Inaugural SYC Cup

Sat 30 June

Whether this is your only regatta of the year or the next of many now is the time to prepare your boat and crew for what we hope will be an enjoyable day on the water, with quality racing, lots of laughs and a good knees up in the evening.

  • Windward/Leeward Courses.
  • 3 races (45-60 minutes in duration).
  • First start 12:00.
  • Open to all SYC Yachts with a valid IRC Certificate.
  • And afterwards a summer party and BBQ will be held at the Southwick clubhouse.

Document downloads are below and email if you have any questions.

July Club Night

Friday 6 July - Celebrate American Indpendence Day!

As always Club Night at SYC is an informal get together for all members and their guests to enjoy a chat, a drink or three from the bar and a flutter on the club raffle.

With regards to the optional dining, Steward Natalie and her team are offering a late tribute to USA Independence Day with a feast of American treats.

Book your supper now to enjoy Chicken & Bacon Ranch Skewers, Grilled Ranch Potatoes, Cheddar & Bacon Ranch Corn, Feta & Watermelon Salad

OR Portabello Mushroom & Hallumi Burger Relish, Grilled Ranch Potatoes, Cheddar Ranch Corn and Feta & Watermelon Salad

With Cherry Pie and Cream or Ice Cream OR Cheese and Biscuits to follow.

Supper service commences at 19:30 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

Midsummer Madness Postponed

Friday 22 June - Cancelled

Sadly the Midsummer Madness Event has been postponed due to poor uptake.  We are hoping to reschedule this event to August.  Please watch the website for more details.

Club House Planning

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 ››

Solent Rally

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 or by text on 07462 435285.

Women Who Launch

NEW! Starting 21 June 19:00-21:00 for 5 weeks

We are pleased to announce that on Thursday evenings we will be running sailing sessions from Southwick for female members with an emphasis on having fun and to try something new.

Notice to Mariners


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that commencing on or about Wednesday 04th April 2018 and continuing for approximately 15 days dredging operations will be undertaken in the Approaches, West and East arms of Shoreham Harbour by the Trailer Suction Dredger “Sospan Dau”.

Wake up to your wash

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. 

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.

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.