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The Heart of Sailing in Wales

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The Flag is at Half Mast for Mike Raw
Friday, April 03, 2020

It is with great sadness we report the passing of Mike Raw.


Mike Raw, from Macclesfield, has had a boat on the Llyn Peninsula for many years, and one of the first to take a berth in the marina after its construction.

Mike was always the heart and soul of many parties at both the Sailing Club and in the Marina. Mike took a keen interest in all water sports, including yacht racing on J35 Banzai, and cruising on his series of “Raw Deal” motor-boats, and latterly Jet Skiing.

Mike always took time to pass on his boat handling skills to new owners and berth-holders and was a great friend to many of us.

Mike leaves behind his wife Caron, son James and daughter Emily, and a big void in all our lifes.

News 2020
Dinghy Storage Early Bird extended to 15th April
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

EarlyBirdDiscountThe Early Bird Discount for Dinghy Storage has been extended to Wednesday 15th April 2020.

The early bird dinghy storage fee of £75 ended on 8th March with the new rate for 2020 increasing from £75 to £95 on 8th March.

In view of Covid 19 Pandemic the rate has now been reduced back from £95 to £75  that is to the 'early bird' rate of £75 per boat.

The rate will be reviewed again on 15th April.

The rate from 15th April will be £95 per dinghy.

The dinghy storage fee is paid with the membership fee - follow this link.

News 2020
Moving Mountains!
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Work has started on moving the mountain of sand and gravel from the harbour entrance to replenish the beach near the golf course.


The work on the new groyne on th esouth side of the harbour entrance is also progressing 


Se the gallery below for more photographs


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Cruising News
Cruising 2020 Update
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Please note: The Cruising programme will be reviewed in accordance with the guidance of our Governing Body, RYA and RYA Cymru Wales, for clubs and sailors and also the instruction of Government and all appropriate Health Authorities.

You can leave all the gear aboard and come out cruiser racing. The RYA’s NHC handicap system caters for that and race control will set a separate start and course for cruising boats. The start will be 5 mins after the IRC start and the course generally shorter and simpler with the intention of all boats getting back to the marina at the same time for après sail.

Please spread the word and encourage cruising boats in the marina to turn out.


News 2020
Update Statement - Covid 19 Interruption
Friday, March 13, 2020

virusFollowing advice received this morning (18th March 2020) from RYA and RYA Cymru Wales the following action has been taken:

  • The CHPSC Tuning Weekend has been cancelled;
  • The AGM scheduled for April 11th has been postponed - we will notify you when a new date is set;
  • The Easter Series is cancelled and racing in April will be reviewed on 31st March or earlier if advice changes.

In accordance with the latest instructions the bar and restaurant at Plas Heli is now closed until further notice. 

We will be following the guidance of our Governing Body, RYA Cymru Wales, for clubs and sailors and also the instruction of Welsh

News 2020
RYA Youth Championships 2020 - Postponed
Wednesday, March 18, 2020


It is with great regret that we inform you that the  RYA Youth Championships 2020  has been postponed.

Following the latest Government advice regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 RYA Youth National Championships is postponed. The prestigious regatta, the UK's premier youth racing event, was due to take place from April 3 to 10 and hosted at The Welsh National Sailing Academy and Event Centre with assistance from CHPSC and RYA Cymru Wales.Around 750 young people and adults from all over the UK were expected to be on site.

However, on Monday evening the Government advised against mass gatherings, to minimise social contact and avoid non-essential travel

Notice to Mariners
Notice to Mariners - No 1-20
Monday, March 09, 2020

News 2020
Biosecurity - What is it?
Wednesday, February 26, 2020

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News 2020
New Grib Groyne Under Construction
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Work has started on the Grib Groyne at the entrance to Pwllheli Harbour.


This replaces the old groyne which was built when the marina was constructed and had become badley damaged over the years.

This groyne is constructed of substantial rock armour and it is hoped that this will reduce the amount of sand and gravel being deposited in the channel.


News 2020
New Catering and Bar Operator at Plas Heli
Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The Commodore and Flag Officers of CHPSC are delighted to introduce Geoff Harvey, the new Catering and Bar operator at Plas Heli.

Geoff is the proprietor of the Anglesey Arms and the Market Hall in Caernarfon and has many years of experience in providing quality hospitality services.

Geoff said “I am excited with the prospect of developing the full potential of the excellent facilities at Plas Heli, the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Event Centre. Our team headed by Cath Limerick will provide a warm welcome to all visitors and stakeholders at Plas Heli. We will develop the food offering with new menus and 'special' dishes supplemented by a good range of drinks from our own brewery in the Market Hall. In addition, we also look forward to introducing some great local talent with bands and musicians as well as developing larger events and gigs with the likes of Bryn Fon and

News 2020
Activity Calendar - New Feature on The Web Site
Sunday, January 26, 2020

Pwllheli Easter Series - PostponedThere is a new feature on the web site - an activity calendar which features all activities, events, including parties and functions so that you know what is on!

A feature of the calendar is the ability to turn off the activities that are not of interest so that you can concentrate on what matters to you.

See the Calendar here..

Racing News
Notice of Race for 2020 IRC Welsh Champs - Published
Saturday, November 16, 2019
News 2019
2020 Membership Now Available
Sunday, October 13, 2019


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  • New for 2020 - This is the membership category for couples - offering a slight discount from two 'ordinary memberships'.
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I was very pleased to receive the E newsletter and to learn of all the latest developments. It’s really good news that the club is becoming more pro-active with it’s membership and what’s on offer. The potential is limitless.
Friday 22 February 2019

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