The club looked absolutely fabulous for New Year's Eve. One hundred and twenty sat down to a delicious dinner and further sixty came for dancing only. A really great time was had by all.
Published 15:49 on 1 Jan 2017
The Isle of Wight Day flag travelled down the length of The Solent, passing from one sailing club to another. It eventually arrived at Seaview and was saluted from the race deck as it was passed by Ryde Inshore Rescue to The Lord Lieutenant. The High Sheriff of the Isle of Wight accepted the flag from the Lord Lieutenant and passed it to Bembridge Inshore Lifeboat crew. The flag then travelled to Bembridge where it was
Published 15:42 on 27 Sep 2016
This is just to help you plan your 2017 holidays. More details will appear in the 2017 Club Programme.
Published 13:35 on 22 Sep 2016
On bank holiday Monday the big trophy of the summer was decided. Around 30 children and adults battled it out to win the SVYC Crabbing Competition! The winner of the children's competition was Natalia Warren and Pish Mitchell successfully defended her title in the adults competition.
Published 10:05 on 31 Aug 2016
Taken from the webcam on the Club's flag post. We hope to have live pictures from this webcam on this website really soon.
Published 10:14 on 23 Aug 2016
The annual sailing match between Bembridge Sailing Club and Sea View Yacht Club in both BODAs and Mermaids took place yesterday, 17 August. In the morning the team racing took place in Bembridge Club boats and the result was even with 2 flights apiece. After a delicious lunch at BSC the racing transferred to Seaview in our Mermaids. The home team in their boats and their patch of sea managed to retain the Centenary Cup which
Published 09:06 on 18 Aug 2016
We all enjoy watching the evening dinghy race with their colourful sails and close friendly competition.
Published 09:53 on 12 Aug 2016
Hard to believe, the Midweek season with 16 weeks racing is nearly over. There is now a break until the end of August when the final three weeks will begin. The weather has had a significant effect on the racing with 8 races out of 26 being cancelled. Also, last year’s momentum of nearly the whole fleet racing has not been maintained, although there are normally 8 or 9 boats at the start.
Published 10:20 on 15 Jul 2016
The Mermaids are back in the water, so it must be the start of the Midweek Sunset Series. The first shakedown race was cancelled due to the Solent being too lumpy – no change from last year. However, Mike and his catering staff excelled as usual and we had an excellent supper. The next shakedown race saw a few takers and a good race. The series started in earnest with only seven
Published 08:28 on 29 Apr 2016
What a great way to spend a week in March! At the initiative of Colin Simonds, the self- styled Travelling Lunatics Club (TLC) of SVOD sailors flew out to Barbados in early March for a wonderful week of self TLC and sailing in the warm waters of Carlisle Bay, on the south side of Barbados. This was their fourth TLC trip, the others being Kiel, Sydney and Auckland. This was certainly the warmest and best
Published 09:28 on 14 Apr 2016