Updated 25th September 2020.
I am writing to you during these unprecedented times in the hope that you and your families are keeping well. The regular newsletters and social media posts both on Facebook and the Website should have been keeping you up to date with matters at Pin Mill Sailing Club, but I also take this opportunity to apologise if you have not had access to these forms of communication, I trust this letter will bring you up to speed on some key matters.
Please click on "Read more ..." below, to read important information affecting all members of the club, covering club opening, membership subscriptions for 2021, staffing and volunteers, club rule changes and AGM.
Mark Poppleton - Commodore
Pin 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 access 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
Continuing this year will be the newly renamed "Haven Combined Clubs Series", which will feature races between Pin Mill Sailing Club, Royal Harwich Yacht Club, Shotley Sailing Club, Stour Sailing Club, Haven PortsYacht Club, Waldringfield Yacht Club and Harwich & Dovercourt Sailing Club, competing for the Evening Star Trophy awarded to the Club with the best overall score for 5 out of the 8 race series.