The next event on the horizon at Sunderland is Roker Regatta on the weekend 9th & 10th of July. Two races are planned for Saturday afternoon and 3 races are planned for Sunday. There will be 3 classes, classes 1 & 2 will be for those boats wishing to use a spinnaker and class 3 will be for a non-spinnaker i.e., white sail. In recognition of the fact that some of the
Published 16:00 on 30 Jun 2022
Over the 25 th and 26 th of June, the club hosted 28 entries for the NEYYTS. Young sailors from around the region compete over the year in several events which count towards the series. They were treated to some testing conditions over the 2 days. Four Sunderland junior members represented the club over the 2 days showing some real grit and determination in their sailing, hopefully, next year we will see even more. Across
Published 15:49 on 30 Jun 2022
Sailing Away for the Jubilee The weekend saw something a bit different at the club to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. Saturday was our all-classes pursuit race which allowed dinghies and cruisers of all shapes and sizes to compete together on the same racetrack. The race management team of Kev and Helen did a sterling job managing the start times, radios transmissions, requests for timings from boats on the water,
Published 20:32 on 6 Jun 2022
The 11th December saw the inaugural Rudolph Regatta. This is an opportunity for newer members of the dinghy fleet to run an event, to demonstrate the skills they've learnt thanks to the dedicated and experienced members of the club who put so much in to coaching and improving the fleet. The Rudolph Race Management team had a great day running their first Regatta and would like to thank SYC members for their encouragement and guidance
Published 19:30 on 25 Dec 2021
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