Shanklin Sailing Club, Hope Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6EA   •   contactus@shanklinsailingclub.com   •   01983 721264

Shanklin Sailing Club

Shanklin Sailing Club was founded in 1931. It is a small friendly club, with all the usual facilities: showers, changing rooms, club house and a gear store. We have 44 Sprint 15 catamarans and a small fleet of Picos. We race on Thursday evenings, Sunday mornings and Tuesday afternoons; but you can sail at any other time. We make regular cruising trips outside of the racing season, usually on a Sunday morning.

Shanklin Sailing Club is situated on the south coast of the Isle of Wight between Sandown and Ventnor, the club is located by the beach at the north end of Shanklin's Esplanade. Access to the water is via a shelving sandy beach, which is accessible at any state of tide.

Prospective members are very welcome to come along. Visit us on a Sunday morning or call Liam on 721264.

News, notices, reports & events
May
1st
News - A Tribute to Erling Holmberg
He was a Shanklin Sailing Club member for over 60 years. He was like the rigging holding a mast up, except in this case the Club. He was pivotal in everything that happened at the Club organizing events, trips to events, work parties, ditch cleaning, peace-keeper and so much more. He had held po...
Apr
28th
News - Ventnor Races
28th April 2019 The Ventnor Races are postponed until the 28th July. There is likely to be a big swell after the gale passes through on Saturday and there is likely to be bit too much wind to go out of the bay. There will be normal racing at Shanklin. 10am: Fox 2 Up To follow: Sprint Series
Apr
21st
News - Change of fixture - 30th April
The Tuesday Afternoon Series race IV will now be held on Monday the 29th April at 2pm which would have been Erling's birthday.
Apr
20th
News - Island Roads playing in Shanklin
Island Roads are resurfacing on the Esplanade and Hope Hill. They are starting on the 23rd April but it looks like they are starting on the 29th outside the club. Sailing continues. You may need to walk a bit further to get to the club. Better still there are plenty of spaces for bicycles at the ...
Apr
15th
Sailing - How to set a course
The most important things you should look for in setting a course are a beat to windward and a run. Without these the race will be a game of "follow my leader". Ideally there would be a beat in the first leg but failing that a reach to the first mark is entirely acceptable. A running start is fin...
Latest racing results
May
16th
Revill Points race 8
1st: Simon Giles. 2nd: Keith Newnham. 3rd: Mark Pritchard. 4th: Stuart Pierce. 5th: Chris Murphy. 6th: Ian Wilkinson. 7th: Lewis Couch. 8th: Andrew Cavaciuti. 9th: Brandon Holmberg. 10th: Mick McLaughlin. 12th: Pascoal Fernandes. 13th: Nick Guest. DTY: Tony Rose. DTY: Alan Howie-Wood. OCS: Yvonne Pike. OCS: Liam Thom.
Raced Thursday 16th May 2019. 1900. F3-4 E. Course: 4 B St 1 3 x4.
May
14th
Tuesday Afternoon Series race 5
1st: Liam Thom. 2nd: Chris Murphy. DNF: Pascoal Fernandes. DNS: Mick McLaughlin.
Raced Tuesday 14th May 2019. 1400. F4-5 E. Course: 3 1 St 4 B x3.
May
12th
Preston Points race 6
1st: Sean McKenna. 2nd: Keith Newnham. 3rd: Liam Thom. 4th: Chris Murphy. 5th: Shaun Smith. 6th: Ian Wilkinson. 7th: Alan Howie-Wood. 8th: Kevin Ellis. 9th: Bob Marks. DNF: Tony Rose. DNF: Jo Pollon. DTY: Craig Rose. DTY: Yvonne Pike. DTY: Pascoal Fernandes.
Raced Sunday 12th May 2019. 1100. F2 E. Course: 4 St 1 3 x2.
Next events
Sun 19th May 2019 Pursuit II 09:30
May
19th
Rowing regatta 10:30
Tue 21st May 2019 Peter Beardsall Series V 14:00
May
21st
Thu 23rd May 2019 Olympic Cup 19:00
May
23rd
Sun 26th May 2019 Fox 2 Up IV 10:00
May
26th
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Shanklin Sailing Club
Hope Road
Shanklin
Isle of Wight
PO37 6EA

contactus@shanklinsailingclub.com

01983 721264
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