We had a great time hosting the Musto Skiff Class in the summer and this weekend they are back for an open event. Racing will take place in Whitburn Bay on 23 rd and 24 th October. Look out for them and their colourful spinnakers this weekend. It promises to be a great weekend's racing at SYC.
Published 19:06 on 19 Oct 2021
Sunderland Yacht Club was pleased to welcome back the UKLA Laser fleet on 25th and 26th September for the UKLA Autumn ILCA 6 and ILCA 7 Qualifier event. The weekend delivered some excellent racing with over 70 boats participating. Well done to all the sailors, we hope you enjoyed your trip to SYC and many thanks to our SYC volunteers for running a great event!
Published 18:58 on 19 Oct 2021
Sunderland Yacht Club is pleased to extend a warm welcome to the Musto Skiff Class for the 2021 UK MUSTO Skiff National Championships Thursday 29th July to Sunday 1st August 2021. The club has a long history with the Skiff class and we are very much looking forward to hosting the event and welcoming them back to our club. Racing of the 60+ strong fleet will take place in Whitburn Bay over the 4
Published 12:34 on 28 Jul 2021
This weekend on the 10th & 11th July 2021 sees the club hosting the Roker Regatta. Always a great event in the sailing calendar. Racing will take place between Sunderland Harbour Entrance and Whitburn Bay. Members of any Club recognised by NECRA are welcome to enter or if you'd just like to watch some great racing, look out for us in the Bay.
Published 15:32 on 7 Jul 2021
Congratulations to the 5 new and existing members on the level one course over the bank holiday weekend. Everyone came on leaps and bounds in confidence and competence and Steve and I really enjoyed teaching the course. Teaching the entire course outside was a throwback to my years teaching abroad, without the temperatures to match, but the smiles and screams of delight were worth it. If you were on the course make sure you get
Published 20:46 on 6 May 2021
Many thanks to all those who played a part in making lift-in a safe and successful day. An awful lot of work went on behind the scenes before the day and continued on all through the day. It was a relief to many, to see boats start moving just over 12 months after we first locked down. Here's to a safe, healthy and hopefully more positive year.
Published 19:54 on 1 May 2021
A great re-start to the dinghy sailing at the club. Fantastic to see everyone out safely, some great practice races ready for the start of the upcoming race series - I hope there are some sailing watches on order ready for the start sequences!! Remember racing starts on Saturday 8th May keelboat programme starts Wednesday 5th May. Good luck and happy sailing.
Published 19:00 on 1 May 2021
Over the winter our beach profile has changed somewhat and we now have a lot more exposed rock. As you can see from the photo there is a strip of sand suitable for launching from. There is a large sandbank just below the rocks which over time will hopefully wash back in and cover the rock but until then if you are launching dinghies you need to be aware that when you get out it
Published 09:56 on 1 Apr 2021
With the relaxations of some covid restrictions, small mooring work-parties have begun this week in readiness for a late April lift-in. Many thanks to all who have given their time in a slightly different way to how things have been done in the past. I know they have worked hard in a variety of weather conditions to make sure everything will be ready for the season ahead.
Published 12:35 on 31 Mar 2021
Find the latest Notice To Mariners from Harbour Master, Port Authority
Published 16:13 on 11 Feb 2021