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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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Latest news

Ollie's Club Kitchen: Saturday Night Themed Takeaways

Inspired by Facebooks 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 WRU each 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 Facebook pages 'Emsworth dinghy sailors' and 'Emsworth Sailing Club'. The printed version will be available soon. In the meantime https://www.emsworthsc.org.uk/events has all forthcoming events (on and off More »

Published 21:54 on 2 Mar 2021

Americas Cup 36 Fireside Chat

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 15:50 on 24 Feb 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

Tales from the Archives - A Close Shave

It is easy to forget how much sailing in the harbour has changed. For the first five years after the Second World War the pre-war built Emsworth One designs were being used, with members often going as far as Itchenor. The boats were not set out like a modern dinghy and demanded much physical effort to sail them. The mainsheet had only a small purchase and the big gunter mainsail exerted quite a pull. There More »

Published 11:49 on 16 Feb 2021

eSailing - RYA South Regional Final

Congratulations and 'good luck' to Luke Watson, who's been selected to represent ESC at the RYA's eSailing South Regional Final, part of the RYA's eSailing Winter Club Championships. Luke's sailed consistently well in the eSailing that we ran before Christmas, earning his nomination. The event format is simple, sailors will battle it out at a regional final with the winner progressing to a live UK final at the RYA virtual dinghy show. More »

Published 12:37 on 10 Feb 2021

Sailing news: 2020 winners

A round-up and celebration of the 2020 prize winners across the traditional series and cups, as well as sailing put on during the easing of lockdown. More »

Published 16:54 on 9 Feb 2021

Blake Fund Lottery Draw

The Blake Fund had already awarded nearly £3,000 to our junior sailors, over the last year, for training and outstanding achievements. The Fund has also given the same amount to 45 lucky lottery draw winners. Now, we are offering you a chance to become a lottery ticket holder, support our junior sailors and win some great cash prizes. It couldn't be easier to join and it only costs £5 per month for More »

Published 21:48 on 2 Feb 2021

Upcoming events

March 1-31

Online Resuscitation Course

You are purchasing an Online resuscitation course, on completion
Mar 5

Blake Lottery Draw

Mar 5

19:00 - Americas Cup Fireside Zoom Cha…

We are pleased to announce a fireside (Zoom) chat to
Mar 6

Ollie's Saturday Night Takeawa…

Une nuit à Paris Samedi 6 Mars 2021 £20pp
Mar 8

19:00 - House Committee » House Committee

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 27

Chichester Harbour Federation…

March 27-28

RS Feva Spring Championship -…

Mar 27

19:00 - Zoom Bingo

Mar 28

Junior start of season - TBC

Mar 28

BST starts

Mar 30

Social Sailing » Social sailing - start of seas…

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