Two races in high seas and moderately brisk wind rewarded those boats able to get off the beach without being mashed to a grisly pulp. A trifle exaggerated, perhaps, but it was deucedly awks getting the timing right as to when to launch, all set up with traveller centred, dagger board and rudders down as far as shallows would allow, sails sheeted in to cope with the annoyingly light on-shore breeze, especially given that it
Published 13:24 on 21 Oct 2021
There will be two training sessions for any members that require training on use of the Patrol Boats/Tractor and VHF radios. Jerry Robinson will also be running Race Officer training concurretnly but seperately. Each of the sessions are being held for three hours on two Saturday mornings. Please see club calendar to book your place. These are currently only available to members who are required to perform duties, Full Membership/Restricted Membership and
Published 08:28 on 8 Oct 2021
For those that missed it, due to the very early start, the National Finals were held at WSC a couple of weeks ago. Several of our members were involved in providing safety boat cover. 180 competitors swam 750m followed by a 5km run. Each to their own but great that we could provide a venue and safety cover.
Published 06:03 on 30 Sep 2021
Our annual Halloween party is 30th October, tickets are now on sale. Fancy dress, food, games, prizes.
Published 00:01 on 26 Sep 2021
There is a lost property box near the boat store, its nearly full now with water bottles, helmets, a watch, gloves etc. Useful items will shortly be sold off to raise money for the Bosun's Christmas lunch and the rest will be moved to the large blue bin. If you're missing any sailing gear please take a look.
Published 05:34 on 23 Sep 2021
Organised by our training officer, Duncan, Littleton Sailing Club based in Shepperton joined our own juniors and youth sailors for a regatta. Its fair to say the conditions were typical Worthing with winds of 15kts SW proving a challenge for some of the visitors who are used to more sedate water. The results were a lot of smiling faces and talk of a revenge match next year.
Published 05:50 on 12 Sep 2021
Sunday: Race Officer: Chris Burke, Andy Wooldridge, Pam Selwood. Patrol: Dave Goodwin/Vasco Silveirinha/Hayden Selwood/Joffan Garcka Monday Race Officer: Riccardo Bertazzolli, Chris Burke, Pam Selwood. Patrol: Tim Rose/Hayden Selwood/Joffan Garcka Sunday: N/E N/W F2-3, Grey, fluky and baffling Monday: N/E F2-3 Grey, quite consistent, consequently slightly less baffling It availeth us
Published 05:25 on 6 Sep 2021
Many of you that were at the club over the weekend will of noticed a small fleet of Picos and Fevas sailing to the East of the race course. This was the "youth" of the club completing their RYA Assistant Dinghy Instructors course. I shan't name them all here but we now have 13 qualified to help with ever growing number of Bugs. Well done to all of them and thanks to Duncan and Tom
Published 18:12 on 31 Aug 2021
The club has the use of two Topaz 14 catamarans, on loan from UKCRA organised by Barry, Chloe & Caleb. These boats are for use by any members during catamaran training run by Chloe & Caleb or for use, by arrangement with them or Barry, for club racing. The boats are rigged with spinnakers and require a rigging brief. If you would like to use one or know more about
Published 06:29 on 22 Aug 2021
It is now possible to buy RYA books online from our shop. Keep an eye out for new items and tickets for the anniversary social will be sold online.
Published 19:29 on 18 Aug 2021