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Sailing at Emsworth SC

The Club provides sailing opportunities for members of all ages and skills, from competitive dinghy racing to yachts (both cruising and racing), training to improve your sailing and powerboat driving, social sailing in company, but all with the emphasis on having fun on the water.

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Following the Prime Minister's announcement on Monday 22 February, we can now begin to plan our return to normal Club life. We will be following the RYA's guidance (below) but in summary this is how we will start re opening our Club: SAILING From Monday 8 March you will be able to access your dinghy/kayak/SUP from the dinghy park and launch from the More »

Published 21:31 on 7 Mar 2021

RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year Award - results

As you will know, ESC was a finalist in the "RYA and Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year" competition and I was therefore very privileged to attend the awards ceremony on Saturday 27 February. Ordinarily this takes place at Alexandra Palace, but this year, of course, it was a virtual event. The 10 finalists had all been sent questions in advance and submitted replies to the organisers, so we knew that we would be More »

Published 07:00 on 7 Mar 2021

Americas Cup 36 Fireside Chat 5 March

We are pleased to announce a fireside (Zoom) chat to prepare us all for the Americas Cup. We have a star cast of Mark Covell, Chips Howarth, Simon Payne and James Grant. More »

Published 00:00 on 5 Mar 2021

Ollie's Club Kitchen: Saturday night themed takeaways

Inspired by Facebook's "Virtual tours of world cities", at least we can still 'armchair travel' with Ollie's tasty takeaways! Next Stop is Mother's Day, and Tapas nights to follow, bringing back the successful Spanish and Greek takeaways. Remember Ollie offers alternative dishes for vegan, vegetarian and other dietary requirements. Check the website and Weekly Round Up every week for more details ( click here for the range of Ollie's menus). More »

Published 22:21 on 2 Mar 2021

Members' survey and House news

ESC programme 2021 coming out of lockdown We will continue to develop the events programme virtually and hopefully at the Club as we come out of lockdown. Please keep an eye on our website, the Weekly Round Up as well as the Emsworth dinghy sailors and Emsworth Sailing Club Facebook pages. The printed version will be available soon. In the meantime our events page has all forthcoming events More »

Published 21:54 on 2 Mar 2021

Harry at the RYA Dinghy Show

ESC Junior Harry Slight took to the Virtual Main stage at the RYA Dinghy Show on Sunday. Click this link to watch the recording. Harry was asked to join Kate Fortnam, RYA Green Blue Manager to discuss 'Protecting our Playground'. As if taking part in a live webinar wasn't scary enough, joining Harry and Kate was Saskia Sills, world champion British windsurfer and member of the British Sailing Team. Kate told the More »

Published 21:38 on 2 Mar 2021

International Women's Day

International Women's Day will be celebrated on Monday 8th March. This year's theme to create a gender equal world is 'Choose to Challenge'. We may not think this needs to happen in the world of sailing. RYA research show that girls drop out of the sport more often than boys, especially when it comes to racing. Back when we were running race training, Emsworth's Two Harbour Squad was successful in getting girls to More »

Published 00:00 on 2 Mar 2021

Zoom Talk: Saxon Naval Base in Chichester Harbour, Thursday 18 March, 1900

Zoom Talk: Saxon Naval Base in Chichester Harbour, Thursday 18 March, 1900 Did you know that Bosham, Chidham, Southbourne and Thorney Island were all once part of a Saxon naval base in Chichester Harbour? The evidence is there and local author and historian, Dr Philip MacDougall, will tell the story of this important naval facility and reveal the exact site of the harbour. He has written a More »

Published 00:00 on 23 Feb 2021

Upcoming events

March 1-31

Online Resuscitation Course

You are purchasing an Online resuscitation course, on completion
Mar 9

19:00 - Sailing Committee » Sailing Committee

Mar 13

RS 400 Open - CYC

Mar 13

Ollie's Saturday Night Takeawa…

Mar 14

Snowflake » Snowflake 9/10

Mar 14

Mother's Day lunch

Mar 16

19:00 - General Committee » General Committee

Mar 18

19:00 - Talk on A Saxon Naval Base in…

Zoom Talk: Saxon Naval Base in Chichester Harbour, Thursday
Mar 20

St Patricks Day evening

Mar 21

New Members' Drinks Reception…

Mar 22

19:00 - Instructors Induction via Zoom

If you would like to work at Emsworth Sailing Club
Mar 27

Chichester Harbour Federation…

March 27-28

RS Feva Spring Championship -…

Mar 27

19:00 - Zoom Bingo

Mar 28

Junior's Start of Season Meeti…

Mar 28

BST starts

Mar 30

Social Sailing » Social sailing - start of seas…

Apr 1

Pool Working Party

Apr 2

Penny Hunt

Apr 2

Blake Lottery Draw

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