Penmaenmawr Sailing Club

Great sailing in North Wales since 1962

December 5, 2016
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2016 Christmas Dinner and Prize Giving Awards

The 54th Anniversary Annual Dinner and Prize Giving Awards Ceremony at Conwy Golf Club, Conwy. 3rd December 2016. Following the dinner, the Commodore Gerry Frobisher MBE and the Clubs’ Lady Captain Alice Morris presented the Trophies won by the Club Members during the 2016 sailing season.

The Awards Table 2016

The Awards Table 2016

Senior Race Awards
The Puffin Race – Ieuan Williams
Ladies Trophy – Carol Pye

Ieuan Williams the Puffin Race

Ieuan Williams the Puffin Race

Carol Pye the Ladies Puffin Race

Carol Pye the Ladies Puffin Race

Tally Race, “The Presidents Cup” – Peter Lewis
Ladies Trophy – Carol Pye

Pete Lewis the Tally Race

Pete Lewis the Tally Race

Carol Pye the Ladies Tally Race

Carol Pye the Ladies Tally Race

Phil Davies Challenge Cup – Peter Lewis and Carol Pye
Ladies Trophy – Carol Pye

Peter Lewis and Carol Pye the Phil Davies Cup and Ladies

Peter Lewis and Carol Pye the Phil Davies Cup and Ladies

Club Series Racing:
The Jack Davies Cup
 – Mike Moss and George Moss
Ladies Trophy – Carol Pye

Club Series Mike Moss and George Moss

Club Series Mike Moss and George Moss

Carol Pye the Ladies Series

Carol Pye the Ladies Series

The Commodores Trophy for an outstanding sailing season – Carol Pye

Commodore's Trophy for outstanding sailing Carol Pye

Commodore’s Trophy for outstanding sailing Carol Pye

The Lead Hat for most spectacular capsize of the season to Daniel Blair

Lead Hat best capsize Daniel Blair

Lead Hat best capsize Daniel Blair

 

Junior Awards:

The Junior Trophies were presented by the Commodore:-

Junior Gold Cup (over five Races) – Arty Moss

Arty Moss Junior Gold Cup

Arty Moss Junior Gold Cup

Mack-Williams Trophy for most improved Junior went to James Blair. Nine year old James crewed for Tony Tansley in the Puffin race and the pair coped with very choppy and challenging seas to finish a creditable 3rd.

Most Improved Junior James Blair

Most Improved Junior James Blair

The Special Award Endeavour Trophy – Dai Moss. Dai came 2nd in the Gold Cup, 3rd in the Phil Davies Cup and 6th in the Club Series Challenge.

Dai Moss the Endeavour Trophy

Dai Moss the Endeavour Trophy

The Butterworth Cup for perseverance to Daniel Blair. Daniel took part in the Tally Race and was 200 yards from the finish and a placing when he capsized and broke his mast. He always tries his best in all his races.

The Butterworth Cup outstanding Junior Daniel Blair

The Butterworth Cup outstanding Junior Daniel Blair

Quay Marinas Conwy River Festival – Team Award
Glenn Williams gave a short report of the Clubs’ Junior Team who took part in the Conwy River Festival racing events. George Moss, Dylan Williams, Ieuan Williams, Sean and ncbv. The Award was presented by Glenn and the Commodore.

Conwy River Festival Best Team

Conwy River Festival Best Team

Other Awards
The Commodore gave acknowledgements and thanks to all the members of the Club for their commitment and service to the Club during the season. And presented special Awards.

Mark Stafford Club Treasurer

Mark Stafford Club Treasurer

The Bernard Carter Silver Plate – for outstanding service to the Club was presented to Sue Petch her services to the Club catering needs at socials, Opens and community events.

Sue Petch the Bernard Carter Silver Plate for service to the club

Sue Petch the Bernard Carter Silver Plate for service to the club

The Merit Mug to Craig Petch for his service as the Clubs’ new Secretary.

A special mention and gift was made to Brian Wilcock for his work on our Web Site and annual Club Handbook, as well as thanks to Penmaenmawr Town Council for their support with the annual Community Bonfire and Firework Displays.

The Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher thanked and presented small gifts, to the Ladies of the Club Liz, Helen Blair, Hillary Moss, Mandy Williams, Carol Pye, Sue Petch and Pam for all their hard work and commitment to the Club throughout the season.

The Club Ladies

The Club Ladies

Mr Frobisher went on to present a gift to the Men of the Club Craig Petch, Mike Moss, Bernard Carter, Peter Lewis and Doug Blair for their commitment to the Club during 2016.

The Club Men

The Club Men

Service to the Club Award
The final Award was made by the Commodore on behalf of all the members of the Club to Glenn Williams for his 18 years of committed service as Club Secretary

Glenn Williams for 18 years service as Club Secretary

Glenn Williams for 18 years service as Club Secretary

October 15, 2016
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5th November Fireworks

PSC are pleased to announce the return of the Bonfire Fireworks Spectacular.

The Tide is right for the actual 5th of November, a perfect time for a fantastic show.

Everyone Welcome.

Delicious Food and Refreshments Available from 5pm.

The Fireworks sponsored by Penmaenmawr Council.

September 5, 2016
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Visitors take the honours in Open Race.

Commodores Report: Open Puffin Race Sunday 4th September 2016

Visitors take the honours in Open Race.
Picture shows placed finishers L to R Tom Broatch, Kath Broatch, Tony Tansley, James Blair, Ieuan Williams
puffin-open
Penmaenmawr Sailing Club held their annual Open “Puffin Race”. The race involves sailing from Penmaenmawr around Puffin Island and back to Penmaenmawr. Although there was challenging conditions and very lumpy through the sound between Penmon and Puffin Island it was a good day for racing. Ten craft of various abilities took part with a total of 14 sailors involved, and all craft completed the course with Port Dinorwic Sailing Club members winning overall.

After handicaps being applied the results were:-
1st Kath Broatch and Tom Broatch  – Fireball
2nd Ieuan Williams – Laser
3rd Tony Tansley and James Blair – Comet
4th Dylan Williams – Topper
5th Carol Pye – Sprint 15
6th Bryan Wilcock and Joe Beamson Laser 2000
7th Dai Moss – Topper
8th Danny Blair – Topper
9th Mike Moss and George Moss – Dart 18
10th Arty Moss – Pico
Race Officers Hilary Moss and Bernard Carter
Patrol Boat Doug Blair
Catering Many Williams