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.
After a five year run of defeats WWSC triumphed over Bosham SC in our annual Harbour Challenge races. In the Fast Handicap fleet Wittering sailors finished in all the top 6 spots, whilst we also took 2nd and 3rd places in the Slow Handicap fleet. Many thanks to everyone who turned out to support the club and to John and Mary Lansley for hosting the fish and chip van, the prize giving and
Published 5:00pm on 15 Aug 2017
Thanks to Tom Richardson, navigating the final stretch of Snowhill Creek on a falling tide will be a little easier in 2017. The transit works by lining up the white post above the gabions with the lower (NE) chimney of South Nore House. At this point you will be in the centre of the channel. Click on the link above to see for yourself.
Published 6:23pm on 7 Feb 2017