January 22, 2018
It ‘s with great sadness that we said goodbye to our good friend and Sailing Captain, Neil Shea for the last time at his funeral service held on the 5th January 2018.
Neil will be fondly remembered by all his family and friends as well as all his sailing pals here at the club. His enthusiasm for sailing and sharing his vast sailing skills with others knew no bounds, Neil will be missed but never forgotten here at the club.
At the wishes of Neil’s family, donations in the memory of Neil will be gratefully received to enable a fund to be established in Neil’s memory at Penmaenmawr Sailing Club. The purpose of the fund will be to encourage youth sailing and provide opportunity for disabled and young individuals to experience the joy of sailing.
You can make a donation in Neil’s memory using the ‘donate‘ button below, or by Cheque Payable to ‘Penmaenmawr Sailing Club‘ mailed to our Honorable Secretary; Mr C.PETCH, at HENLLYS, GILFACH ROAD, PENMAENMAWR, LL34 6HW.
You can add a message during the ‘donate’ process.
August 31, 2017
Sunday 10th September 11.am
Single Handers £5 – Double Handers £10
Pen Sailing Club welcomes all entries, from
competent crews on Catamarans and Dinghies,
For the Pen Puffin Island Marathon Open Race.
Light refreshments included
Token prizes for First 3 boats
Race Officer: Bernard Carter
August 30, 2017
Commodores Report; Annual Open “Tally Race”.
Penmaenmawr Sailing Club held their popular annual Open Tally Race on Sunday the 28th August with visitors from Portdinorwic Sailing Club taking part. This year’s race saw 8 sailors in 4 craft take part challenging light winds followed by gusty winds and choppy conditions for the second half of the race around a course off Penmaenmawr. The almost 4 hour race, which took in the Fairway Buoy and a involved a beach landing on Deganwy Beach where the sailors collected a “Tally” before a straight sprint home to the finish at Penmaenmawr Sailing Club was won by Club Members Tony Tinsley and Junior James Blair.
1st Tony Tansley and James Blair Comet V
2nd Julian Bridges and Ancel Davison Flying Dutchman
3rd Doug Blair and Danny Blair Wayfarer
4th Neil Shea and Carol Pye Dart 18
Race Officer was Bernard Carter, Deganwy Beach Marshal Helen Blair, Patrol Boat was Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher and William Radice-Horne
August 21, 2017
Penmaenmawr Sailing Club held their annual RNLI Race and raised £57.10 for the Conwy Lifeboat Station from the race registration fees and refreshments. The race in a light breeze, saw six craft and eight sailors take part in a course around the bay off Penmaenmawr to the Fairway Buoy and back to the Club House start.
1st Danny Blair – Wayfarer
2nd Dai Moss – Laser R
3rd George Moss – Laser R
4th Neil Shey and Carole Pye – Dart 18
5th Tony Tansley – Canoe
6th Craig Petch and Sue Petch – Dart 18
Patrol Boat was manned by Mike Moss and the Race Officers were Hilary Moss and Bernard Carter.