Penmaenmawr Sailing Club

Great sailing in North Wales since 1962

September 20, 2021
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Puffin Marathon

Commodores Report; 19th Sept 2021

Today saw the last and Fourth Race of the “Legends Series”

The Brian Butterworth Cup – Puffin Marathon

An excellent sailing day saw eight craft of various sizes took part in the 18 mile plus race. The race started and finished at the Club House and went round Puffin Island and the Conwy Fairway Buoy and took a little under 4 hours to complete. Great work by the two Guard Boats piloted by Peter Jones and George Moss. Race Officers were Many Williams and Commodore Gerry Frobisher. After the race, the Commodore thanked everyone for a great day of sailing and presented the awards to the first three placings.


1st Glenn Williams and Ieuan Williams – Hobie Tiger

2nd Dylan Williams – Laser

3rd Nick Imiolek – Dart 18

4th Peter Lewis and Carol Pye – Dart 18

5th Phil Mack – Dart 15

6th Mike Moss and Dai Moss – Dart 18

7th Steve Sinfield and Tom Sinfield – Hobie Tiger

DNF (Rudder Failure) Graham Rushton  and Steve Widdowson  – Hobie Tiger

August 9, 2021
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Tally Race alternative

With very blustery conditions the planned Pen to Conwy tally race could not be held- however an inshore course was set for those willing to brave the wind and  the waves.

5 Intrepid young sailors took to the Sea with the results as follows

1) Dylan Williams Laser radial- 25 mins

2) Dai Moss Laser radial 31 mins

3) Danny Moss -Topper-43 mins

4) George Moss – Laser radial- 47 mins

DNF Nick Imolek and Calvin Kopec with a Mast malfunction.. see our new Instagram page for some pictures!

Thanks go to 

Mike Moss and Peter Jones- Safety Boat crew

Race OD and onshore comms- Glenn Williams

June 16, 2021
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Puffin Open Race

13th June, the Puffin Open was a challenging light airs race in two groups; The Round Puffin Group & The Puffin and Back Group. The race lasted in excess of 3 hours!

Well done to all the PDSC sailors. Coming first in Puffin and Back group was Jac Bailey with Crew Ben Sinfild. Second; Keith Bailey and Third; Jo Powell.

In the Round Puffin Group, First was Nick Imolek with crew Ben Moses. Runners up; Glenn and Dylan Williams.

Thanks to PSC Race Officer Mandy Williams & Doug Blair for Radio Comms. Mike and George Moss for Safety Boat 1 and Danny Blair for Safety Boat 2. Craig Petch for Committee Boat and Sue Petch and Hilary Moss for catering. A great day had by all.

June 1, 2021
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Carter Cup

PSC were back on the water at last with the Carter Cup Race, it was a fantastic day for it too. The winners were Glen Williams and George Moss, runner-up Phil Mack, trophies presented by Race captain, Nick Imolek. The day was topped of with a sundowner event.

May 6, 2021
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30th May ~ RNLI -Carter Cup

The first main event for May 2021. RNLI Race for the Carter Cup.
This will be an inshore triangular course, initial beat to the windward mark, with long broad reach course set to suit the weather. The event will be accompanied by a presentation in the club house with refreshments.
11.30am Start (subject to weather).
Race start line, transit from yellow outer mark to club flag pole.
Race briefing within an hour of the race start.

Let’s hope for a good turnout after such a long break.
The last winner of the RNLI Race – George Moss, July 2019.

May 3, 2021
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2021 Race Programme

PSC are excited to announce our new 2021 RACING PROGRAMME.
All events will be accompanied by a presentation in the club house with refreshments.
Race start line, transit from yellow outer mark to club flag pole.
Race briefing within an hour of the race start.

Note:- To HELP PLAN your participation in the following events PLEASE JOIN THE PSC WHATS APP FORUM for up to date information on each event subject to COVID regulations, we will roll the event date forward to the following planned date if required. SEE PSC WEB PAGE and WHATS APP GROUP page for details.


March 17, 2021
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Bernard Carter PSC President

It is with great sadness we announce that Bernard our President and loyal supporter passed away March 17, 2021, peacefully at Ysbyty Gwynedd aged 87. Much loved father of Linda and Steven, devoted Taid of Joanne and Richard, Lisa and Ortwin, adored Taidy B of Scarlett and Phoebe.

A private family service (due to Covid restrictions) was held at Tan y Foel Cemetery on Monday, March 29th at 1.30pm.

Bernard’s Eulogy can be viewed here and at PSC with the Book of condolences for Bernard.

Any donations in memory of Bernard will be gratefully received by the RNLI

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October 1, 2020
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Honorary Life President

Last night Bernard had a special (and safe) visit to honor his lifetimes work at Pen Sailing, with a ‘Presentation Letter’ from the Club Commodore and an ‘Engraved Plaque’ presented to Bernard on behalf of all the club members by Peter Lewis.

Honorary Life President

Bernard Carter joined PSC in 1964 so 2020 sees him having been a member for 56 years. Beginning as Safety Boat pilot, Bernard became a very competent dinghy racer during his early days at the club, very experienced at sailing Enterprises and Ospreys in particular. Bernard is always willing to pass on his skills to all members of the Club – young or old.

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