Learn to Sail

  • Surf, sea, and then sailing

    Surf, sea, and then sailing

    Sundays Autumn series races 5 and 6 ran back to back. Just as well, what with heavy surf to get your dinghy to break through off the beach, then quite a swell meant only one launch for two races. 17 boats took to the water, including novice Lee Roberts, who is really getting the feel …More »

  • BSC Sailors success!

    BSC Sailors success!

    The sail training skipper Richard Eagleton disappeared to Scotland and took 2nd place in the Scottish Europe Championship, before returning to Highcliffe and joining Neil Smith at the UK Europe Nationals where he was 3rd and Neil 16th. Well done to them both. The Club also had success in the East Sussex Coastal Champs, the …More »

  • Tough Conditions faced by the brave few

    Tough Conditions faced by the brave few

    Tough Conditions faced by the brave few Sadly no sailing was possible on Sunday when the Class Cup races were due to come to a head together with the opener for the Autumn Series. Big seas and wind gusts did not prevent 9 boats seeking victory on Saturday however. Still of those 9 the difficulties …More »

  • The long awaited Novices Regatta

    The long awaited Novices Regatta

    The long awaited Novices Regatta took place this weekend. More experienced sailors were free to also partake but suffered a serious time handicap to add to any normal shortcomings! With very different conditions on each day, the sailors techniques were thoroughly tested over 4 races, with an interesting climax as race 4 finished. 4 dinghies …More »

  • 'Early Wormers' - after party

    ‘Early Wormers’ – after party

    A good fleet ventured out on a quiet sea last Sunday morning for rounds 3 and 4 of the series. A very good response following the festivities that followed the Clubs collaboration with the De La Warr Pavilion’s event the previous evening (see next article). All fleets were represented …Assymetric, RS 400 sailors Dusty Miller …More »

  • RYA Level 3 success

    RYA Level 3 success

    Although it was not possible to race on Sunday, members were able to complete the Royal Yacht Association Level 3 course on Saturday. Some of the training was “virtual” but with experienced sailors on hand to guide very effective. It takes style and technique to capsize on the beach, but John and Steve did their …More »

  • Get Sailing Group - Novices and the Nervous! New this Season

    Get Sailing Group – Novices and the Nervous! New this Season

    The Get Sailing Group is a new feature in this year’s programme. It’s an idea to help build confidence and skills for anyone who is wary of joining in the racing. Anyone who doesn’t want to race can join in. This is how it works: Organise a Club boat – or use your own boat. …More »

  • Race Running Course Laying

    Race Running Course Laying

    Good races mean good sailing. Better courses mean better sailing. Ever had a bad start? Ever been frustrated by biased beats? Ever struggled with bad downwind legs? Ever panicked in the box? Come and learn more about running the race and laying the course. Get the long and the short of it all from Richard …More »

  • RYA Push the Boat Out Free Taster Sails at Bexhill Sailing Club 2017

    RYA Push the Boat Out Free Taster Sails at Bexhill Sailing Club 2017

    Bexhill Sailing Club is offering the opportunity to anyone who has little or no experience of sailing dinghies but wants to get out onto the water to see if learning to sail is for them. The session is being held on Saturday, 13th May from 12 noon onwards. There is no charge for the session. …More »