Harbour Assist

March 2018

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...

Link to access Harbour Assist ››

There is also a link in the main menu underneath the 'Members' heading.

Sailability Social Evening

Wednesday 11 April

The Sailability get together on Wednesday evenings is now an established event and for April it is planned to enjoy another great value supper but this time with a Hungarian theme.

We wish to point out that the evening is open to all, so even if you are not a participating Sailability member please come along for a munch and a natter in good company.

Ship-Keeping Weekend at Cutty Sark

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.

A Tour of Discovery Yachts - Southampton

March 2018

Discovery Yachts (manufacturers of the Discovery and new Southerly ranges of yachts) have extended a limited invitation to SYC members to have a guided tour of their premises and manufacturing facilities in Southampton.

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


Notice of General Meeting

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”

Nominations for 2018

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.

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.

Summer Sunday Menu

July and August Sundays

We have had a few requests for a Sunday Lunch menu more in keeping with the glorious hot weather, so always willing to please, Steward Natalie has come up with the following suggestion for Sunday lunch at SYC during July and August.

January Club Night

Friday 5th January

The first Club Night of the New Year will include the annual Big Raffle and runs along a Mexican theme for the evening.  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

November Club Night

Friday 3 November


For the September Club Night we introduced more ‘intimate’ dining and removed the ‘Hogwarts' style long tables. It was a great success, well received by everyone who came and continued for October's French theme. As usual the price is a mere £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

April Club Night

Friday 6 April

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 for a German theme for April all for the price of just £12.50.

Book your dining now to enjoy Braken Wurst Sausage with jand made Sauerkraut with Bratkatoffeln (German fried potatoes) OR German Schwabische Kasespatzle and Salad (Chewy home made German egg noodles with caramelized onions and oozing Swiss cheese).

For dessert you can choose from Schwarzwald Kirch Kuchen (authentic Blackforest Cake) 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

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.

Tony Boysons

Friday 13 January 2017

It with deep sadness that we announce that Tony Boysons, the Sussex Yacht Club Admiral, peacefully passed away on 13 January 2017.

The funeral is at 12:20 on Friday 17 February at Worthing Crematorium, and after at the SYC restaurant.

The family have informed us that Sussex Sailability is the chosen charity for donations and these can be made online here.

Frank Kay has kindly authored an obituary which can be read here.