The Shoreham Development Committee (SDP) at Sussex Yacht Club are very pleased to announce that the long awaited planning application for the new club house has now been submitted.
Members and other interested can review the extensive supporting documents and images here on the website, and there is an accompanying PDF document 'A new look for Shoreham's Waterfront' that explains the situation and can be downloaded here ››
Fri 4 - Mon 7 May
We now have 18 boats confirmed for The Solent Rally, making it the biggest rally for many years.
Everyone on the rally is coming to the evening meals at The Royal Lymington Yacht Club on Saturday 5 May and The Basque Kitchen, Cowes on Sunday 6 May. Could everyone who has not yet done so please confirm their menu choices?
If anyone has not yet signed up and would like to join in, please email Tim Worsfield (Rally secretary-Away) on firstname.lastname@example.org or by text on 07462 435285.
Race Friday 25 May
Preparation is well underway for the Royal Escape Race on Friday 25 May with entries open at www.royalescaperace.co.uk.
BREAKING NEWS: We are also pleased to report that 2018 will see the addition of a new 'overall' winner award named the 'Ambex Marine Defence Trophy', very kindly donated by William Smith (who also plans to take 'MV Inquisitor' over on the day. This prestigious award will be presented by William in Fécamp to the yacht from any fleet, with the calculations based on corrected times and retention trophies to 1st, 2nd and 3rd.
RACE BRIEFING: The briefing evening will be on Thursday 24 May with skippers and crews gathering to sign on, collect race packs and attend an update on the race. Natalie is once again preparing a Royal Escape Supper of Lasagne and Garlic Bread for £6 with chips added for an additional £1.
From the Harbour Master
It is with sadness that I must inform you that whilst on a vessel moored alongside a quay in the West Arm of Shoreham Harbour, a person sustained an injury, of the loss of part of a finger. One of the contributing factors of this incident was other vessel movements in excessive wake/wash.
The new marina management system being implemented by SYC is being quietly launched through March and if you need to log in then this is where you go...
There is also a link in the main menu underneath the 'Members' heading.
Sat 12 & Sun 13 May
National Historic Ships UK have teamed up with Royal Museums Greenwich, the International Boat Building Training College Lowestoft, the Association of Bargemen and Hermitage River Projects to offer a weekend of adult learning from 10:00 to 17:00 each day in traditional ship-keeping skills at the Cutty Sark clipper ship in Greenwich.
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
To be held at Sussex Yacht Club, 85-89 Brighton Road, Shoreham, BN43 6RF
On Saturday 4 November 2017 starting at 10:00h
Notice is hereby given that a General Meeting of the Shareholders will be held in the Shoreham Clubhouse to consider the following special resolution proposed by The Board:
“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”
1-31 October 2017
The first of October marks the opening of nominations for Honorary Members, Flag Officers, Directors, President and Vice Presidents to serve during 2018. You can download the Nomination Form from here and it must be completed and received by the Office no later than 14:00 on Tuesday 31 October 2017.
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.