4 September: ESC Regatta, Regatta Tea and an evening Terrace Party Caribbean / Soul food style: Live music and street food! Timings TBC early afternoon onwards. A Caribbean evening with a Steel band and a delicious array of Caribbean inspired soul food pulled Pork, Jerk Chicken and Veggie Jambalaya served with the odd rum punch or two. Junior Fun Friday's and COW week:
Published 00:00 on 23 Jun 2021
As we continue to open up the Club, we want to make the pool more accessible to members, so please note that the following will be in place from, Sunday 30 May; There will be NO booking system for the pool between 10:30-19:00 daily. It'll be free swimming only between these times, from 19:00 users of the pool should not disturb those swimmers wishing to swim lengths uninterrupted (Bye-law C1). All
Published 00:00 on 10 Jun 2021
Mark Broad reports from the Folly Race last weekend, which appeared to involve little wind and lots of prosecco
Published 15:47 on 9 Jun 2021
The Trustees are delighted to announce that the winners in the May draw were Richard Williams, Pearl Muers and Tim Keeping. Lady Blake performed the draw with the Commodore as overseer. It took place in private due to the Covid restrictions, but at least the weather allowed us to use the terrace and we hope to be able to conduct the June draw "live" on Friday 2 July. We are also excited to
Published 09:31 on 7 Jun 2021
Wildlife and their habitats in and around Chichester Harbour are under constant pressure from factors such as climate change, development and disturbance from human activity. As sailors, paddle enthusiasts and those working in marine industries, we have a duty to protect wildlife and enhance the environment. We share the waters we use for our recreation with an amazing array of wildlife, and the presence of boats should not necessarily have to mean disturbance to them.
Published 00:00 on 4 Jun 2021
Sunday 30 May saw ESC join the Final Straw Foundation and ESSC for the first of hopefully many organized beach cleans. Thank you to Sue Slight for rallying the ESC group and to those ESC members who gave up their time to help. Most of this is from members leaving boating rubbish in the boat park.
Published 04:21 on 28 May 2021
As part of our drive to better control the use of the limited resource that is our Members Car Park, in addition to the checking and control of parking permits we are shortly introducing some physical changes to the layout of the car park. These include new shingle-filled sleeper beds to better demark the physical extent of our private property and a series of both fixed and removeable bollards linked by chains that will allow
Published 10:00 on 26 May 2021
Tom Hulton has completed his handover of the running of the Blake Fund for Young Sailors and I'd like to thank him personally for his 3 years of very hard work on behalf of the Fund, moving it forward in leaps and bounds! Tom both suggested and oversaw the implementation of the monthly lottery, which has been hugely successful - in just 2 years it has generated almost £7,000, split more or less 50:50 between
Published 09:47 on 26 May 2021
Speed read: As a gentle reminder there are still rules in place until 21 June 2021: We are so enjoying being back in the Clubhouse for suppers, socials and drinks, and we are all ready to welcome everyone back in a safe and sociable way. Of course, Government Guidelines apply so please do familiarise yourself, your friends and families with the Government Guidelines for Phase 2. The
Published 07:13 on 26 May 2021
To all budding photographers/cinematographers / storytellers If anyone wants to take short video clips for Instagram stories or photos for Facebook of Martlets, Junior racing/coaching, race starts, social sailing, working parties etc please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can upload on to our social media platforms.
Published 07:04 on 26 May 2021