Please note the Race Officer intends to hold the Final Winter Series Race on Sat 14th at 11.00 hrs if at all possible; aiming for a compact race course. No doubt providing great viewing from SYC!

Given the forecast this race will be appropriate for experienced, fit, brave and hardy Winter Series sailors. Please only set sail if you are experienced and capable in the conditions!

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Salcombe Gin Merlin Week 2020. Post draw entry list. 30/8/2019 as amended 11 12 2019

Photo credit: Graham Cranford Smith See below updated entry list.   POINTS TO NOTE  - In 2019 there was an attrition of 21 from the entry list between the date of draw and the week itself.  Similar in 2018. More »

Published 00:00 on 11 Dec 2019

SYC Walk East Prawle 6th Dec

Despite the weather forecast, showers and winds gusting to 40 knots, about 20 keen walkers turned up at The Linhay, East Prawle for coffee.  The walk left about 10.45, with everyone wearing full waterproofs and picking up dogs from the village green on the way, including an extra one who did the initial part of the walk with us.  We headed down towards Horsley beach and then into the wind westward along the coast path More »

Published 12:03 on 10 Dec 2019

Winter Series Race 6. 7th December.

Salcombe Winter Series, Race 6. By Graham Cranford Smith and George Alexander.   Such being the way of things, the debate before departing the slipway at Batson for a promising race on Saturday morning, centred upon the etymology of the adjective: eponymous. This arose out of an earlier reference by Greening, to the most excellent appellative track, by Pink More »

Published 12:17 on 9 Dec 2019

Salcombe Yacht Club South West Water Pursuit Race

It has become a tradition for Salcombe Yacht Club dinghy racers to compete in the South West Water Pursuit Race on the day of the annual prize giving supper.  The reality were south easterly gale force winds but with the race area at least partially protected by the hills of East Portlemouth, sufficiently so for Race Officer Julian Meek to consider that racing was still on. The first challenge for the nine hardy sailors More »

Published 10:45 on 3 Dec 2019

Upcoming events

Nov 2Dec 21

RYA Day Skipper Theory Course

RYA Day Skipper Theory Course
Dec 20

18:00 - Xmas Carols at the Bar

Dec 21

11:00 - Festive Series Race 1

Dec 22

12:30 - Sunday Roast

Dec 26

11:00 - Festive Series Race 2

Dec 29

12:30 - Sunday Roast

Dec 31Jan 1

20:00 - New Year's Eve Party

Jan 1

10:30 - New Year's Day Ramble

Take a walk from SYC to Gara Hotel - blow
Jan 1

11:00 - Festive Series Race 3

Jan 5

12:30 - Sunday Roast

Jan 12

12:30 - Sunday Roast

Jan 19

12:30 - Sunday Roast

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