South Shields Sailing Club is hosting a UK Laser Association Qualifier event on the 22/23 September which will be attended by approximately 100 Laser Standard and Radials.
There will be no club sailing organised, but members and visitors are welcome to come along and lend a hand onshore, or just observe.
Many thanks to the numerous members that have volunteered their time to run this event. If you have volunteered please be at the club for 9:00 am on Saturday and 8:00am on Sunday.
Competitor parking and boat compound is in the Council car park closest to the club (south). There is a height restriction of 2.4m at the entrance. Taller vehicle can use the next Council car park (less than 5mins walk). Sandhaven caravan park is less than 10mins away for those needing such a facility.
The club compound is reserved for club member parking.
Itching to get back on the water? Don't worry, it's only a few weeks until the Spring Splash series starts!
Early season series every Sunday from11th February to 18th March (6 weekends).
2 races back to back each weekend starting at 11am. Average lap handicap racing. Prizes for top 3.We are a relaxed, friendly club with good competition from beginners up to national level racers. We have good launching, a large sailing area, all the challenges of tides and waves and good hot showers when you get back in.Entry fee for visitors £25/£20 double hander/single hander, £15/£10 under 21 includes boat storage in our secure compound at the club for the duration of the series. An additional deposit of £20 is required for visitor boat storage for the duration of the Spring Splash series. This will be refunded (i.e. cheques returned) on removal of the boats from the compound at the end of the series.
Visitors can Enter here or turn up and enter on the day.
See you on the water!
The 2017 Dinner Dance & Prize giving took place at the Sea Hotel last Saturday. After the fantastic meal and the prize giving was completed we were all entertained by the "Maverick Rejects" late into the night.
During the evening a Tombola was held which raised £244 for the RNLI.
If you want to see more of the evening Click Here
Massive congratulations to SSSC member , Chris Albert, and the rest of the GB Blind Sailing Team who won Gold at the world blind fleet racing sailing championships in the United States this week.
Photo shows Chris with his victorious teammates Jonny Russell Stevenson, Jonny Cormack and Laura Cammidge