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Oct '20
7th
Message to members

Dear Member As we approach the end of what has been a very different and difficult sailing season the Covid Committee wishes to update members on end of season arrangements: Unfortunately, due to current pandemic restrictions the formal Laying-up Dinner & Presentation evening planned at the Brun...
Oct '20
6th
Club race - 6th October

Since the buoys are likely to still be out on the 6th October there will be a club race at 2pm. The format is sport mode. This race will not contribute to any series or cup.
Aug '20
31st
Sprint Cup

The Sprint Cup (not raced due to lack of wind) has been rescheduled to Sunday 20th September after the Sprint Series III race.
Aug '20
22nd
Ladies, Juniors and Novices Cup

The above races have been postponed to the following week and will now take place after the Sprint Series 2 race on Sunday 30th August.
Jul '20
25th
Advice to members on leisure sailing

Dear Member It is really good to see so many people out sailing either in groups or racing. Members have been observing social distancing and being considerate towards each other. Following recent events can we remind all members of the sailing advice sent out by the Vice Commodore in June. Prepa...
Jul '20
10th
Resumption of Racing Sunday July 12, 2020

This week the RYA have confirmed that we are allowed to run racing for an unlimited number of boats. For SSC this means that “normal” racing will resume on Sunday, July 12th with a race officer in the starting box and a patrol boat on the water. Please check the website for the revised fixtures lis...
Jun '20
12th
Return to sailing road map

Please see PDF.
Jun '20
12th
Update 12th June - From the Commodore, Nick Guest

Mick McLaughlin Members may be aware that the funeral for Mick will take place on Friday 26 June 2.15pm at the crematorium. There are currently restrictions on numbers allowed to attend funerals (28) inside, although the service may be relayed via speakers outside the crematorium for additional p...
Jun '20
1st
Update and Guidance for Social Sailing

Since the start of “relaxation” of the lockdown rules, it is great to see so many members in the boat park, taking their boats onto the water and enjoying sailing once more. We have established an SSC Covid-19 sub-committee to keep on top of the latest information from both the government and the R...
Jun '20
1st
Update on coronavirus

Dear Members Mick McLaughlin I am sure you will all have been shocked at the tragic death of Mick McLaughlin two weeks ago. A lively bubbly well respected member of the club who will be sadly missed. The club is in contact with the family but there is no information about funeral arrangements at...
May '20
13th
Shanklin Sailing Club Update on Coronavirus

Dear Members; Following the Government's recent announcements regarding lockdown, we wanted to let you know that the Committee is committed to staying up to date with the situation in order to take action at the appropriate times. The Club Committee will continue to monitor updates from the Govern...
May '20
1st
Racing suspension

As I’m sure you will be aware, the national situation with the Coronavirus pandemic is changing daily and in line with our recent communication we promised to keep you up to date with how this impacts on sailing and access to the clubhouse. The committee have looked at current guidance from the RYA ...
Dec '19
17th
Pre Christmas Celebration

At the Steamer Inn Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 7pm Eat as much or as little as you want, choose from the menu on the night. All we need are your names. The more the merrier. To book. Please reply to Chris Read on: chris@thefamilyread.co.uk or 07753821477
Nov '19
9th
Laying Up Supper

Laying Up Supper Saturday, November 9th at the Bourne Hall Hotel. 7pm for 7.30pm Ladies and Gentlemen, with the very successful Sports Nationals now behind us, and the end of the sailing season imminent, we can turn our heads to our Laying-Up supper and the much-anticipated presentation of prizes....
Jul '19
7th
Scattering of ashes

Erling's family would like to scatter his ashes on the start line before the start of racing on the 7th July.
Jun '19
22nd
Wedding of Christopher Murphy and Josephine Pollon

The Wedding of Christopher Murphy and Josephine Pollon 22nd June 2019 You are all invited to the Evening celebrations at : the Wight Hotel, 11 Avenue Rd, Sandown PO36 8BN at 20:30 for drinks and live music from island band Storm. For those of you who wish to attend the Church ceremony, this will ...
May '19
1st
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 '19
28th
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 '19
21st
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 '19
20th
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 ...
Mar '19
16th
Fitting out supper

"Fitting Out Supper" aka Curry and Quiz night Saturday March 16th 7pm Marlborough Hotel, Shanklin Raffle: with great prizes from local contributors Please help us to kick the season off in style with home-made curries (with all the trimmings) from the Pascoal family, and dessert of Eton Mess. Test ...
Jan '19
23rd
2019 membership fees

