Sidmouth · Sailing · Club

1936 Scorpion dinghy ornament 2020

About Us

Sidmouth SC is a small, family-oriented dinghy sailing club with active racing and training programmes for both adults and children. Racing takes place mostly in the four club classes: Scorpion, Laser, Topper and RS Feva.

Our open-sea sailing has made Sidmouth a popular location for a number of large events, including:

  • Lark National Championships: 2018
  • Laser 2000 National Championships: 2010
  • Laser Masters World Qualifier: 2008, 2009
  • Laser Masters Nationals: 2007
  • Scorpion Nationals: 1995, 2004, 2013
  • Mirror Nationals: 1994
  • Mirror World Championships: 1988

The club is located at the top of Lyme Bay, on the Jurassic Coast (a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2001).

Lark Nationals

We are delighted have the Lark National Championships in Sidmouth this August. We aim to provide four days of top-quality championship racing and a complete social programme

Registration opens at 19.00 on Friday 17th August

For more information on amenities and accomodation in Sidmouth, please see the Sidmouth Town Council website: Visit Sidmouth.

Opening Times & Clubhouse Hire

The clubhouse and bar are open to the public during events such as Folk Week and Sidmouth Regatta.

To enquire about clubhouse hire, please e-mail us at

Opening times for members and signed-in guests are as follows:

Day Opening times
Wednesday From approx. 7 p.m. during & after Wednesday evening sailing
Friday From 7 p.m.
Saturday From approx. 4 p.m. during sailing season
Sunday From 12 p.m.


RYA Push The Boat Out open day, 14th May 2016. This video is thanks to Hannah Watson of Enfable.

Photos of sailing at Sidmouth are available on Flickr: John Jones's photostream.