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

Mooring available

A deep water private mooring is available for this season only. Contact Ian Saunders by email Mooring_Sec@pmsc.org.uk (mailto:Mooring_Sec@pmsc.org.uk) for more information.


Junior sailing sessions

The Royal Harwich Yacht Club are offering special deals for Pin Mill SC junior members from 6 years old to join their Saturday Saiing sessions - £7.50 first session in May. This is a great opportunity to experience dinghy sailing and racing for fun. If you would like to...


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...


4th June - Morning ramble

To celebrate the summer season you are invited to a sedate stroll of no more than 3 miles, along local paths and bridleways, to enjoy, in company, the local wildlife and scenery. The idea is to meet at the Club at about 10ish and amble off sometime after then. We will...


18th June - Gypsy Ceilidh

Bookings must be made by Sunday 12th May Number of places @ £14 per person: * Name/s of Member/s: * Name/s of any guest/s: Applicant e.mail address: * Please note that regretfully it will not be possible to refund the cost should you need to cancel. Number of Pork stew: Number of Vegetarian stew: Total payment: * Payment type: BACS Cheque Cash on the night * Additional info: For...


6th August - Wine tasting and BBQ

WINE TASTING BY MASTER OF WINE FROM LIDL 6pm Saturday, 6th August Over recent months we have been adding some Lidl wines to the selection available in the Club and they have proved popular. So, we persuaded one of their specialist wine buyers, Richard Bampfield, to present a wine tasting, so we...


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

Mon May 30 @11:00 -
Spring Bank Holiday Bike Ride
Fri Jun 03 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Jun 04 @10:00 -
Morning ramble
Fri Jun 10 @21:00 -
Prize draw
Sat Jun 11
Brightlingsea Cruise, visiting the Colne Yacht Club
Sat Jun 11 @16:30 -
Sun Jun 12
Brightlingsea Cruise, visiting the Colne Yacht Club
Fri Jun 17 @21:00 -
Prize draw

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