Keelboat racing at Sussex Yacht Club and functions both as a guide and as Notice of Race for each of the individual events and series.

It also contains the general keelboat sailing instructions, guide to mandatory keelboat safety equipment and other useful information for 2018. This may be revised during the season but any changes will be emailed to all registered skippers. Version 2 issued 22/02/18.

Download the keelboat sailing handbook V2 ›› 

CA Lobster Pots Campaign

The petition "to improve the way static fishing gear is marked for the safety of all small craft at sea" is now back live. The original attempt was frustrated by the process of government as a result of the general election. Please consider supporting this valuable safety initiative, you can sign up directly through the news letter here.

In The Wind Newsletter

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The office sends out a regular email called 'In The Wind' each month highlighting news and what is going on. We currently have circa 700 members subscribed to our email list which is only around half the membership, so if you are reading this and wondering where your copy it then you need to subscribe. The online mailing list is separate from that managed by the office so if you are not seeing your copy of the newsletter look down the right hand column of the website home page for where you can subscribe.

March Club Night

Friday 2 March

As always this is an informal get together for all members and their guests for a chat and a flutter on the club raffle. Steward Natalie and her team are going Spanish for March, offering a  Spanish Chicken supper for just £12.50.

Book your dining now to enjoy Spanish Roast Chicken with Roasted Vegetables and French Green Beans OR Vegetable Lasagne served with Salad and Garlic Bread.

For dessert you can choose from Malteser Cheesecake OR Cheese and Biscuits.

Supper service commences at 19:30 sharp and as usual the price is £12.50 per person to be paid in advance by cash or card through the Office on 01273 464868, or with the Bar staff on 01273 453717. Alternatively email steward@sussexyachtclub.org.uk

Spring Series

Bandito DSC9073Sunday 11th March - Sunday 29th April 2018

A potentially chilly yet hotly contested series of seven races with courses set on the day using the inshore marks off Shoreham, with each race taking around 1.5 to 2 hours. See the Sailing Handbook available on the front page of the website for further details, race dates and times.

Chilly Dinghy Sailing

Cooler Series - 7 Jan to 25 Feb

A very hotly contested open dinghy series sailed in the less than hot water of the January and February canal with the first race of each day starting at 11:00. See you at the Southwick Club House. Again a notice of race with entry form can be downloaded by clicking here.

  • Race 1 & 2 Sun 7 Jan
  • Race 3 & 4 Sun 14 Jan
  • Race 5 & 6 Sun 21 Jan
  • Race 7 & 8 Sun 28 Jan
  • Race 9 & 10 Sun 4 Feb
  • Race 11 & 12 Sun 11 Fe
  • Race 13 & 14 Sun 18 Feb
  • Race 15 & 16 Sun 25 Feb

DINGHY RESULTS PAGE ››

Members' Activity Survey 2017

This is the link to the survey referred to in your annual membership renewal letter, please click here to start.

And don't forget to thank you for completing the survey online you will be entered in a draw for a free meal for two in the SYC restaurant.

A few events for your diary

Sailability Social Evening

Wednesday 14 March

Menu to be advised. Please add the date to your diary.

Paddy’s Day Guinness Lunch Special

Saturday 17 March

Get in the Irish mood from 12:00-14:00 with a one off special: Guinness Pie, mash, veg and gravy lunch all for just £8.95 per person.

New!!! Ladies Who Lunch

3rd Wednesday of each month.

This all new event is planned to be held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month with the inaugural gathering on 21 March at 12:30 for 13:00 lunch. Expect a single course meal with complimentary small glass of wine/soft drink at £7.50 per lady. Other courses are available to add to your meal if desired.

Spring Pursuit Series

Pursuit Racing P1010208Saturday 10th March - Saturday 28th April 2018

A series of seven fun races held on Saturdays. Sailing instructions can be found on the Southwick notice board before each day’s race, courses use the inshore marks off Shoreham, with each race taking around 1.5 to 2 hours. There will be a Pursuit Supper at Southwick after the 21st April race. See the Sailing Handbook on the front page of the website for further details, race dates and times, or contact David Skinner or David Nunn who are the series organisers.

Sailability AGM 2018

Sussex Sailability LogoSaturday 24 February 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Sussex Sailability will take place at Sussex Yacht Club, Shoreham, on Saturday 24 February 2018, with the meeting commencing at 15:00 in the restaurant.

Anyone who wishes to be considered for election as a Sailability Trustee or as a Committee Member should contact the SYC Club Secretary by noon on Friday 26 January.

Project Kraken

People living or working on and around the UK's coastline and waterways are being asked to report suspicious or unusual activity as part of a multi-agency law enforcement campaign.

Project Kraken - a joint initiative now being delivered by the NCA, Border Force and police forces including Sussex Police - aims to increase public reporting and strengthen the general maritime industry's response to the threats.