Sailing & Boat Activities

Maritime Volunteer Service
Maritime Volunteer logoThe Maritime Volunteer Service (MVS) is a charity organisation which aims to promote seamanship and maritime engineering for the young and old alike through local units around the country.

Training nights are held every Tuesday evening at 19:30 in the MVS unit hut. New members are always welcome.

For more information, visit the MVS website External link logo or
E-mail MVS Tel: 07738-286373.
Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club
SH Yacht Club logoWe welcome new members at any time. There are always lots of functions and activities planned throughout the year. Of course we have great food and discounted drinks to our members. We are the only club in the harbour selling Harveys beer!

Do call in and speak to Sarah to view the club.
Open Tuesday – Thursday 17.00-23.00,
Friday-Saturday 12.00-23.00 and
Sundays 12.00-18.00.

Call in anytime, or contact the membership secretary, Linda Hayler: membership@shyc.co.uk Tel: 01323 470888  www.shyc.co.uk. External link logo Also on Facebook. Come and see how much fun you can have!
Sovereign Harbour Berth Holders Association
SH Berth Holders Assn logoWas formed in 1999 and is RYA affiliated. The Association benefits the Berth Holders as well as the harbour management.

Membership offers discounts from local trades people, free RNLI safety courses, workshops and other courses.  Web site: www.shbha.co.uk External link logo
Pevensey Bay Sailing Club
Pevensey bay Sailing logoFriendly, family orientated  dinghy sailing and windsurf club, 10 minutes walk along the beach from the east end of the harbour. General sailing, training at all levels and regular club racing and regular social events.

We welcome beginners and experienced sailors alike and we sail at the weekends and on Tuesday and Thursday evenings in the summer. Our clubhouse offers hot food and a bar at the weekends, often enjoyed by members using our sun terrace overlooking the stunning views over the bay and on towards Bexhill and Hastings.

Do come and have a look round the club at any time or contact the membership secretary, Chris Clarke, at: membership@pbsc.eu
Website: for further information click here External link logo

 

Sovereign Harbour Associations, Groups, Social Clubs and Activities



Sovereign Harbour Community Association Sovereign Harbour Photoclub UK

Community AssociationThe SHCA is a voluntary organisation which aims to bring together all parties concerned with furthering the interests of the local community.

Its main objective is to identify the social requirements of the Harbour community and to enable the provision of venues in which these activities could take place.

Membership is free to all harbour residents. 
SHRA members automatically receive membership of  SHCA, unless they opt out.
Contact: info@sh-ca.org

The Sovereign Harbour Photoclub UK meets on Monday evenings, from 7 to 8pm, over coffee, in the the Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club. Prospective members of all abilities, from beginners to professionals are welcome.

The objective of the club is help members take better photographs with the camera they have, including smartphone cameras and, also, to increase the knowledge and ability of less experienced members through projects exhibitions, competitions and workshops, supported by talks and demonstrations. Young photographers will be especially welcome.

If you would be interested in taking part, please e-mail the secretary with your name and a daytime telephone number.
Sovereign Harbour Social Club Sovereign Harbour Rotary Club
SH Social ClubSocial club for the over-50s. Weekly coffee mornings on Wednesdays at 10am in Simply Italian, The Waterfront. Due to the club's popularity, membership is currently fully subscribed.

Contact: Betty Saunders
01323-479514
Email: harbourseniors@aol.com
Website External link logo
rotary logoMeet every Tuesday at 7pm for 7.30pm buffet dinner in Seasons at the Sovereign Harbour Waterfront.

Contact: President - Steve Newman
Rotary Club Facebook Page External link logo
Web site External link logo
Digital Camera Club Sovereign Harbour Art Group
Set up by Sovereign Harbour residents, the club now meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month 7- 9 pm, at the Eastbourne Fishermen's Club, Royal Parade, Eastbourne, BN22 7AA

Contact: Steve Lashley on 01323-478651.
Art GroupWeekly art classes in a friendly, informal & relaxed environment. Regular exhibitions.

