A NEW series of WQSC dinghy races will take place this winter on the following dates:

Series 1           EQUIINOX     Sundays from 14:30, 2 races each day for 3 weekends

                                                24 Sept, 1 Oct and 8 Oct.

Series 2           AUTUMN       Sundays from 14:30, 2 races each day for 3 weekends

                                                15 Oct, 22 Oct and 29 Oct.

Pursuit           THE CHILLY   A pursuit race, first start at 14:30 on Sunday 12 Nov

Spare week 5 Nov in case a weekend is cancelled.

See here for more details.


You can download a programme of this year’s events here

Winter Talks

All talks take place at Bere Alston Bowling Club starting at 7:30pm – Bar open from 7pm and charge is £1 at the door

16th January – The work of HM Border Force Maritime. See here for more details.

13th March – The History of Plymouth Breakwater – Cancelled as speaker unavailable

20th March – Napoleon’s Visit to Plymouth Sound. See here for more details.

Dinghy & Cruiser Events

Further information will be provided for each event nearer the time.


26th March – Dinghy Rig and Registration


7th April – First Friday Evening Dinghy Session

7th April – Cruisers Pre-season Meet Up for drinks afloat on “Firestorm” to discuss plans for season – Cancelled as Cruising Officer, Martin Hunter is not able to attend.


13th May – Dinghies Tamar Bridge Race

27th to 29th May – Cruisers to Fowey/Salcombe for May Bank Holiday


11th June – Upriver Dinghy Sail

On Sunday 11th June, we are going on a dinghy sail upriver to Calstock. We will take the larger club dinghies. This event is suitable for all abilities.

Arrive at Weir Quay by 09:30. We will expect to return at around 16:30. Bring sailing gear, sunhat, sunglasses, drinks, packed lunch, and money if you want to buy anything at Calstock.

All sailors under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. All unaccompanied sailors under the age of 18 must bring a printed and filled in copy of the consent form. Every participant must also have printed, completed and handed in the registration form with their emergency and medical details. Email Sophie Dandy for the consent form and the registration form if you do not have these:

11th June – Day sail for our younger members on the last surviving operational Tamar Barge “Lynher”.

Lynher approaching the bridges with our young members on board as crew

16th – 18th June Falmouth Classics and Sea Shanty Festival in Falmouth harbour

17th June – Eddystone Charity Sailing Pursuit Royal Western YC

23rd June – BBQ for Downriver Clubs Event cancelled as insufficient support available to organise it!


1st July – Regatta – Dinghy races and Trans-Tamar model boat race

2nd July – Regatta – Cruisers sail to Plymouth Sound for lunch then pursuit home

8th to 9th July – Cruisers Falmouth Area Cruise Weekend

15th July – Downriver Dinghy Sail

22nd July – Cruisers Cellar Beach BBQ


8th – 10th August – Cotehele Camp

Mid Aug date TBC – Plymouth Fireworks Championship – Cruisers anchor to watch


2nd September – Awayday Dinghy Sailors with Cruisers – Cawsand/Jennycliff Bay

16th to 17th September – Cruisers Late Season Cruise to the Yealm with meal out

29th September – Last Friday Evening Dinghy Session


6th October – Jelly and Ice-creams Party

21st October – Dinghy De-rig at 11am


13th November – AGM at Bere Alston Bowling Club 7pm for 7:30pm start

18th November – End of Season Dinner & Prize Giving at the Bedford Hotel

Photo Galleries of Past Events