Saturday 2nd September Laser Open Meeting hosted by Starcross Yacht Club. Full details including, entry form, Notice of Race and SI’s on SYCs website.

Turf BBQ trip

Turf BBQ trip

Bookings are now closed for the sail to the Turf on Sat 22nd. Although you are still welcome to come along and order your own food, of course. Should be a great experience as always!  

Bank Holiday weekend

Bank Holiday weekend

Friday night is curry night! Only £5 for delicious home made curry including naan. There are races on Friday, Saturday and Sunday – and on Monday is the Squires Cup, seeing boats from most of the Exe clubs competing. Register online!    

Exmouth Approach Channel Survey 29/03/2017

Exmouth Approach Channel Survey 29/03/2017

The following depth soundings were taken between SWM and 7/8 Channel markers in the Exmouth approaches on Wed.29th Mar.2017 at low water during MLWS when low water was predicted to be 0.0m.  Depths below 0.7m were surveyed at a higher tide using the previously checked datum.  Most RIBs touch bottom at 0.7m!  Originally the SWM […]

Exe Estuary Voluntary Exclusion Zone

Exe Estuary Voluntary Exclusion Zone

There is a proposal from the 3 local councils bordering the Exe estuary to set up 2 “Voluntary Exclusion Zones” . The zones are intended to prevent disturbance caused by human activity to overwintering birds. The proposals emanate from a paper in 2011 called the Exe Disturbance Report. The 2 zones currently identified are at […]

Getting closer to the start of the season

Getting closer to the start of the season

The sailing calendar has been published, craning afloat is only a month away and thoughts are turning to sailing and boats. This Friday, Chaz is giving a practical talk about the RNLI campaign Respect the Water. The following Friday, George and Jim are leading a ‘racing know-how’ talk including the start sequence and flags. Craning […]

2016 Sailing Awards

2016 Sailing Awards

Following the Sailing Awards Evening on Friday 11th November, here are the award winners.  Congratulations to all: Dinghies Moore Cup                 14 races sailed out of 14 scheduled – 4 discards                                     1st        George Collett (10 pts)                                     2nd       Dave Collett (28 pts) Peters Cup                  8 races sailed out of 10 programmed – 1 discard […]