Contact: Angela on 07914 884 378
Web page has more details: www.shra.co.uk/artgroup External link logo
Sovereign Harbour Bowls Club Harbour Friends
SH Short Mat Bowls Club meets every Thursday evening, in term time, at the Haven School, from 6:30pm until 9:00pm. To join please leave your name and contact details on 07770-621368, or
e-mail:  info@sh-ca.org   Webpage External link logo
Harbour Friends logoA social club for adults of all ages. Weekly Wednesday evening meetings at the Yacht Club. For further information please contact Brenda on 01323 470114 or visit: www.harbourfriends.co.uk External link logo
The Harbour Women's Institute (WI) Sovereign Polyphony
WI logoMeetings on the second Monday of every month, starting at 2:00pm at the Yacht Club. Also has a Craft Club with separate meetings.
Contact: Frances Harrap
Tel: 01323 472 649
Website External link logo
Female voice choirs Sovereign Polyphony.
Weekly rehearsals for annual winter and summer concerts.

Choir contact details available from 01323 729 511 - the Eastbourne Blind Society.
Email: sovereignpolyphony@uwclub.net
Website: Sovereign Polyphony External link logo
Sovereign Harbour Bridge Club Heffle Golf Society
Bridge Club logoThe Sovereign Harbour Bridge Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday at the Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club at 1pm for 1:30pm start, finishing at 5pm

The club runs a host system and all levels are very welcome with or without a partner.
For further information please visit the Club's web page. External link logo Contact: Victoria Cooper Tel: 01323 644050.
Formed in the Heathfield area (hence the name) now based at Sovereign Harbour. Aims to provide competitive golf in a friendly atmosphere with realistic handicapping and all year round venues.

Contact: 07777 682 038
Email: admin@hefflegolf.com
Website: www.hefflegolf.com External link logo
The Haven Players Harbour Medical Practice Exercise Classes
Amateur drama group based at the Memorial Hall, Dittons Rd, Stone Cross. Members include Sovereign Harbour residents.

Website: www.havenplayers.com External link logo
Pilates - Monday 9:15 to 10:10
Healthy 60+ - Monday 10:15 to 11:10

Mari-Anne Elder
07748 678030
mariandy@btinternet.com
The Garden Bar Golf Society The Garden Bar Sunday Football Team
Meets once a month for a day's golf at high quality courses. Current members cover a wide range of abilities, with handicaps ranging from 6 to 28 and, although the golf is important, the social aspects of the day are equally significant.

For more information, call in to the Garden Bar at the Sovereign Harbour Waterfront, or e-mail gardenbar@hotmail.co.uk.
The team plays its home games at Hampden Park, and are current champions of the Lewes and District Premiership, and are riding high this year too. Last year they were runners-up in three knock-out cup tournaments.

For more information, call in to the Garden Bar at the Sovereign Harbour Waterfront or e-mail gardenbar@hotmail.co.uk
Under Ground Theatre Volunteers Sovereign Harbour Flickr Group
Under Ground logoHelp with front-of-house, café and backstage tasks at the Under Ground Theatre, Central Library, Grove Road, Eastbourne.

Contact: Alan Hutchinson
Telephone:  07923 012 251 Email: volunteers@undergroundtheatre.co.uk
Website External link logo
flickr logoSovereign Harbour Eastbourne Group on Flickr.

A place to view and upload photos of Sovereign Harbour.

Website (flickr) External link logo
Coffee and Prayers Sovereign Harbour Facebook Community
We meet over coffee once a month and finish with a prayer, all welcome.

To find out when the next meeting is please ring Jan on 07941 077574
or email: coffeeandprayers@outlook.com
Facebook logoNews, photos and information about Sovereign Harbour.

A place to add posts be they pictures, news items, or facts and figures about life at Sovereign Harbour.

Website (Facebook) External link logo