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Ashdown Sailing Club is a friendly club with members ranging from very experienced sailors, to novices who have never set foot on a boat before.

The club puts crew and boat owners together on club cruises and rallies, both in the Solent area and further afield.


Ashdown Boats taking a breather in St Peter Port


Broadly speaking, new members would fit into one of 3 categories:

Novice or little experience
If you have no experience at all of sailing you can learn the ropes in a relaxed environment.

Boat owner (experienced or not)
If you own a boat you get to enjoy the company of other like minded sailors. If you wish you can be put in touch with known & reliable crew to join you on cruises.

Experienced sailor
If you can sail but don't own a boat ASC gives you sailing on the south coast without the costs of chartering.

The costs for all are minimal, and every member builds up useful sailing contacts. Membership is only twenty pounds per year with no joining fee and, when sailing, food, drink and mooring costs are split.



Ashdown Boats anchored for lunch
and a swim in Whitecliff Bay


Whether you're fresh back from the Fastnet or you've never stepped foot on a boat, you will be welcome at Ashdown Sailing Club.