We are delighted to be able to announce that the schedule for the on-water activities taking place instead of Pyefleet Week has been confirmed and that sailing will take place from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 August with Sunday 9 August as a reserve day in case of bad weather. WHAT'S ON OFFER Supported Sailing The Supported Sailing sessions will take place on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Published 18:52 on 23 Jul 2020
We are delighted to confirm that this week's General Committee meeting ratified a proposal that Letty Heppell and Craig Bond be appointed as Joint Cadet Captains, replacing Warren Tudor who stood down prior to the AGM. Craig and Letty will be well known to many of you, but for those who haven't yet met them here is a little introduction to them. Both Letty and Craig have been members of the club
Published 16:57 on 9 Jul 2020
In preparation for the Competitive Sailing Series event taking place this Saturday 11 July (first start 14.00) and in response to feedback from the competitors, Amendments to the Notice of Race and the Sailing Instructions, a second set of Notes for Competitors and an amended Class Starts & Groups 2020 list have been published and can be found in the Club Racing Documents section. Competitors are asked to ensure they read these change
Published 11:58 on 9 Jul 2020
It is with the greatest sadness that we must announce the death of BSC Honorary Life Member Peter Bishop. He died peacefully at his home early on the morning of Tuesday 7 July, just a few days short of his 95 th birthday. Peter was a member of the club for almost half a century, having joined in summer 1973 with his wife June and their children Richard and Sarah. From the outset
Published 08:50 on 8 Jul 2020
Vice Commodore Alec Mumford and OOD David Gibbons talk us through the requirements and plans for our Competitive Sailing Series test event this coming Sunday 5 July. Please ensure that you watch the video in full and also review the four relevant documents on the Club Racing Documents library (1. The Competitive Sailing Series Notice Of Race, 2. the Competitive Sailing Series Sailing Instructions, 3. the Competitive Sailing Series Briefing Notes, 4. the
Published 22:15 on 30 Jun 2020
The current Covid-19 restrictions mean that it will not be possible for the club to run Pyefleet Week 2020 in the traditional format we all know and love including a full social programme and full access to the clubhouse and changing facilities. There have been indications that members might still wish to take part in some on-water activities and/or racing during what would have been Pyefleet Week (1 to 7 August) and to
Published 18:35 on 30 Jun 2020
Vice Commodore Sailing Alec Mumford brings us up to date with the latest developments in BSC's return to sailing plans and progress including details of forthcoming activity during July.
Published 13:57 on 30 Jun 2020
The sailing area for this afternoon's test supported sailing event from 15.00 to 19.00 has been defined as per this image and the forecast cuurently looks good. Please read the info at https://www.sailbrightlingsea.com/article/going-organised-sailing-what-to-expect if you plan to participate.
Published 11:25 on 26 Jun 2020
Sailors NO changing facilities not even in the toilet. Come changed Don't touch other boats not even to help and ensure you Socially Distance when rigging, launching and recovering. Move your boat if necessary. Keep left on the ramp. Make sure you are ready to go before approaching the ramp and a crew or household bubble member deals with the trolley where possible. Go straight to
Published 11:01 on 26 Jun 2020
Return To Club Organised Activity - First Test Event This Friday 26 June The BSC General Committee convened last night (Wed 24 June) to approve actions put to them by the COVID-19 Sub Committee to move to the next stage of the club's return to sailing plan (see below). The COVID-19 team has been meeting fortnightly to discuss new guidance and also attending weekly briefing conference calls with the RYA.
Published 13:27 on 25 Jun 2020