Welcome to West Wittering Sailing Club
West Wittering Sailing Club was founded in 1950 by residents of West Wittering to cater for the sailing needs of the villagers. Members sail out of Snowhill Creek which is behind East Head at the entrance of Chichester Harbour.
The club’s season starts in early May and ends in early October. Dinghy races are held most weekends when the tide permits mainly on a handicap basis. On suitable week days the cruising members sails down the harbour, on the tide, to one of the other clubs for lunch. During the school holidays there are a number of Junior training events along with Junior Week which is a mixture of training, racing and destination sails.
The Last of the Summer Wine Pursuit Race on Saturday 15 October marked the end of the racing season. There were only five entries which was a shame as conditions improved and the race finished in sunshine and light winds. So that the race finished as close to the target time as possible the course was shortened by one mark. As is the aim of pursuit race, all boats finished quite close together. The race was
Congratulations to Ivan Western for winning the Cup Winners race last Sunday (2 October). He sailed a masterful race in very light winds and a strong tide. Keith Russell, who was second, won the Rabbits Race. See here for the full results. The Last of the Summer Wine pursuit race will now be sailed on Saturday 15 October 2016. The first start will be at 10:45. There will be no race on Sunday 16 October unless