Sailing

sailing-20060528-2137Dinghy racing predominantly takes place on Sundays between March and October.  Wednesday evening racing takes place during the summer months.

During the summer months we hold our WOW (Women On Water) sessions on Thursday evenings.

Friday nights during the summer are cadet nights – where you can learn to sail and improve your skills in a safe, structured manner.

We have informal sailing sessions on Saturdays from May to October which we call “Skills Saturdays”.

Racing

The club promotes general handicap and class racing with fast and slow fleets and individual trophy events. All skill levels are catered for from expert to beginner and coaching courses are arranged at least once a year.

Racing is also held on Wednesday evenings from first week in May to the first week on September.  The race starts at 7.00pm prompt.

Felpham Sailing Club is a RYA Training Centre and have also achieved the RYA Onboard Status and Volvo Championship Club award.

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Informal sailing

Informal sessions take place on a Saturdays, usually suited to low tides.  These sessions give sailors time to go out and practice with the security of safety craft.    Experienced sailors are happy to pass on their knowledge to others within the club on specific subjects, e.g., use of spinnaker, mark rounding etc.

WoW (Women on Water)

Women on Water is on a Thursday evening and has a regular turnout of ladies from beginners to experienced sailors.   This is an informal session encouraging the ladies to have taster sessions through to confidence building.

Cadets

Friday night is cadet night which run from May to September, weather dependent.  More information can be found in the cadet section of this site.

Boat Hire

Boat hire is available to members – see the boat hire page for more details.

Championships

Felpham Sailing Club is able to host national events, having hosted the Solo Nationals, the Blaze Nationals and the Contender Nationals in recent years. During 2015 we hosted the West Sussex Schools Youth Sailing Association (which involved just under 100 boats), the Tasar Nationals and the Solution Nationals.

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If you are looking for a sea venue for a dinghy class event, please get in touch.