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 Winter Series Race 5

    Far out in the cosmos, the sun and moon together, conspire that in Salcombe, low water spring tides invariably occur around mid-day. This happens to be the start time, thereabouts, of the SYC club racing programme. Last Saturday and more locally, a substantial high-pressure system also dominated the British Isles. This meant there was no wind to be had in Salcombe other than in the dinghy park. This being

    Published 15:16 on 4 Dec 2017

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    After stowing away the club dinghies and hanging up their wetsuits for the winter, young sailors from Salcombe Yacht Club marked the end of an active season of sailing with an evening of celebration and prize giving at the club house in Salcombe.  From May to October they have been learning to sail, making friends and having fun, while of course getting wet !  With one of most perfect sailing locations to be found anywhere,

    Published 12:25 on 29 Nov 2017

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    Salcombe Yacht Club Winter Series Race 4

    Saturday sailing - Winter Series

    Published 00:00 on 27 Nov 2017

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    Floral Workshop - Weds 22 November

    The Floral Workshop held on Weds 22 November at the Club was a great success. Our thanks go to Pam Smout who ran the workshop. All the ladies had a wonderful morning, starting  off with coffee and homemade cookies followed by a comprehensive lesson in flower arranging. The results were superb - as you can tell from the photo - do come and join us for the Christmas Wreath Workshop on Weds 29th November.

    Published 14:24 on 22 Nov 2017

  • Winter Race Series 3

    Salcombe Yacht Club Winter Series Race 3 A fresh westerly breeze with a touch of autumnal chill and the occasional patch of sunshine combined to create pleasant sailing conditions on Saturday afternoon. A spring tide low water shortly before the start lead the Race Officer to keep the fleets in the main part of the Estuary, setting a beat to Blackstone and a run down to Saltstone, followed by a Blackstone/Crossways lap

    Published 16:07 on 21 Nov 2017

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    Winter Series Race 2

    Salcombe Yacht Club,    Winter Series Race 2 There was an element of confusion both off and on the water for Saturday sailors at Salcombe on Nov 4 th .  Off the water, web site entries opened for the highly popular July 2018 National Merlin Rocket sailing dinghy Week and the maximum quota of 120 boats was reached within an hour, however complications with the operation of the new site

    Published 13:51 on 10 Nov 2017

  • SWW Pursuit Start times.

    The start number will be displayed 1 min before the start and removed as those classes start. Each Start will have a sound signal, a second signal will be sounded if any boats are OCS. At 90 mins the position of the boats will be recorded.Please see the schedule below of Start times for Saturdays SWW Pursuit Race. Please turn up in good time and

    Published 10:42 on 10 Nov 2017

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    Solo Western Area Championships at Salcombe Yacht Club

    On the weekend of October 28 th and 29 th Salcombe hosted the Western Area Championships for the Solo dinghy, the event sponsored by Coast and Country Cottages. Salcombe’s association with Solos dates back to the 1950s thanks to local boat builder and multiple national champion Alec Stone and it is still home to one of the largest Solo fleets in the country. The ranks of local sailors were joined by a healthy

    Published 00:00 on 29 Oct 2017

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    September 200 Club Winners

    The winners of the draw for the 200 club in September were: 39 – Gerrald Woodruth – £150 85 – Andrew Arthur – £70 67 – Mike and Sue O'Brien – £30 Congratulations!!!

    Published 09:00 on 26 Sep 2017

  • Salcombe Yacht Club Autumn Series Race 4

    An early autumn day, with a force two to three southeasterly and bright sunshine encouraged the Salcombe Yacht Club dinghy sailors to enjoy the harbour, now almost clear of the summer RIBs and Boston Whalers. Race Officer Andrew Wood set a course that maximised the upper reaches of the harbour, which were more perfectly aligned than the lower reaches; sadly in order to achieve a start to windward, it was necessary to negotiate the

    Published 17:00 on 23 Sep 2017

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