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Proud to be one of the oldest sailing clubs in the country

With the main clubhouse, extensive boatyard with modern lift and moorings on the river adur, along with the original clubhouse and locked moorings within Shoreham Port, SYC is first and foremost a members club with unrivalled facilities. Yachts of all sizes call the club home, with both rallying and racing strongly supported, as is the dinghy section where particular attention is given to encouraging youth sailors. The club has a diving section and is home to Sussex Sailability, supporting handicapped sailors of all abilities. SYC also boasts a bar and steward famous for hospitality on both sides of the channel, along with a superb restaurant enjoying the best river views in Shoreham.

 

Joining SYC

Adam Lauren and Terry P1040336

Membership at SYC is open to everybody, with competitive subscriptions for those intending to make the most of our on-the-water activities and great social events, not to mention the bar and restaurant!

Application form download ››

Christmas Cracker Series

Saturday 6th November - Saturday 18th December 2021

This is a series of four ‘round the cans’ handicap races, using the current NHC handicap (from the Inshore series) for the first race but amended for the next race(s). See the Keelboat Sailing Handbook for the rules. Courses will be set by the Race Officer on the day.

The new Sussex Yacht Club club House

Keeping you safe at SYC

What you need to know when visiting the Club House

As Covid Restrictions have now been lifted, we would like to ensure all our members, visitors and staff are kept as safe as possible when coming to the Clubhouse.

David Skinner, SYC Admiral

Our inspirational new Admiral

We have a new Admiral – the inspirational eighty-five years young David Skinner.

David has been an active member of the Club since 1971, when he joined with his young family.  He was our Commodore in 1994 and, until recently, was still racing in his 42-foot ‘retirement boat’ with a crew of up to nine people.

2021 Icicle Open

Saturday 23rd October - Saturday 18th December 2021

This event is for racing at the new club house and is open to all dinghy sailors. We will be racing close to the club house and you will all be welcome for a drink after sailing.