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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 in April (or around Easter, if earlier) 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 sail 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 a Junior Week which is a fun mixture of informal training, racing and destination sails.


West Wittering Sailing Club is an RYA Accredited Training Centre.

Latest news

Shackleton Evening (March 16)

Martin Thomas is giving an illustrated talk about this amazing man with supper at the pub afterwards (supper places limited). Book now! More »

Published 7:38pm on 8 Dec 2018

Walk to ISC plus lunch (Jan 20th)

Reserve your place on this walk plus lunch on January 20. Join at Snowhill (11am) or anywhere along the route. Lunch around 12.45 pm. More »

Published 7:10pm on 8 Dec 2018

Upcoming events

Jan 20

Harbour Walk to Lunch at ISC

Enjoy a walk followed by a Sunday Roast lunch at Itchenor
Mar 16

Beach Working Party

Help us get the Hard ready for another sailing season
Mar 16

Shackleton Evening » In the footsteps of Shackleton

Illustrated talk on Ernest Shackleton by Martin Thomas
Mar 16

Shackleton Evening » After talk supper

Supper at the pub afterwards. NB numbers limited
Mar 17

Tenders Down

Tenders can be taken back onto the Hard from "first light"
Mar 23

Boats Down

From "first light" boats may be returned to the Hard

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