Clubhouse Access restrictions
Well unfortunately I feel like I'm in groundhog day. Last year we were just ready to resume sailing under Covid restrictions and then found ourselves having to put in extra restrictions due to potential Legionella. Now we find ourselves again ready to resume sailing under Covid restrictions from 2nd April, but unfortunately the clubhouse has just failed it's electrical certification deeming it unsafe for access.
We are working hard to take actions to make the clubhouse safe whilst also ensuring it is safe to also resume sailing without clubhouse access. However this may mean that again there are further restrictions when we resume sailing - including no access to the clubhouse again.
For now, could we ask that no members use the clubhouse. I know some of you pop in while checking over your boats, but please do not do this until further notice.
We are still hopeful of a return to sailing on the 2nd, with restrictions, and Mike will be emailling seperately shortly with the Programme for you to sign up for duties.
Have you volunteered, yet?
Current guidance and next steps out of Lockdown
4 Cruises arranged for the summer - Will you be there?
Have you paid to store your boat at PYSC? Have you clearly identified your stuff?
"Wet" rescue training sessions need a few sailors to capsize and be rescued
Race area, rescue cover, clubhouse access, etc
Volunteers needed to fill in the duty roster
Would you like to to work with boats locally?
PYSC recording sessions, let you musical talent flood out...
Deadline for discounted membership is end of January
Preliminary programme and other updates
Virtual Dinner Dance, Working parties and more
We have a boat for sale.
Starting again after the end of Lockdown 2
6pm every Sunday during lockdown 2.0 for half an hour!
There is an EGM on Monday details will have been emailed to you
Lock down update
Brian 'Wacker' Warne has passed away.
An outline of the sailing programme for September
Replaces after years
The safety boats are on the move
The GC has been busy planning for a return, but not quite yet.
They are getting better...
Parish Warf Boat Storage
We've got new boat house doors. Thanks to all the people involved....
The GC has been busy working out when we can go sailing :)
Anyone needing help during the current crisis please just ask.
PYSC Virtual Regatta Guide
If you fancy at racing other PYSC members during the lockdown, download the app!
Covid-19 - No sailing or training until further notice
This Sunday bring your brush and overalls.
Boat House clear out ready for new doors.
Miss the pictures at the dinner dance here is your second chance
Our Dinner Dance Guest has a few words to say..
Have you got an old table football game or the like..
Winter Working Parties have started come along and fix that thing....
Chris R would like your best shots of PYSC in action...
A few Christmassy words from Dave
Renew your membership, before 1st December to take advantage of the discounted rate.
Pill Park grand opening 13:45 on 11/10/19 - Come on down
Calling all instructors, ex-instructors or future instructors
Get your order in now
We have some rescue crew gaps that need filling - Can you help?
A bit further than a normal down-tide cruise
Here's a guide and chilling reminder from the RYA
I took a few pictures at the last training evening
The Willcocks' guide to the weather at Portishead
Urgent. Please read
Who got the points in the first race?
Club racing on Saturday morning, with a focus on novices and teenagers
The ical link has been giving you the wrong time!
RYA 2019 news letter
Many things have been happening, hopefully you haven't noticed too much
Team Portishead at the 2019 UK Fireball Nationals
Club Training starts on Monday.
The Try Sail is nearly upon us please volunteer to help promote the club.
Easter Monday was a lovely day for a sail.
Do you know where we can get a cheap mower?
Remember that the clocks go forward on Sunday morning
After lots of hard work from lots of people and nearly a false start, a windy race took place.
Tracy Edwards 'Maiden' film screening at the Watershed
Compound 1 is getting a face lift....
"The Channel Chop" is this weekend.
Buoy laying has started ready for the Chop!
help required to open the clubhouse for the Turn the tide group who are going clean SugarLoaf beach
Bouys need re-laying
Some painting a sprucing up required.
Dinner Dance, what a great evening
Photos wanted for the Dinner Dance.
