COVID-19 update – 20 May 2020
Following the Governments relaxation on the rules, recreational sailing is now permitted. Social Distancing Must Be Maintained and the advice from the Government must be followed.
Please use your common sense. This is NOT a return to Normal.
Trevor Bryant, Commodore
|Area||Access and Limitations|
Use Sanitiser, assume everything is contaminated
|Shore House Pound||Yes, Social Distancing applies|
|Shore House Jetty||Limited, Social Distancing applies|
2 yachts outside, either end of jetty, 30 mins max
1 RIB on RIB pontoon, 30 minx max
Club launches only on inside.
|Shore House Slipway||Yes, Social Distancing applies|
|Lobster Quay Pound||Yes, Social Distancing applies|
No cars or road trailers
Only 1 vessel in wash down area
|Lobster Jetty||Limited, Social Distancing applies|
Maximum of 2 dinghies and 1 tender
Only 1 vessel on bridge
No rigging, unless essential for class of dinghy, 15 mins max.
No Private/Members RIBs
|Outboard Shed||Yes, Social Distancing applies|
|Launches||Yes as fuel is available.|
|Shore House Building||No, Staff only|
|Shore House Garden||Yes, Social Distancing applies|
|Lobster Building||No, Staff only|
|General Sailing||Yes, Social Distancing applies|
|Any form of Club Racing||No|
|Any form of training||No|
- Harbour Office is closed but answering phone and email.
- The River Taxi is operating but requires passengers to wear a face covering.
- Check with Harbours and Marinas to see if they are open and what facilities are available before setting out.
- We understand that overnight stays are not permitted unless the vessel is your primary residence.
- The 2 metre rule has to be observed within the grounds of the club, this will not be easy.
- All those self-isolating because they have experienced symptoms in the last 7 days, or are living with someone displaying symptoms and are self-isolating for 14 days, please stay away.
Yacht Racing, Home of the Warsash Spring Series, Weekend Cruises, Dinghy Racing, Youth Training, Women on Water, great catering and a very active social programme are all on offer at our club. We are a club run by our members located at the entrance to the Hamble River, at the heart of UK sailing with easy access to the Solent.
Our club has two sites, Shore House and Lobster Quay, each with a club building, about 50 metres apart. Shore House clubhouse has fabulous views of the water borne activities and houses our administration and social facilities. Directly opposite Shore House is our jetty with mooring facilities and the club race box. Lobster Quay clubhouse provides showers, changing and training facilities and an all states of the tide launching facility.
The success of WSC is due to its balanced membership and activities, with members cruising and racing in boats from dinghies to the largest blue water yachts.
With over 1300 members nearly all areas of marine expertise are represented within the Club which effectively means that help and advice is always readily available.