Welcome to the Pin Mill Sailing Club

Pin Mill Aerial 200x143Pin Mill Sailing Club is situated on the south bank of the beautiful River Orwell just 6 miles down river from the port of Ipswich in Suffolk (Map) with easy acces to both international destinations and the extensive sailing potential in the beautiful local rivers. As well as events for Members, and an annual open Regatta, Pin Mill Sailing Club stages the highly regarded annual PMSC Barge Match, and the annual PMSC Smacks and Working Boats Race.

The combined clubs on the three rivers organize regattas and a series of races for cruiser/racers on Dovercourt Bay (Haven Series) as well as racing to Belgium. Pin Mill Sailing Club is affiliated to the RYA and is a member of the Harwich Area Sailing Association (HASA).

Membership is around 400 and new enquiries for membership are most welcome and the fees are very good value

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Latest news

Social update

FELIX IS TOP PET Congratulations to Diane and Peter Chilver who won the £10 Pets at Home voucher when their cat, Felix was picked out by our young judges, Christine Cook's grandson and his girlfriend. Thanks to everyone who submitted their delightful photos and stories of their pets, and what they mean...


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Friday BBQs

Starting from Friday May 5th, Di and Peter will be firing up the BBQ from 17:30 every Friday and cooking to order burgers and hot dogs - both meat and veggi - for just £1 each! If that is not enough, there will also be FREE SQUASH DRINKS for children!


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28th July - Rum tasting

Friday Night BBQ from 5.30pm and Rum Tasting from 8pm - Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum! Click here (http://www.shotleypier.co.uk/) for more info on the Shotley Pier project.


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Deben bar

Be advised that there is hardly any water, inches only, over the shallowest section at LW springs. Skippers are advised to take extra care to stay on track as the entrance channel is very narrow. For further advice contact Deben Harbourmaster, John White, either on VHF Channel 08 callsign 'Odd Times',...


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12-13 Aug - Cruise in company to Ramsholt

Do you fancy a weekend cruise up the coast in company with other PMSC Members and a night in the beautiful river Deben? Whether you are a Deben veteran or a first timer 'over the bar', it is a short but very satisfying cruise, with beautiful scenery, excellent scope for...


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29th July - Second sands BBQ

Walk, sail or row along to the beach for a BBQ. Bring the family, Bring the dog and Bring the food, of course! “Second Sands” is a beach about 800 metres down stream from the Butt Oyster reachable by waterborne craft 2 hrs. either side of high water which is about 17.00...


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5th August - Wine tasting BBQ

FREE WINE TASTING followed by BBQ £5 a head Saturday, 5th August, 7.30 for 8pm Following the success of last year's Wine Tasting, attended by 70 members, we have invited the Co-op, which is gaining a reputation for its Fair Trade wines, to host another special tasting in the Club by one...


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26th August - Table top sale

There will be a Table Top Sale at the Club on Saturday 25th August from 1100 to 1500. Tables are available to members, for a fee of £5, for the sale of bric-a-brac, DVDs, boat jumble, unwanted household items – in fact, anything you like. A great opportunity to get rid...


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14th Sept - A day out on SB Victor

Thursday, 14th September from 11am Sailing down the Orwell on one of our famous local barges is a real treat, and we have negotiated a special deal for 40 members with the Victor. You need to be on board in Ipswich by 11.30am and we return about 5.30pm. The price at £25...


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  Deben Bar  update

            

Be advised that there is hardly any water, inches only, over the shallowest section at LW springs. Skippers are advised to take extra care to stay on track as the entrance channel is very narrow.

For further advice contact Deben Harbourmaster, John White, either on VHF Channel  08 callsign ‘Odd Times’, or by phone on 07803 476621.

The Deben chartlet is available to download http://www.debenestuarypilot.co.uk/

London Array

London Array construction / Notices to Mariners

The final turbine has been installed and the wind farm is online, providing power for nearly half a million homes a year. Visit the London Array website for more information.

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Forthcoming events

Fri Jul 28 @20:00 - 09:00PM
Rum taster
Fri Jul 28 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Jul 29 @15:00 -
Second Sands BBQ
Wed Aug 02 @17:00 -
Visit to PMSC by Greenwich Yacht Club
Fri Aug 04 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Aug 05 @19:30 -
Wine tasting
Fri Aug 11 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Aug 12
River Deben Cruise

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