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

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

Unfortunately, due to the lack of bookings, this visit has been cancelled. 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...


15th October 2016 - Nautical photograph competition

This popular annual competition will take place over the weekend of of 15th/16th October. Please make sure that your entries reach the Clubhouse no later than 1pm on Saturday 15th. All the photographs will be exhibited in the Games Room over the weekend, and the judgment and prizegiving will take place at...


22nd October 2016 - Trafalgar night dinner

The 2016 Battle of Trafalgar anniversary dinner at Pin Mill Sailing Club will be held on Saturday 22 nd October. This year it will have a French theme - complete with an early 19 th Century French a la carte menu. A booking form (and menu) will be available at the Clubhouse...


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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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 30 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Oct 01 @19:00 -
CCRS Prize giving and BBQ
Sat Oct 01 @20:00 - 11:00PM
Murder mystery evening
Fri Oct 07 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Oct 08 @10:00 - 06:00PM
Visit to Greenwich Maritime Museum - CANCELLED
Fri Oct 14 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Oct 15 @12:00 - 12:00PM
Nautical photograph competition
Sun Oct 16 @12:00 - 12:00PM
Nautical photograph competition

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