• Welcome to The East Sussex Soaring Association (ESSA)

      East Sussex has some of the best hill sites in the south of England for radio controlled glider slope soaring. To find out about the local glider based club please see 'About ESSA' above.


      Monday 5th December 2016 at 8pm

      Venue the British Queen pub in Willingdon.

      The club will provide a buffet and there will be the first drink on the club. Do try to attend as this the only formal meeting in the year that the club holds. We would also like to take this opportunity to collect subs. Also if you have anything for the agenda do let the secretary know.

      ESSA fees for 2016

      The ESSA fees for year 2016 remain at £12 for seniors and £1 for juniors (BMFA  £33 seniors and £17 juniors).   If you have not yet paid up then please get in touch with Tom Noble or Ray Wells
      (NOTE: If you have not paid BMFA fees then you are NOT insured. As we are an affiliated club you are insured as soon as you have paid ESSA))

      How to join ESSA

      For ESSA Membership enquiries click here for the Membership Application form or use contact us 

      If you are new to slope soaring then please see New Members FAQs


      If you have any nice pictures of model gliders that you would like displayed on the website then please send them to Pete Burgess