Even in 1967 the club was thinking about safety
On Wednesday 7th November, Michael Riley will give a talk on the making of 'Crowhurst' at PCC
MONDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2018 AT 19:45 hrs 'The Royal', Pier Road, Portishead
The minutes of the EGM held on 25/9
Safety Crew for 3/11 required
A successful weekend of sailing, sometimes in despite of the wind.
The interesting weather at the weekend produced lots of rainbows
There will be a club EGM on 25th September at the Royal
The RYA Club Room magazine
EGM - Tues 25 Sept
Welsh sailor Matt Cooper has started to offer trailer repairs....
"Relive" the Shirehampton Cruise
The Down tide Cruise has been cancelled for the 12 Aug 2018
Once again the RYA is delighted to offer its 110,000+ members a FREE TICKET to TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show 2018 taking place from 14- 23 September.
Up tide cruise to Shirehampton had some wind and was a jolly good sail.
The first down tide cruise of the year
More help requests
This is Llandegfedd Sailing Clubs 50th Anniversary Year. To celebrate we are holding a 2 day Open Meeting on July 21st.
The latest set of recruits have made it through the training course.
Weekend before Thornbury Regatta, there is Tenby Regatta.
Sailing, Sailing Sailing and oh more sailing.....
Help is required this weekend, with rescue boats and sailing Visions
Races for FAST HANDICAP, SLOW HANDICAP, Y.W.DAYBOATS and CRUISERS
Are you looking for a crew or helm, then give Mike an email..
Here are the top tips for the up and coming Severn bridge race
Calling all novices and experienced sailors - Prizes to be won!
American Supper to celebrate a Royal Wedding
Much fun was had at Sugar Loaf....
A club toolkit has been created to save your sailing!
Turn the tide are coming to Sugar loaf beach on 28/4
Dry Rescue Training session at PYSC - Tues 10th April - 7:30pm
Some feature events coming up in 2018
A quick reminder of what to do if you need to swap your duties in the programme
Organisation help for some social events - 19th May & 7th July
Help to run the beginners training courses are required 9,10,16 & 17 June
Pick up the programme and calendar link here
Tony Anderton who is a Bristol pilot to give us a presentation about piloting ships in our area of the channel
News and thanks, from a very successful "Channel Chop"
Winter Working Parties starting
Channel Chop this Saturday, come along and cheer.
If you liked the dinner Dance photos you can see them here
The working parties are in full swing now, we've had great turn outs for the last two Sunday's, there's a list of jobs on the wall, don't be shy, stick your name against a job.
PYSC Choir back in session from Monday 15th Jan 7pm onwards
Come along for some mince pies and coffee (and maybe some work :) )
Pictures needed for the Dinner Dance
Wayfarer Class Association Rally Ilfracombe to Lundy, 3-5 Aug 2018
Can you help our new members to get on the water with appropriate kit for the colder conditions?
New kit and how to improve the performance
Pete Truin and Anna Trimarchi have got married.....
The Club's AGM is being held at 19:45 on 6th November at The Royal, Pier Road , please come along..
in the papers
The club's annual Dinner dance will be held on Friday 12th January 2018
A club open Event is on this weekend the "Lloyd Fryer Race"
This weekend is the second weekend of the adult training and we need some help on the Saturday
3:30pm Friday 8th Sept - Still forecast as Force 5 gusts on Saturday
A few pictures from recent sailing
There is an uptide cruise planned for Saturday the 9th September.
Good luck to our star racers
A quick run down of activities in the club from Commodore Herb
Please volunteer to help a new member get aquainted with the club
PYSC member can store boats at the docks over the winter
If you see some new people hanging around the club house please, please say hello
Please come and volunteer to take out some new members sailing in club Visions.
A big thank you from Shire members to the PYSC members
A successful weekend of adult training happened at the weekend.
Pill Race results, BBQ, training, lots going on
This weekend we are running a training event for new members we could really do with some more help on Sunday.
The Americ's Cup Finals the Barbecue is cancelled :(, but there is still one on the 21st :)
Come down to the Lake for sailing fun!
Well, sadly midsummers day is nearly upon us, the sun will soon start setting round to the west, signalling the start of dark days...............
