Harbour Clubs, Associations & Groups

Harbour Friends

A social club for adults of all ages. Weekly Wednesday evening meetings at the Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club.

A range of popular social activites and outing are arranged. For further information please contact Irene on 01323 479855 or visit our website for more info: www.harbourfriends.co.uk

Sovereign Harbour Social Club

Social 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 Website

Sovereign Harbour Bridge Club

The Sovereign Harbour Bridge Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday at the Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club at 1.10pm for 1:30pm start.

The club runs a host system and all levels are very welcome with or without a partner.  Our current series of lessons for beginners is fully subscribed. We will run more according to demand. They are informal mini-bridge based lessons that aim to have you playing cards from the first lesson.

For further information please visit the Club's web page or email: shbridge@aol.com

Sovereign Harbour Photoclub UK

The SH Photoclub UK meets on Tuesday 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 their camera, including smartphone cameras and to increase knowledge and ability through projects 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.

Polyphony Vocal Ensemble

We are now "Polyphony Vocal Ensemble" performing quality, polyphonic songs in our own formal concerts. These local concerts fundraise for Eastbourne Blind Society. By invitation we may support other charities sharing proceeds from concerts in venues arranged by them.

A place may be available for your voice. If you are interested in being on our guest list (male or female) or becoming a full member (ladies only) please email us.
Email: time4music@uwclub.net
Website: Sovereign Polyphony

Eastbourne Fishermen's Digital Camera Club 

Set up by Sovereign Harbour residents, the club now meets on the second (workshops) and fourth (competitions) Monday of every month at The Fishermen's Club, Royal Parade, Eastbourne, BN22 7AA.
Times are 7:15 for 7:30, usually finishing around 9.30, but some members do stay and have a drink and chat after.

We are a small friendly club and we all help each other with any problems we may have with cameras, processing etc. Anyone interested can either contact Steve Lashley, Chairman on 01323 478651 or just pop in on a Monday and come and see what we are about. 

Sovereign Harbour Rotary Club

Meets every Tuesday at 7pm for 7.30pm buffet dinner in Seasons at the Sovereign Harbour Waterfront.

Contact: President - Steve Newman
Rotary Club Facebook page
Rotary Club website

Sovereign Harbour Art Group

Weekly art classes in a friendly, informal & relaxed environment. Regular exhibitions. New members welcome. Meets on Thursday mornings at Christ The King Catholic Hall, Princes Road.
Contact: Angela on 07914 884 378
Web page has more details: www.shra.co.uk/artgroup

Sovereign Harbour Bowls Club

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 01323 472259 or
e-mail: newson17@live.co.uk
Webpage

The Harbour Women's Institute (WI)

Meetings 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

Harbour Exercise Classes

Now held at the Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club
Pilates - Monday 9:15 to 10:10
Healthy 50+ - Monday 10:15 to 11:10
Mari-Anne Elder
07748 678030
mariandy@btinternet.com

Heffle Golf Society

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

The Garden Bar Golf Society

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

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

Sovereign Harbour Facebook Community

News, rumours, photos and information about Sovereign Harbour.

A place to share posts be they pictures, news items, moans or announcements about events at Sovereign Harbour.
Website (Facebook)

Sovereign Harbour Flickr Group

Sovereign Harbour Eastbourne Group on Flickr.

A place to view and upload photos of Sovereign Harbour.
Website (flickr)

The Haven Players

Amateur drama group based at the Memorial Hall, Dittons Rd, Stone Cross. Members include Sovereign Harbour residents.
Website: www.havenplayers.com

Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club

We 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!

Open Tuesday – Thursday 17.00-23.00,
Friday-Saturday 12.00-23.00 and
Sundays 12.00-18.00.

Quiz Night - 1st and 3rd Thursday of each Month. Join a team - alternatively make up a team of your own (max 6). Free to SHYC members, £2 to non-members all welcome.

Call in anytime, or contact the membership secretary, Linda Hayler: membership@shyc.co.uk Tel: 01323 470888 www.shyc.co.uk. Also on Facebook.  Come and see how much fun you can have!

Sovereign Harbour Berth Holders Association

Was 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

Maritime Volunteer Service

The 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 new MVS unit within the Boat Shed. New members are always welcome, but give us a call first so we can organise for someone to greet you.

For more information, visit the MVS website or
E-mail MVS Tel: 01892 853500.

Pevensey Bay Sailing Club

Friendly, 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, Mike Chapman, at: membership@pbsc.eu
Website: www.pbsc.eu