Racing

Saltash Sailing Club have a very keen and competitive racing fleet, holding several very popular series of races in the river throughout the season from March to September for both Yachts and Dinghies from the Clubhouse just below the Tamar Bridge. 

 

Our Spring Series for PY, J24, NRC and MOCRA yachts takes place in Plymouth Sound over the four Saturday afternoons of April, with entries from both within the Club and the Port of Plymouth and surrounding area. These races are followed by plenty of après-sail, open to everyone, in the Clubhouse.

 

Our yacht racing is predominately sailed on Thursday evenings throughout the season but we also participate in offshore and cross channel races with other clubs.

 

The main dinghy racing night is Tuesday evenings, however several other events, including Area Topper weekends, and the ever-popular Joint SSC and Saltash Town Regatta. The dinghy racing season at the Club rounds off with our joint Autumn series in conjunction with Tamar River Sailing Club. Details of all racing can be found in our Sailing Instructions.

 

The Club is a Volvo Championship Club and holds training events throughout the season. We are also an accredited RYA training establishment with a very active Cadet section and we hold some adult training during the season.

 

Club member Tim Cross has produced this short video which gives the flavour of what happens on the river during Thursday night Yacht racing.