An eventful race was enjoyed by all
Andy Dubreuil has taken some photos of the start
n Saturday 10th June (weather permitting) we will be taking a group of bird watchers to Denny Island
The club is looking into using online payments, any experts out there?
A couple of members would like to swap duties.
A big thank you to all those who contributed to the try sail I hope you all had a good time
Come and help at the try sail. The annual club try sail is on Sunday 21st May @13:00
Sailing Programmes available,Thankyou to Pete and Anna.
Rescue Boat Training 11th April at Sugar Loaf
OOD Training 17th May at Sugar Loaf, experts and newbies come a refresh your skills.
The club has the start of a new website, help required to generate some content
We would like a cleaner for the club house.
A message from Dave Herbert about the up and coming season.
The Jarvis Duo Win the South West Pursuit Challenge at Wimbleball Lake
If you want the sailing programme on your smart device we now have a link to help you out.
News of two members, sailing starts soon, and tea to be drunk!
If you are looking for past glories I have archived some race results
News on working parties, and some people have been sailing!
Iain Lambert's single handed passage from Chichester to Watchet via New York!! on 3rd March at Weston Bay Yacht Club
These are the dates of the Clevedon Open races this year, if you fancy a change of scene.
Working parties doing lots of work come and join in. Your club needs you
Clevedon Sailing Club have organized a talk by Jon Napier on 17/2 @19:30, Free entry (Donations to their safety boat fund)
News about the Dinner Dance, Working Parties and other things going on...
The gardening group will we be doing a bit of pottering around on the 15/1/2017
Buoy recovery planned for 12:00 Sunday 8th Jan
Have you got any photos you would like to share for display at the dinner dance?
Chris Romands is requesting nominations for "Crunch Of The Year" and "On The Road trophies"
Bristol Corinthian an evening with Sam Matson
The AGM is nearly upon us get you nominations in now....
As a new club social event, a few of us thought it might be fun to start a choir, once a fortnight, on a Monday, at the clubhouse. The first gathering is Monday 21st November 7-9pm.
Secern Bridge Race, Unveiling of the PYSC Defibrillator, Revised Protocol for OODs, News from Worlds and National Championships and much more...
What do Portishead and Rio have in common? Rio may have Sugarloaf mountain, Christ the Redeemer, and the Olympics but we have Sugarloaf beach, Battery Point and our celebration Olympic Regatta
Opening Ceremony on 4th August at 19:30 refreshments will be available.
DEVOTI D 0 TRIAL SAIL OPPORTUNITY
There have been some changes to the OOD procedure calling Bristol Port Authority
Over the summer we will be opening up the lake on a Thursday night for cadet sailing
West Lancashire Yacht Club 24 Hour Race
A time lapse video of the racing/weather on 12-06-2016
An opportunity to sail a tall ship for cadets.
WPYSC logoelcome to our 3rd Newsletter of 2016, full of useful info and tips. Chris Gill offers those brave enough to do the Severn Bridge Race some useful pre-race advice.....
PYSC Olympic Regatta and Celebration – Saturday July 2nd
Please ensure you protect your valuables while out sailing
OOD Training, all welcome
Volunteers required for the try sail on 15th May @ 12:00
The 2016 Sailing Programme Booklets are available from the clubhouse
I'm holding a social session on Wed 27th April at 8pm at the Impero Lounge to welcome some of our new members
Dates the Gig Club may launch from Portishead or are off globe trotting.
What is going on in the club during April
I've added a new gallery to the website :)
What is going on in the club.....
We want musicians, budding musicians, singers (lead, backing, can’t-sing-in-tune) anyone who ever thought they might like to play an instrument, and an enthusiastic audience/groupies.
RYA South West Instructor Conference
A range of clubwear is available
For those of you who placed orders for the new club wear, it is now available to collect in the clubhouse.
Please take care using mass e-mails - use bcc
It was like a blast from the past. The good old days?.....
Cleaner needed for clubhouse
(Updated on 17/03/2021)
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