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

Coastguard info channel changes

The VHF channels HM Coastguard uses to broadcast Maritime Safety Information (MSI) and conduct radio medical advice are changing. From mid-morning on Wednesday 6th September VHF channels 23, 84 and 86 will no longer be used. VHF channels 62, 63 and 64 will be used instead. Channel 10 for MSI and...


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9th September 2017 - PMSC Regatta

The 74th PMSC regatta was held on Saturday 9th September, with the first race starting at 11:00


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16th September - Smack Bawley race

The 12th PMSC Smack Bawley race will be held on Saturday 16th September, starting at 11:00 in Buttermans Bay


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23rd September - Laying Up Supper

Join us on the 23rd Septmeber - 19:30 for 20:00 - for our delicious Laying Up Supper. Starter: Choice of A - Smoked Salmon terrine, Pickles, crispbread and pea shootsorB - Pork and smoked bacon scotch egg, rocket and fig chutney Main: Choice of C - Roast loin of Cod, herb crushed new...


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7th October - celebrating David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and George Michael’s music

Saturday 7th October 2017 20:00 - 23:00 at the Club Celebrating David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, George Michael and others music with DJ and food with draw in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance. £7 per head


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14th 15th October 2017 - Nautical photograph competition and Macmillian Coffee Morning

This popular annual competition will take place over the weekend of of 14th/15th October. Please make sure that your entries reach the Clubhouse no later than 1pm on Saturday 14th. All the photographs will be exhibited in the Games Room over the weekend, and the judgment and prizegiving will take place at...


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21st Oct 2017 - Read through of I didn't mean to go to sea

On Saturday 21st October we'll be reading 'We Didn't Mean to Go to Sea' aloud, from beginning to end, in one continuous session, over about eight hours, with each chapter (or part-chapter) taken by a different reader. Some big names – including Griff Rhys Jones, Libby Purves, Julia Jones (with Francis...


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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 Sep 22 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Sep 23 @12:00 -
CCRS Race 5 - Sponsored by the Harwich & Dovercourt SC
Sat Sep 23 @20:00 -
Laying up supper
Fri Sep 29 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Fri Oct 06 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Oct 07 @20:00 - 11:00PM
Theme night: celebrating David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and George Michael’s music
Fri Oct 13 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Oct 14
Nautical Photograph competition

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