Sidmouth · Sailing · Club

1936 Scorpion dinghy ornament 2018
RYA Push The Boat Out open day, 14th May 2016. This video is thanks to Hannah Watson of Enfable.

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).

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
Thursday Coffee mornings 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Friday From 7 p.m.
Saturday From approx. 4 p.m. during sailing season
Sunday From 12 p.m.


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