SHYC CRUISING CALENDAR 2020
All dates are those planned but every boat is free to arrive and depart before or after the dates, as they wish. Both Power and Sail boats and welcome on all the cruises. All trips will of course be dependent upon the weather. Other trips may be added during the year.
Shakedown Cruise to Brighton
Saturday 11th April Sail to Brighton
Saturday 11th April Party in Brighton
Sunday 12th April Sail back to Eastbourne
Dieppe Dash support – details to follow, but this is an opportunity to join the ‘Dash’ as a cruiser and participate in the social fun
Friday 8th May Sail to Dieppe
Saturday 9th May Party in Dieppe
Sunday 10th May Return to Eastbourne
Visit by The Le Treport Sailing Clubs
Thursday 21st May Le Treport members sail to Eastbourne
Friday 22nd May Reception and lunch for Le Treport members
Saturday 23rd May Our Yacht Club hosts Le Treport members for dinner
Sunday 24th May Le Treport Members sail back to France
Royal Escape support – details to follow, but this is another opportunity to follow the racers and join in the fun of the Royal Escape
Friday 22nd May Sail to Fecamp
Saturday 23rd May Party at Fecamp
Sunday 24th May Sail back to Eastbourne
I’m afraid to have to announce that this event has been cancelled this year.
Two Week Summer Cruise – West Country
Friday 12th June Depart
Saturday 28th June Return
Like all our cruises, our annual fortnight cruise is open to both sailing and powerboats and this year we are aiming to go to the West Country. How far we get will be down to the weather, but in the past, we have made Falmouth comfortably. This year some of our members are thinking of going to the Scilly Islands. We hope for good sailing weather, and we know there will be lots of social activities!
Weekend Cruise to St Valery-en- Caux
Friday 17th July Sail to St Valerie
Saturday 18th July Day in St Valerie and pontoon party at cocktail hour
Sunday 19th July Sail back to Eastbourne
Weekend Cruise to Boulogne
Friday 31st July Sail to Boulogne
Saturday 1st August Day in Boulogne
Sunday 2nd Return to Eastbourne
Thursday 13 August – Sunday 16 August
One of the towns biggest events is always great fun to watch from the sea. Take some friends out on your boat for the event then come and party in the Club on the Friday or Saturday night and enjoy the entertainment.
SHYC Regatta Weekend
Saturday 29th August to Monday 31st August
This is our Flagship event where we have the opportunity to open our Club up to the public to show them what we have to offer. We combine great yacht racing with onshore entertainment and activities in the harbour.
Commodores sail past
Saturday 5th September – late afternoon
Dress your boat up and join other members as we sail around the harbour and salute the Commodore. Afterwards join in the big party in the Club.
Visit to Le Treport
These are provisional dates and will be confirmed once the Le Treport harbour master has given his approval.
Friday 11th September Sail to Le Treport
Saturday 12th September We will be entertained by the Le Treport yacht clubs
Sunday 13th September Return to Eastbourne
This is an excellent weekend when we are entertained by our friends at the Le Treport yacht clubs. It’s always a weekend not to be missed. Several members opt to extend the trip by spending a couple of extra nights in Dieppe.
Saturday, 17th October
Join your friends, crew and others members for this traditional Black Tie Event that celecrates the life, sucesses and victories of our national hero, Lord Nelson. Held in The Royal Sovereign Suite, this is one of the Club’s traditional formal evenings, and is very popular.
Laying Up Supper
Saturday, 28th November
Another popular Black Tie dinner, this evening represents the end of another yachting season. There are stories, presentations and prizes prompting great memories of yet another (hopefully) successful season on the water!