Events Details and Updates
Proposed meet-up at Cawsand for Cruisers on Saturday 15th May – with the weather forecast for Saturday looking both wet and windy: F4 gusting F6, this event will now unfortunately not be taking place.
Mid Summer BBQ for Cruisers on Saturday and Sunday 26th and 27th June – Meet at Cellar Bay (River Yealm) for a BBQ on the beach during the afternoon. Bring your own food, drink and BBQ equipment. For those who wish to stay, overnight anchorage(s) will be agreed on the day. If you are willing to take other members as crew and overnight please email Rosie Hinge at email@example.com Similarly, if you would like to come along as crew, email Rosie and she will try to pair you up with a Cruiser!
Get Afloat Days on Saturday and Sunday 3rd and 4th July – these events that would have invited the public to experience both dinghy and cruiser sailing with the club have been cancelled as they cannot be held within the current Covid regulations.
SailGP Great Britain Grand Prix in Plymouth Sound on Saturday and Sunday 17th and 18th July – If you want to bring your boat to watch these events from the water, you must register with the organisers at their website Great Britain Sail Grand Prix | SailGP Otherwise, you can watch from Plymouth Hoe free of charge and keep up to date with the racing positions via their large video screen.
Eddystone Pursuit Race on Saturday 24th July – If you would like to take part in this charity event, Registration opens 2 April, with last entries on Monday 19 July. Visit their website Eddystone Charity Pursuit (eddystonepursuit.com) and raise money for your favourite charity while enjoying a day out at sea.
Regatta Saturday 7th August
The Clarkes have kindly allowed us to use their paddock at Weir Quay once again for the Regatta.
This is the programme of events:
13:00 competitors arrive at the boat park to rig and launch dinghies.
14:00 first gun for start of dinghy races mini-series
17:00 end of final dinghy race, then recover and de-rig at the boat park
18:00 trans-Tamar model boat race. Time to tune up your home-built models!
19:00 prize giving and BBQ with live music
Throughout the afternoon, there will be a sale of members spare gear, so bring along any items you would like to pass on.
Plus, Weir Quay Boatyard will be selling a variety of cut-price previous stock of sailing gear and equipment.
You will be able to buy a range of beers from our local Bere Brewery from the licenced beer tent.
Bring along: food for the BBQ, drinks, a salad or pudding to share and your own seating.
Cruise to the Sound Sunday 8th August HW 0601 4.8m
Cruise in company to Plymouth Sound to anchor at Cawsand/Jennycliff Bay for lunch and raft up dependant on wind direction.
There will be a pursuit race home.
Cruisers are encouraged to invite other members to share the day with them.
We look forward to meeting up at these two enjoyable events that are open to all members and their guests.