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


NEWS Sun 21 Jan
The Cooler lived up top its name this weekend! 

Air temp 1'C
Wind chill -3'C
Wind south east veering south
Rain and drizzle
1 sand boat movement between races
2 tug movements, between and during races
11 competitors, some got a dunking
Cold safetyboat crews
Even colder OOD and AOD
Had fun though and finished off with the now customary burger and a cup of tea.


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!