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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 ››

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.

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.

In The Wind Newsletter

In The Wind TileAre you getting it?

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.

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.

NEWS Sun 14 Jan
17 dinghies contested  SYCs Cooler in bright sunshine today 

This ever popular Open event runs till end of February and competitors this year includes former Phantom National Champion & current Black Rock Trophy holder Tyler Harmsworth along with several Shoreham & Lancing SC members join us for our well run open events throughout the year.  After today's impressive display in both races only the brave would bet against Tyler having to make space in his trophy cabinet at the end of February.  ps few infringements seem to escape our hawk-eyed PRO Des Silverson & his observant team!

  • 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

General Meeting Result

Held Saturday 4th November 2017

The resolution put to memebers at the General Meeting was;

“The Board of Directors of Sussex Yacht Club Ltd resolve to sell a strip of land along its frontage with the A259 Brighton Road, not to exceed 3.5m in width overall, to allow the local authority to erect a flood defence wall and new pavement with maintained access to the existing Sussex Yacht Club site. The sale price of the land will be £3.3 million pounds”

The resolution was passed with 165 votes in favour (including proxy votes) and 1 vote against

Winter Lecture Series

Kevin Headon, Principal of the Training Section, is arranging a series of Winter Lectures which will take place fortnightly. Each lecture commences at 19.00 with and expected duration of around 2 hours, and of course there will then be plenty of opportunity to discuss the topic further at the bar!

  • Wed 10 January 2018 -CANCELLED DUE TO ILL HEALTH 
    Basic Diesel Maintenance
  • Wed 24 January 2018
    First Aid at Sea
  • Wed 7 February 2018
    Basic Diesel Maintenance - moved from 10/01/18
  • Wed 21 February 2018
    'Speed Dating’ Matching Crews

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.

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.