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Your Club is Open! Happy Hour from 5pm

We’re thrilled to announce that the refurbishment works have been completed To celebrate this milestone, we invite you to indulge in our special Happy Hour! Raise your glass and toast…


Clubhouse Projects

Our projects are well underway. The ‘Raising the roof’ project of installing solar panels has now been completed. The renovation and remodelling of the balcony along with the changes in…


Clubhouse Closure

The DSC Clubhouse will close after the last session on Sunday 11th February for a minimum of 4 weeks and we will provide regular updates regarding the reopening once the works…


Trophy Haul for Cadet

Congratulations to Sam G, Year 12, for an incredibly successful year of sailing at Mersea where he was crowned Club Champion! Sam’s trophy haul consisted of: BBC Cup for Spring…

Raising Funds with Roger’s Raffle

Raising Funds with Roger’s Raffle

Roger’s Raffle – Win your household’s annual Dabchicks membership for a year! In honor of our club President Roger Sydenham, who was passionate about the club and sailing; Raising over…


Solar Panels Now Supplying Energy To the Club

The Solar Panels are now in place and will provide significant amounts of energy to meet the clubs needs as well as passing back energy to the Grid.     …

Dabchicks Weather Station

Dabchicks Weather Station

You can find the full data display from Dabchicks Weather station data on our Weather & Tides. page. You can also find the link on   WindGuru. Many thanks to the…


Planning Permission Received

Members will be aware that the DSC submitted two planning applications to Colchester City council for improvements to the clubs infrastructure; Installation of Solar panels on the club roof Replacement of the balcony, installation of flood prevention downstairs…

Social Sailors Land Yachting

Social Sailors Land Yachting

Social Sailing Starts Wednesday 11th Jan at 7.30p.m in the clubhouse bar at Dabchicks with: Understanding how to control your boats sail. Members of the Tuesday and Thursday evening sailors…

One of the best family days in the Dabchicks Calendar

One of the best family days in the Dabchicks Calendar

The podium finishers MFOBs 3rd David Cope & Ben Woodcraft, ‘Jack’ 2nd Will Crossley, ‘Joy’ 1st Mark Farthing, ‘Lillian’ Dinghies 3rd Sam Grout, ILCA6 2nd Toby Ramsay, Europe 1st Lee…

Club of the Year 2023 –  vote for East Region Blackwater Sailing Club

Club of the Year 2023 – vote for East Region Blackwater Sailing Club

We are honoured that Blackwater Sailing Club has been chosen as the East Region finalist for the RYA and Sailing Today with Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year 2023…

Mersea Harbour Protection Trust – Update

Mersea Harbour Protection Trust – Update

Just a brief catch-up on how the recharge is getting on. Below is a link to a giff that Jim Pullen has produced as part of the annual monitoring report…


Solo Fleet

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