Penmaenmawr Sailing Club

Great sailing in North Wales since 1962

September 7, 2015
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Junior Gold Challenge

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAThe Penmaenmawr Sailing Club Junior Section held their 2nd of 6 Gold Cup Races on Sunday the 6th of September 2015. Six craft of different abilities took part in the challenging two lap course around the bay off Penmaenmawr. Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher praised 13 year Dylan Williams, on a Topper, who won the race by just 3 seconds after the handicap rules had been administered. Picture show Dylan Williams in action during the race.

1st Dylan Williams – Topper

2nd George Moss – Laser

3rd Ieuan Williams – Pico

Safety Boats – Mike Moss and Doug Blair

Race Officers – Bernard Carter, Hilary Moss and Gerry Frobisher

September 2, 2015
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Lady Captain Gets Hitched


Congratulations to Alice and Rhodri

An August Bank Holiday Weekend Wedding took place between Penmaenmawr Sailing Club’s Lady Captain Alice Frobisher from Meliden and Rhodri Morris from Llangynhafal at Ruthin Registrar’s Office on Saturday the 29th of  August 2015, followed by a marquee reception for over 100 guests in the grounds of the Golden Lion, Llangynhafal in the Vale of Clwyd. Rhodri is employed by Tesco in Ruthin, and Alice at The Mill Child Care Centre also in Ruthin. The couple are buying a house in Denbigh.

August 13, 2015
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P1000 Open Race

Sunday 16th Aug it’s our long distance P1000 open race.

Two fleets Adults and juniors.

The juniors will be racing on an in shore GOLD CUP series course.

Adults on a long distance course round Puffin Island.

Briefing for all at 11am.

Juniors start at 12.00 – Adults 12.10.

High water 12.43 – 7.5 Mtr -Weather SSW to SW 7-9MPH

July 6, 2015
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Tally Race 5th July


Penmaenmawr Sailing Club held their annual Open “Conwy Tally Race” on Sunday the 5th of July 2015 which saw visiting sailors from Port Dinorwic/Y Felinheli Sailing Club take the 1st and 2nd place honours. The two hour race began with light winds and fair weather but soon turned into more faster winds and rain which saw two craft capsize at the first buoy, one of which had to retire. In the last half hour the wind dropped when the rain stopped and the last few craft had a more sedate sail to the finish. Ten craft set sail from the start off the slipway at Penmaenmawr around a course that took in the fairway buoy and the Perch at the entrance to the Conwy Estuary opposite Deganwy.  The 2 hour race was keenly challenging and saw the mono hulls outstripping the catamarans. Prizes were presented by Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher and thanks were given to Mandy Williams and Sue Petch for the catering and Hilary Moss as Race Officer.

The Conwy Tally Club Trophy was presented to the Club Sailing Captain Mark Knights and his crew Stephan Clements, and Club Ladies Trophy was presented to Club Lady’s Captain Alice Frobisher and crew Carol Pye.


Race Results

1st Julian Bridges and Jenny Williamson – Flying Dutchman

2nd Paul Green – Contender

3rd Mark Knights and Stephan Clements – Laser Vago

4th Glen Williams and Ieuan Williams – Hobie Tiger

5th Niel Shea and Peter Lewis – Dart 18

6th Graham Rushton and Dylan Williams – Hobie Tiger

7th Mike Moss and Dai Moss – Dart 18

8th Simon Owen and Joel Cockrill – Prindle

9th Alice Frobisher and Carol Pye – Dart 18

Safety Boats – Gerry Frobisher, Mark Stafford and Doug Blair

Race Officer Hillary Moss


Picture show Race Winners Julian Bridges and Jenny Williamson in their Flying Dutchman during the race.


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