I am sad to report that Shirley Skelcher died peacefully on Friday 30 th April , with her daughters Clare and Angela by her side. Many members will have met her last on the occasion of the dedication of the seat to her husband Barrie : it sits on the west balcony overlooking the river. Shirley and Barrie were members of Slaughden Sailing Club since the early days of the club and
Published 09:17 on 7 May 2021
Training has been the main topic in April.5 members of SSC undertook Part 1 of a Dinghy Instructor course in difficult conditions, but all performed extremely well and will proceed onto Part 2 when mix households should be possible. Upon completion this will really bolster our pool of resources to support the running of RYA Dinghy courses. On the topic of RYA courses we are pleased to announce that we have concluded an
Published 13:12 on 3 May 2021
AYC with Slaughden SC has a twice yearly Beach Clean from the Martello Tower to Fort Green. It's done within the guidelines of the Marine Conservation Society. Patrick Nicholls sets it up. He was planning for the May Day Bank Holiday Sunday May 2nd but it's sensible to change to Whitsunday, May 30th at 0930hrs , following a further easing of COVID rules. All helpers please meet on the sea wall by
Published 09:50 on 26 Apr 2021
Following recent updates from the Government, PHE and the RYA please find a re-cap of where we are at Slaughden Sailing Club. Track and Trace - The club will continue to operate a Track and Trace policy until otherwise advised. All members visiting the club should continue to sign in / out on every visit either using the book outside the South door entrance or
Published 16:59 on 8 Mar 2021
The RYA has published it's roadmap for opening up sailing. Please see https://www.rya.org.uk/newsevents/e-newsletters/in... It includes a simple what can open when guide.
Published 13:51 on 4 Mar 2021
Slaughden Sailing would like to pay their respects to Andrew Smith who sadly died in an accident whilst out Kite Surfing near Walbleswich beach. Andrew was highly qualified in his sport being a Senior BKSA Kitesurf Instructor- Level 2 + Head Instructor IKO kitesurfing Instructor- BSUPA Sup Instructor. -1st Aid Qualified. He introduced these sports to many along the Suffolk Coast and rivers with Safety always being
Published 16:08 on 21 Feb 2021
I have attached the latest RYA magazine.
Published 16:05 on 21 Feb 2021
Sadly Peter died on Sunday 28 th January in hospital. He had been poorly for some time and it was tough that during the 3 weeks he spent in hospital no-one could visit. His last visit to Slaughden was on a lovely sunny day last summer when he inspected the pathway he was instrumental in building between the club and Upson's Yard. One of the many building & fencing projects that he was
Published 15:35 on 12 Feb 2021
Robert Tindall has setup a taskforce to look at protecting the shore line at the club along with the possibility of improving the slipway and adding a pontoon. Some details are in the attached document. A forum has been setup, this can be found once members have logged into the website. Any member can read and comment on this forum.
Published 15:11 on 22 Jan 2021
As a result of the recent announcement that has catapulted Suffolk into Tier 4 the club have had to impose the following changes: - Closure of the clubhouse, once again, from 26 th December 2020. This in accordance with the directive that all indoor sports and health facilities should shut. However, the toilet facilities will remain accessible on a one in one out basis for any members attending the club.
Published 11:10 on 27 Dec 2020