Wessex Sailing Club

Wessex Sailing Club is the home of sailing at the University of Southampton. We are one of the largest and most successful clubs in the AU. We have medalled at BUCS championships consecutively since their inception. Alongside our formidable success we also run casual and beginners sessions in both yachts and dinghies which is supported by Southampton's in-house RYA training centre that teaches a wide spectrum of RYA courses from Level One to Yachtmaster.

The fun and social atmosphere of the club, backed up by first rate facilities and an outstanding location will mean that you get the best out of your sailing whatever your standard. Find out more by visiting our website: www.southamptonsailing.com.

About Wessex Sailing Club

Membership Fee Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Wessex Sailing Club, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

NameCostValid PeriodDetailsJoin
Casual Membership£3522/09/2018 - 31/07/2019Benefits: Team Kit Casual Sessions (Yachting and Dinghy) Free Social ShirtBuy Now
Competitor£4022/09/2018 - 31/07/2019To be eligible for selection for any of our teams you must have competitor membership Benefits: Yacht Racing Match Racing Fleet Nationals Team Kit Casual Sessions (Yachting and Dinghy) Free Social ShirtBuy Now
Team Racing Subs£5022/09/2018 - 31/07/2019This is an additional fee all team racers must pay in order to train at Spinnaker and receive funding for team racing events. PAY ONCE YOU HAVE BEEN SELECTEDBuy Now

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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Wessex Sailing Club this year are:

  • Rory Dowdeswell
    Casual & Beginner Rep
  • Lauren Thompson-Chisnall
    Casual & Beginner Rep
  • Thomas Wallwork
  • Thomas Darling
  • Lucy Knott
  • Catherine Hunt
    Social Secretary
  • Oliver Dixon
    Social Secretary
  • Matthew Viney
    Team Racing Captain
  • Crispin Beaumont
    Team Racing Captain
  • Cecilia Wollmann
  • Thomas Collyer
    Vice Commodore
  • Edward Myers
    Yacht Captain
  • Simon Leeming
    Yachting Captain