Useful Links

SYC Links

Royal Escape Race Website
The Royal Escape is the largest offshore race on the South Coast outside of the Solent and is organised each year by the Sussex Yacht Club.

Sussex Yacht Club Training and Youth on Facebook

Sussex Yacht Club Keelboats on Facebook

Sussex Yacht Club on Twitter (@sussexyachtclub)
If you want information about access to this twitter account email

HMS Sussex Shipmates Association
Formerly known as the 'Sussex ex Chief and Petty Officers Association' (Old and Bold) and now opened to all ranks and rates. Meets at 2000 on the first Friday of every month at The Sussex Yacht Club. The meetings are generally social with opportunity for talks on matters of interest, quiz nights, etc. Anybody can come along and meet old friends and make new ones.

Weather and Tide

Channel Coastal Observatory
The Channel Coastal Observatory is the data management centre for the Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes and is hosted by New Forest District Council, in partnership with the University of Southampton and the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton.

Brighton wind and wave observations

Rustington wave observations

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office Tidal Predictions

Met Office
Inshore waters forecast and strong winds

Shoreham Port
Shoreham has been a port since before the Romans came and is today a thriving commercial port. Sussex Yacht Club has a close relationship with the port authorities who assist us in delivering a great marine leasure experience.

Shoreham Weather
Weather from a privately run station right on Shoreham Beach

Wind waves and weather forecast for Shoreham-by-Sea

Wind waves and weather forecast for Shoreham-by-Sea

XC Weather
Wind and weather maps for the UK.

Yacht Clubs & Other Maritime Links

Arun Yacht Club

Brighton Marina Yacht Club

Chichester Cruiser Racing Club

Chichester Yacht Club

International Sailing Federation

The Racing Rules of Sailing
The Racing Rules of Sailing (RRS) govern our sport on the water. They are revised and published every four years by ISAF

ISAF Offshore Special Regulations
The ISAF Offshore Special Regulations (OSR) govern offshore racing for monohulls and multihulls, structural features, yacht equipment, personal equipment and training.

Maritime and Coastguard Agency Press Office
The official blog of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency press office, where you will find press releases and other updates.

Newhaven Yacht Club

Newhaven and Seaford Sailing Club

Rye Harbour Sailing Club

Shoreham Lifeboat
There has been a lifeboat station in Shoreham Harbour for 147 years. The station was rebuilt in 2010 to house its state of the art Tamar all weather lifeboat.

The Shoreham Lifeboat Station Website

The Official RNLI Website

Société des Régates de Fécamp

Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club

Sussex Regatta Website
Organised by the Sussex Combined Yacht Clubs - Brighton Marina Yacht Club, Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club & Sussex Yacht Club.