Pembrokeshire Yacht Club

Light Winds Favour Small Boats in Race 5

Light Winds Favour Small Boats in Race 5
Cruiser

Race 5 of the Winter Series gave the fleet light airs and good weather, which proved much to the benefit of the smaller boats.  It was good to see the 707 fleet extended to three boats with the arrival of John Mecklenburg with Wishful Thinking.  Race Officer Henry Lloyd set an adventurous course considering the [...]

Good Sailing Conditions for Race 4 of the Wintyer Series

Good Sailing Conditions for Race 4 of the Wintyer Series
Cruiser

Race 4 in the winter series gave a welcome respite from the gales of the previous week with winds of between 12 and 22 kts from the WSW, and while not sunny, was an enjoyable sail for all taking part.
Race officer Billy Williams  had more problems than the competitors. The Port Authority would not let [...]

PCRC Honour for Gordon Thompson

PCRC Honour for Gordon Thompson
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At their recent dinner/dance, the Paul Banner Trophy was awarded to PYC mainstay Gordon Thompson for ‘Services to Yachting in the Haven’.
If ever an award was richly deserved, it is this one.  Well done, Gordon, and well done PCRC for their recognition of his services.  Long may they continue.
Norman Williams,
Commodore

Digest of the Minutes of the October Committee Meeting.

Digest of the Minutes of the October Committee Meeting.
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Digest of the Minutes of the October Committee Meeting.
The WYA advised us that HMRC have announced a change in the rate of VAT for the affiliation fees for clubs. The annual fee will however stay the same.
Following a letter received from the Water Ranger about an accident involving young people driving ribs after dark without [...]

Perfect Sailing Conditions for Race 3 of the Winter Series

Perfect Sailing Conditions for Race 3 of the Winter Series
Cruiser

Leaving the locks for the start of Race 3 of the Winter Series, the fleet were greeted by blue skies and a perfect 15 kts breeze.  Race Officer Steve Rees had a slight problem in that the boats had to get back into the entry lock at 1330 hrs., but devised an excellent coarse, starting [...]

Gales Hit the Fleet for Race 2 of the Winter Series

Gales Hit the Fleet for Race 2 of the Winter Series
Cruiser

In typical Pembrokeshire style, following the majority of the fleet being becalmed last week, the second race in the Winter Series  gave the fleet steady 30 – 35 kts wind at the start.  Carpe Diem was the first to succumb to the conditions.  Leech line problems caused them to retire as they passed the Valero [...]

Winter Series Gets Underway.

Winter Series Gets Underway.
Cruiser

A good breeze of 15 knots welcomed the fleet for the first race of the PYC Winter Series, and all boded well for the race.  It was good to welcome back John Nuttall to the fleet in his 707, and to see Celeritas back out this year.  Also, the Davies family on White Lines was [...]

Dinghy Open Tomorrow & Winter Series

Dinghy Open Tomorrow & Winter Series
Club

Dinghy Open and Winter Series Start
Dinghy Open 12pm Saturday 1st October 3

races also counting towards the Winter Series.
The winter series then runs every Saturday
from 8th October at 2:30pm.
Series prizes include a raffle to all entrants for an i-Pod Touch
(subject to completing 3 races).
The more you sail the greater your chance of winning the raffle.
PYC Dinghy Open and Winter Series
(See [...]

Dont Forget – Winter Series – Starts this Sunday – You can win !!!!

Dont Forget – Winter Series – Starts this Sunday – You can win !!!!
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Hi all,
Don’t forget the start of the Winter series is happening this Sunday and even if you dont win the amazing first price of an IPAD,
Here at PYC we have decided to draw a further three prizes of £300.00 – £200.00 and £100.00 and every one who has competed has a chance of winning ONE [...]

Winter Cruiser Series Entry Forms and Instruction available online

Winter Cruiser Series Entry Forms and Instruction available online
Cruiser

Sailing Instructions are now available for the Winter Series from the website:
Entry Form Cruiser Winter Series 2011
Sailing Instructions Winter Cruiser 2011