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


Latest news

17th September - Music extravaganza in aid of the RNLI

Support the RNLI by joining us for a spectacular evening of music in the Club. Payable on the night, the £5 entry fee per person will include a raffle ticket, with wine amongst the prizes. Bring your own food and enjoy a self-service BBQ


24th September - Laying Up Supper

Join us on the 24th September - 19:30 for 20:00 - for our delicious Laying Up Supper Pin Mill Sailing ClubLaying-up Supper 2016 £17 per person Menu (A) Country Terrine of Pork with Chicken, Bacon and Pistachio Salad or (B) Lobster and Crab Bisque with Crusty bread and butter oooOOOooo (C) Slow-braised Beefsteak with Dauphinoise Potatoes, Kale...


1st October 2016 - Murder Mystery Evening

A chilling story to match the best of Agatha Christie, with food and music to cheer us all up when the victim (or victims?) are revived with a glass of Bob’s Best – or are they?


8th October - Visit to Greenwich Maritime Museum

VISIT TO GREENWICH MARITIME MUSEUMSaturday, 8th OctoberLeaving the Red Lion Car Park at 10am returning 6pm£38 per person based on 30 people An opportunity to see the wonderful collections at this unique museum, with lunch in the Brasserie. The Queen's House won't re-open until later in October, but you can visit...


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...


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 02 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Sep 03 @10:00 -
Smack and working boat race - postponed from July
Sat Sep 03 @12:00 -
Second Sands BBQ
Fri Sep 09 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Sep 10
Woolverstone Challenge Cup
Sat Sep 10 @11:00 -
73rd PMSC Regatta 2016
Fri Sep 16 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Sep 17 @20:00 - 11:00PM
Music extravaganza in aid of the RNLI

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