Sun shines on the Sunbeams! Chisholm Weekend report

The Solent Sunbeam Class enjoyed the 30th running of the Chisholm Weekend over the early May Bank Holiday weekend at Itchenor Sailing Club. Read about the background to this event. The weekend is always one of the best-attended events in the Solent Sunbeam Class and...


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Chisholm Weekend at Itchenor Sailing Club on 5-6 May 2018

The first weekend in May will see the historic Sunbeam fleet of classic keelboats from Itchenor take part in the Chisholm Weekend, which comprises intensive back-to-back races competing for the Chisholm Weekend Trophy. The event is always well-attended as it is the...

John Ford – a life of painting

John is Commodore of the Solent Sunbeam class. He tells his story. “There have been three competing interests in my life outside a professional career: painting, sailing and flying. “An inspirational art teacher at school was the catalyst to take up a hobby in...

Thursday evening racing

Guests are regularly invited to enjoy the delights of Thursday evening racing, often experiencing our peaceful and beautiful harbour in the setting sun. Find out more.