Shanklin Sailing Club, Hope Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6EA   •   •   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
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...
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
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.
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 ...
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
Peter Beardsall Series race 5
1st: Liam Thom. 2nd: Ian Wilkinson. 3rd: Bob Marks. 4th: Shaun Smith. 5th: Mick McLaughlin. 6th: Pascoal Fernandes. DTY: Chris Murphy.
Raced Tuesday 21st May 2019. 1400. F0-4. Course: 1 3 St 4 B.
Pursuit Series race 2
1st: Kevin Ellis. 2nd: Jo Pollon. 3rd: Keith Newnham. 4th: Sean McKenna. 5th: David Kast. 6th: Chris Murphy. 7th: Mark Pritchard. 8th: Nick Guest. 9th: Mick McLaughlin. 10th: Lewis Couch. 11th: Ian Wilkinson. 12th: Alan Howie-Wood. AP: Yvonne Pike. DTY: Andrew Cavaciuti. DTY: Stuart Pierce.
Raced Sunday 19th May 2019. 0930. Course 4,B, ST x 3. F1-2 NE.
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.
Next events
Thu 23rd May 2019 Olympic Cup 19:00
Sun 26th May 2019 Fox 2 Up IV 10:00
Sprint Series IV 11:00
Tue 28th May 2019 Tuesday Afternoon Series VI 14:00
Thu 30th May 2019 Revill Points IX 19:00
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Shanklin Sailing Club
Hope Road
Isle of Wight
PO37 6EA

01983 721264
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