Shotley Point Yacht Club 2017-05-19T16:44:55+00:00

Based at Shotley Marina at the confluence of the Rivers Stour and Orwell,
Shotley Point Yacht Club welcomes all boaters to join our friendly club where you will find like-minded people with an interest in sailing the East Coast and beyond.

To encourage membership, we keep our fees very low (only £65 to Join, covers two adults and any children of the family, and £50 pa. there after); adopt a friendly, unstuffy and informal approach to sailing life, putting all our efforts into organising and running a full and varied programme of sailing, social and training events each year.

Our cruising events are designed so that most boat owning members can participate if they wish. Cruises are mainly to the many destinations around the East Coast and Thames Estuary, not involving long sails and so are ideal for family sailors, although there are usually one or two trips to Holland, Belgium or France each year. The emphasis is on the social side of things, a glass or two of wine aboard, yacht club meals and BBQ’s often feature.

RYA Affiliated

Annual Cruising Events include

  • Ipswich

  • Bradwell & Tollesbury

  • Burnham on Crouch

  • Clacton Airshow

  • Hamford Water and Backwaters

  • Thames

  • Walton & Frinton

  • French Channel Ports

  • Dutch Inland Waterways

  • West Mersea Regatta & Fireworks

  • Woodbridge

  • Heybridge

  • Limehouse Basin

  • Graveline – France

  • River Medway and Chatham

As well as a number of social events such as Fitting Out Supper, Trinity House visit and lunch, Wrabness BBQ, Hog Roast, quiz night, Laying up Supper and Christmas Party.

During the winter months we run a number of interesting and helpful training/learning days based upon sailing skills and safety plus the occasional First Aid course, Sea Survival course and Wine Tasting evening.

If you are new to boating or to the East Coast or you want to extend your cruising horizons and social life then you will find a warm welcome at SPYC.

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