SAMF National Sea League Final 2019 Information

Saturday and Sunday 16th/17th November 2019 - Eastbourne




NSL Final 2019 Information (Word) 

NSL Final 2019 Booking Form (PDF)

NSL Final 2019 Itinerary (Word)


The 2019 National Sea League Final will be held at Eastbourne according to the following detail …


Date:                     Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th November

Fishing Times:        10:00am to 3:00pm both days

Low Water:             Saturday 7:26 am Sunday 8:05 am … 1.3/1.4m

High Water:            Saturday 1:03 pm Sunday 1:44 pm … 6.8/6.6m

Venue:                   EastbourneNorman/Pevensey Bays (Bexhill)

Backup Venue:        None

Event HQ:               Pevensey Bay Holiday Park (BN24 6DH)



     -    Team Entry     …   £200 (Mandatory)

     -    Team Pools     …   £100 (Mandatory)

     -    Super Pool      …   £5/angler/day (Optional, collect at registration)

     -    SAMF Qualifier …   £3/angler (Optional, collect at registration)


     -    National Sea League Rules & Guidelines (2018) apply.

     -    SAMF National Sea League Match Rules (April 2018) apply.

     -    Catch and release with SAMF length to weight conversion chart.

     -    Minimum size of 18 cm for ALL Fish.

     -    All baits allowed except Crab & White Rag.


Registration at HQ on Friday 15th November from 7 until 10p.m.

Captains only will make the draw. Any teams not booked in by 10 p.m. will be drawn for and match cards held at HQ for collection Saturday morning.


Prize Presentation at HQ on Sunday 17th November between 6 and 7p.m. Exact timing determined by time taken to prepare results.


Team Entry should be made on the official Booking Form to reach …


Tony Thomas by FRIDAY 25TH OCTOBER 2019


Payment by Cheque payable to SAMF

or via Bank Transfer as detailed on Booking Form.

[ Booking Form also available on SAMF Facebook Page under Files ]





The match will be pegged in NORMAN & PEVENSEY BAYS and may extend to BEXHILL if numbers are such, more details available when entry numbers are known. All fishing will be over clean ground (the rougher the weather the better the fishing, except southerly gales).



Whiting, Dabs, Flounder, Codling with the occasional Bass and LSD depending on weather conditions on and prior to the match.



Main bait will be lug, fresh or wrapped which can be tipped with fish and squid. If there have been gales before the match shellfish may work.



Suggested fishing 3 hook clipped rigs, hook size 2 to 1/0.


Local Bait Suppliers & Tackle Shops

Anglers Den, Pevensey Bay.        01323 460441

Tony’s Tackle, Eastbourne          01323 731388


Both tackle shops have an extensive range of bait at this time of the year and will give 10% discount over the weekend on all tackle purchases (except bait and special offers).




Accommodation will be available at Pevensey Bay Holiday Park, Eastbourne Road, Pevensey Bay, East Sussex, BN24 6DH which is also the event HQ and 46 holiday units have been reserved for team members. The holiday units comprise of 2 or 3 bed twin rooms plus an additional sofa bed.


Cost and availability of accommodation


Platinum Lodges - £80 per person for 3 nights

-        2 bedroom sleeps 4 (1 double room and 1 twin) – 14 available

-        3 bedroom sleeping 6 (1 double room and 2 twins) – 10 available


Caravans - £55 per person for 3 nights

-        2 bedroom sleeping 6 (1 double room, 1 twin room, 1 pull out bed in lounge) – 10 available (2 disabled adapted)

-        3 bedroom sleeping 8 (1 double room, 2 twin rooms, 1 pull out bed in lounge) – 12 available


The Holiday Park is now part of the ParkHolidays Group and this booking must be made via the Group’s Head Office. Booking MUST be done by the Team Captain or Team Representative by contacting the following persons …


-   Ben Johnson        01424 234258

-   Rebecca Harmer  01424 234251


To book they will need to quote Team Name, Number of Team Members for accommodation and the Names of Team Members being booked. If not all the team members names are known at this time then quote ‘A.N.Other’. The booking person will need to negotiate with ParkHolidays if more than one holiday unit is required or if holiday units are to be shared between teams.


An initial deposit of £20/person will be required with the balance settled by Tuesday 1st October 2019.


Pevensey Bay Holiday Park will also be providing Breakfasts & Evening meals and information about these will be available either prior to the event or at the latest on the Friday evening of the registration.




Contacts …


National Sea League Organisers

Tony Thomas           07780793141 /

Mike Watts               07858758669


Local Organiser

Kevin Morgan           07730008603


Pevensey Bay Holiday Park

Reception                 01323 407750






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