Rules from Monday March 8th 2021

You Can

  • Telephone the office 01202 672687 to make an appointment to work on your boat
  • Telephone the office 01202 672687 if you have concerns about your boat, the yard staff can check
  • Engage a contractor to work on your boat
  • Come to the Club as part of the night watch scheme ( You must observe social distancing
  • Socialize with your own household or support bubble or one other person from March 8th
  • Perform your own boat maintenance after March 8th if you make an appointment with the office

You Cannot

  • Come to the club unless your visit is agreed with the office
  • Use any of the club buildings, except to perform night watch duties
  • Socialise with anyone outside of your household or support bubble before March 8th
  • Use your boat for recreation. Outdoor sports facilities may not open until March 29th
  • Interact with staff. 1 in 3 people with the virus have no symptoms but are infectious. This might be you or them!

General Questions

  • Can I come to the Club?

    After March 8th. Your visit must be arranged in advance with the office. The Government advice until 29th March is still “Stay at Home”

  • Is the yard open?
    From March 8th the yard is open from 08.00 to 17.00 if you have made an appointment through the office. Between 17.00 and 08.00 the gates are shut and there is no access except for authorised nightwatch volunteers. The beach gate is locked day and night until March 29th
  • Concerned about your boat?
    Call the office 01202 672687 or email
  • Are contractors allowed to work?
    Yes. Contractors must arrange this with the office.
  • Can I perform routine maintenance?
    Yes but you will need to arrange an appointment.
  • Will my boat be checked if I cannot get to it?
    The yard staff will make external checks of boats and mooring lines. The night watch volunteers will help maintain security. Can you help with night watch? Email
  • Haulouts
    Restarting March 8th but contact the office by phone or email if you need to change your haulout. You must not put our staff at risk by interacting with them. You or they might have the virus without knowing it. You can only attend by arranging an appointment.
  • When can I bring my dinghy to the yard?
    You will be informed of your dinghy space. Boats may be brought down from 1st April


  • Can I sail?
    Outdoor sports facilities must stay closed until March 29th, when sailing may resume. Sadly, the government rules do not allow recreational boat use at the club before then
  • When will racing start?
    Tuesday 30th March Cruiser Early Summer Series
    Sunday 4th April Cruiser Early Spring Series
    Saturday 3rd April Dinghy Spring Series
    Monday 5th April Dinghy Spring Series
    Thursday 8th April Dinghy Spring Series
  • Can I stay overnight on my boat?
  • Friendly Fridays/Social Sundays
    Starts April 23rd 2021
  • Training
    Dates to be confirmed
  • Hiring Club Dinghies
    Not possible yet
  • Launch service to Swinging Moorings
    Date to be confirmed
  • Open Events, Regattas and Parties
    Parties not possible, open events to be confirmed


  • Main Gate
    The main gates are open in 08.00 to 17.00 only (except for night watch). You will need to have arranged an appointment to enter.
  • Beach Gate
    Open from March 29th
  • Office
    Telephone on 01202 672687 or email
  • Clubhouse
  • Toilets
    Open from 8th March. Wear a face covering, wash your hands and observe social distancing
  • Changing rooms
  • Showers
  • Bar and Catering
  • Sailing Office
  • Haven Office
    Closed except for night watch
  • Race Hut