The boat park and membership fees as well as the application form are now available from this page: https://www.shanklinsailingclub.com/membership.php
Nov '18
18th
Changes to club rules

Following today's AGM the rules have been amended so that a family member now includes children under 19 or under 25 if in full time education. 3) A FAMILY MEMBER, - which shall include one or two parents (as may be) and all children under the age of 19 or 25 in full-time education . The family u...
Nov '18
25th
EGM

There will be an EGM at the club house on Sunday 25th November at 10.30. More details in the members' section of the forum.
Nov '18
10th
Laying up supper

SSC Laying up Supper Saturday 10th November 2018 Shanklin Conservative Club The Regency Suite 7pm for 7.30pm We have managed to keep the price the same as last year with table service. £25 Per person £20 Younger Members two Courses from the Menu, normal portion size. Children under 13, menu follow...
Aug '18
5th
Conservative Challenge Cup

Due to the gusts of up to 43 knots this morning the Conservative Challenge Cup was not raced today. It has been rescheduled for next Sunday - 5th August. The Fox 2 Up and Sprint Series that it replaces have both been already settled. There will be up to six short open handicap races with the usua...
Mar '18
17th
Fitting out supper

17th March 1830 for 1900 hrs Hot & Cold Adult buffet £8.95 includes:- Selection of gourmet sandwiches Chorizo sausage rolls Bread /Olives/ Balsamic dip Meat Balls in Tomato Salsa Sauce Sweet Potato Fries Feta Salad Halloumi Kebabs Stone Baked Pizza Slices Children’s Menu £4.95 per head Chicken Nu...
Jan '18
5th
Changes to club rules

The committee would like to change the rules for family membership to the following. 3) A FAMILY MEMBER, - which shall include one or two parents (as may be) and all children under the age of 19 or 25 in full time education . The family unit shall have two votes excisable by both parents and full ...
Nov '17
22nd
Changes to the sailing instructions

The following change was made to the sailing instructions at the November committee meeting and was approved at the AGM. Was: 20 - If any club member is required to be the ROOD or any member is representing the club at an away fixture they will be given average points for that series. Now change...
Nov '17
18th
Laying up supper

The laying up supper will be held at Shanklin Conservative Club on the 18th November.
May '17
13th
Push the Boat Out

Open Day Shanklin Sailing Club is holding an open day on the 13th May between 9.30am and 1pm. Anybody can come along to Little Hope Beach at Shanklin and try out sailing on a Sprint 15 catamaran or a Laser Pico dinghy. You will be taken out with experienced sailors and you can do as much of the...
Mar '17
18th
Fitting Out Supper

The Fitting Out Supper will be held on Saturday the 18th March 2017 at UKSA in Cowes. 7.30pm. There will be a buffet - no need to choose beforehand. Bar. Sailing quiz. Free minibus transport from Shanklin Sailing Club to Cowes and back. £23.50 per person including meal. Contact Mark Randerson on...
Nov '16
4th
Changes to the sailing instructions

The following rules have been added to the Sailing Instructions following the committee meeting on the 3rd November: 25 - Sprint 15 catamarans without fixed cocktail cabinets whose average hull weight is less than 33kg shall carry correcting weights so that the combined weight of the two hulls and ...
Sep '16
29th
Five Pound Trophy

There will be an extra race at the end of the season for people that have not won a top level cup this year. It will take place on 29th September and any boat can take part. The following are excluded from helming, but they can crew. Simon Giles Paul Grattage Erling Holmberg Sean McKenna Stuart P...
Nov '16
12th
Laying Up Supper

The 2016 Laying Up Supper will be at the Regency Suite of Shanklin Conservative Club on Saturday the 12th November. 7 for 7.30pm. £23.50 per person. Children under 12 - £15. Contact Ian Wilkinson on 07717 738810.
Aug '16
21st
EW Austin Cup

The EW Austin Cup will be rerun on Sunday 25th September in place of the Preston race 10. This is an open handicap race.
Aug '16
14th
Sandown Regatta

Results of the regatta are here: http://www.shanklinsailingclub.com/open-series.php Series name 1st 2nd 3rd 2016 Sandown Regatta Race 1 Jamie Lavender, Chris Murphy 2016 Sandown Regatta Open Handicap Mark Pritchard, Liam Thom, Chris Murphy 2016 Sandown Regatta Sprint 15s Liam Thom, J...

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