Bembridge Sailing Club

Embankment Road, Bembridge,

Isle of Wight PO35 5NR

Tel: 01983 872237 (Club Manager), 01983 872686 (Bar & Catering), 01983 874950 (Fax)


This was the Club website from 11th of June 1997 to 16:00 12th of April 2013.

Although primarily an archive site, the weekly report, In the News, Useful reminders, photos, the weekly sailing report & obituary are still being updated weekly.

2016 Club Sailing & Social Programme - I am afraid that you will need to visit the new Club website for updates or amendments



It is with great sadness that we have to announce that Santa Raymond died on Tuesday 14th June in the South of France. She was 79 and had re-joined BSC in 2013.

Further details will be promulgated as soon as they are known.

News Update - 11th & 12th June 2016

Some nice racing in relatively benign conditions over the weekend. Congratulations to Bruce Huber in No 14 Redwing Redstart II who won the Nicholson Trophy (Round the Forts) with two firsts and a second. To read the full race report click here

In the News

BSC Monthly "Porthole" - to read the monthly Newsletter (June 2016) click here.

RYA Southern Region Monthly Newsletter - to read the monthly Newsletter (June 2016) click here.

"Bembridge Breeze" - to read the Spring/Summer 2015 edition of "Bembridge Breeze" - the Harbour Authority's bi-annual magazine - click Bembridge Breeze.

On the water ... - to read the June 2016 edition of "On the water ..." - the Harbour Authority's monthly Newsletter - click here.

High & Dry - to read the April 2016 Bembridge Boat Storage Newsletter - click here.

Bembridge Harbour - LNTM (1/2016) provides general guidence and should be read by all harbour users. LNTM (2/2016) provides navigational information.

RYA "Partner" - we are an RYA "Partner" and will earn commission on any books ordered through the RYA web-shop; also on new RYA membership. To order or to become a member click here.

Useful Information/Reminders

"Conversations with Cavendish Morton" - to place an order for Bella Janson's beautiful book either put you name on the list in the office or click here. To read Bella's lovely eulogy at Cavy's funeral on 17th February click here.

Mike Samuelson e-Mail - for race management, VHF, CRO, 1st Aid courses & CEVNI please now use - many thanks.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - although designed primarily for new members, they cover a wide range of topics and will hopefully be of use to all members. Click here to download a copy

Itchenor Weekend - 11th & 12th June 2016 - click here to view some photos of the weekend. For the Itchenor SC photos of Saturday's racing click here

MOCRA Bembridge Regatta 2015 (Saturday - Sunday 12th & 13th September 2015) - to view some photos of the racing click here.

Illusions National Championships 2016 - 27th & 28th February 2016) - to view some photos of the weekend click here


Recent Photos - by a variety of photographers

Most of the Nicholson Trophy crews - Saturday 18th June - photo by Mike

Start of the first race but where are the other four boats? - Saturday 18th June - photo by Mike

Anna Row having won the first race - Saturday 18th June - photo by Mike

Sarah & Sophie - Saturday 18th June - photo by Mike

Philip Bown & Peter Grimaldi winning by a country mile on the race back from Portsmouth - Saturday 18th June - photo by Mike

Chris Andreae & John Cleave in No 33 Sophie just pipped at the finish by Tom Scott in Siskin - Saturday 18th June - photo by Mike

The leading three at St Helens - Sunday 19th June - photo by Mike

Mark Grz just finishing ahead of Norman Marshall - Sunday 19th June - photo by Mike

Redstart II about to win - Sunday 19th June - photo by Mike

Avocet (with budding crew Rose MacInnes (10)) about to cross the finish line - Sunday 19th June - photo by Mike

The "All Occasion" Card of our Paul Maze Painting. Order through the office (1.50)

The "All Occasion" of Colonel's Hard by Cavy Morton. Order though the office (1.50)

Obituary 2015 - 2016

Cavendish Morton - 30th January 2015
Heather Sloley - 9th February 2015
[John Green - 14th February 2015]
Colin Winser - 22nd February 2015
Anita Davenport - 28th February 2015
Jill Dearden - 20th May 2015
Hugh (Lord) Griffiths - 30th May 2015
[Julian Alison - 3rd October 2015]
David Culverwell - 21st October 2015
Jonathan Janson - 29th November 2015
Ann Chiesman - 27th January 2016
Dr Philip James - 9th February 2016
Pat Wirdnam - 13th February 2016
Sir Robin Campbell Bt - 12th March 2016
Santa Raymond - 14th June 2016

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Copyright © 1997 - Mike Samuelson
This Home Page was created by WebEdit, 11 June 1997 & updated using DHTML Menu on 31 January 2006
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Most recent revision 19th June 2016

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