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

The Quay is free!

Essex County Council have won their appeal in the High Court regarding access to the Quay now designated as a village green, which means that it must be kept open for walkers, swan feeders, crabbing and access from boats.


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Six nations rugby

We will be showing the Six nations rugby in the clubhouse, so why not pop a long for a beer and a chance to support your country... Six Nations Rugby kicks off on 4th February with the England v France game at 4.50pmSaturday, 11th February - Wales v England - game...


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25th February - Guess which spy... CANCELLED

Dress up as your chosen Spy, from history, film or fiction – there are lots to choose from, whether Mata Hari or James Bond. There will be a prize for the most evocative and secretive interpretation to keep us all guessing who you are. Fork supper. £6 pp Chicken Casserole or...


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Can You Help?

Would you be willing to help with the running and upkeep of PMSC? As with any club the idea is to spread the load and avoid the situation where everything falls to a few overworked people. There is a wide range of opportunities to contribute:- Occasional tasks which can be done...


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11th March - Visiting speaker - James Cartlidge MP

An opportunity for members to hear about your local MP's role in the community and Parliament, and to ask questions – please provide some in advance.


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25th March - celebrating David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and George Michael’s music

celebrating David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and George Michael's music with DJ and simple food with draw in aid of charity.


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6th April - Visit to Lowestoft Port

The coach will leave Chelmo at 0900 and the day will include a tour of the port, lunch at the Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht Club and a visit to the museum. Details, lunch menu and booking form to follow. Please sign up early as the last visit had to be cancelled...


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22nd April - Fitting Out Supper

Join us on the 22nd April - 19:30 for 20:00 - for our delicious Fitting Out Supper. Starter: Thai-style King Prawn Rice Noodle Salad, Coriader, Lime Crispy Shallots Main: Slow-Roast Pork Belly, Pancetta, Cannellini Bean Thyme Stew, Roast Cherry Tomatoes, Covelo Nero Crackling Dessert: Warm Treacle Tart,...


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Arthur Ransome Commemorative Events

As many will be aware, 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Arthur Ransome. Pin Mill featured in at least two of Ransome's books so along with several other organisations, our Club is planning a number of commemorative events........,


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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

Sun Feb 26 @15:00 -
Six Nations Rugby England v Italy
Fri Mar 03 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Fri Mar 10 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Mar 11 @16:00 -
Six Nations Rugby England v Scotland
Sat Mar 11 @19:30 -
Visiting Speaker - James Cartlidge MP
Sun Mar 12 @12:00 - 02:00PM
Fitting out lunch
Fri Mar 17 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Mar 18 @17:00 -
Six Nations Rugby Ireland v England

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