Penmaenmawr Sailing Club held their annual Open Day on Saturday
the 6th July. The club opened its door to non-members and thrill
seekers of all ages to experience the thrill of sailing.
Commodore, Gerry Frobisher, said “We enjoyed a full day of sailing
with water based fun for all the family. Club members provided supervised
sailing and refreshments throughout the day. Members and non-members some from
as far as Penygroes and Warrington took part or just watched the activities
during the day with volunteers helping to launch and land the various craft.
The warm and breezy weather was a bonus and the sea conditions really made the
The sailing club launched eight different craft including Picos, a
Wayfarer and a catamaran as well as offering patrol boat rides.
The sailing season takes off at the Easter weekend, with a working party day on Saturday 20th April and if the masts are up and weather permitting some sailing on the Sunday and or Monday. Either way come down to see what’s happening, to give a hand, get your boat wet or for coffee and a chat. Happy Easter!
Penmaenmawr Sailing Club, with the help of Festival Fireworks of Wrexham, staged their annual firework display on the promenade on Saturday the 11th of November attended by Penmaenmawr Deputy Mayor Cllr Una Abbott.
Club Secretary Craig Petch said “Everything went to plan. We started with a good bonfire and catered for over 700 people who attended the club’s hour and a half long event”.
Club Commodore Gerry Frobisher said “We were lucky this year with the weather conditions and were able to provide a great Firework Display sponsored by Penmaenmawr Town Council. I would like to thank those who volunteered their time during the day and evening setting everything up and making it such a good event, including the 11 Young Dragons/Dreigiau Ifanc volunteers who gave up their Saturday to prepare for, and marshal the event”.
Penmaenmawr Sailing Club held one of their season long “Series” of Club races with a race taking place on Sunday the 9th of September. Five craft with 6 sailors took part in the race around a course in the bay off Penmaenmawr in a challenging brisk wind and a heavy swell.
1st Peter Lewis and Carol Pye – Pico
2nd Phil Mack – Pico
3rd Danny Blair – Topper
Retired Dai Moss – Laser
Retired George Moss – Laser
Patrol Boat was manned by Mike and Artie Moss, and the Race Officers were Hilary Moss, Bernard Carter and Gerry Frobisher.
Penmaenmawr Sailing Club hosted a Macmillan “Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning” at the club house on the promenade on Saturday the 8th of September from 10am to noon. Over sixty people attended the event and £280.00 was raised for MacMillan Cancer care.
June 19, 2018
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