While we wait for permission to go back to sailing in Wales why not brush up on the sailing rules by watching the RYA rules webinars I have put links to all 6 episodes on our members page.
Looking forward to seeing you all at The Flash as soon as possible for Dinghy and Model boat sailing.
Click here to go to Members area
During the current COVID-19 lockdown the RYA have been holding a series of online webinar covering racing rules over 6 weeks,these have been made available via Utube,I will post each one as it happens in the Members Area
Don’t forget as part of your membership you are able to join in with the virtual racing this is a fun way to spend some time even if you don’t normally sail why not join in with this,it is all free to all members.
If you want to join in email your Commodore Kevin
Gresford Sailing Club Model Boats recently presented Mr Andy Green (centre back row) with a cheque for £147 as a donation to The British Heart Foundation. The money was raised by the sale of the modelling goods donated by Mrs Evans from her late husband, Geoff’s estate. Geoff was a member of Gresford Sailing Club. Andy Green said that he was delighted to attend to accept the cheque and thanked the club and Mrs Evans.
Bill Jones (Back row Left) said that Mrs Evans was delighted at the amount raised and it was her wish that Geoff’s friends presented the cheque to BHF
Gresford Sailing Club can be contacted firstname.lastname@example.org,https://gresfordsailingclub.org.uk Andy Green BHF fundraising manager can be contacted at email@example.com or via Facebook Andy Green BHF
Hi all we hope you are all keeping safe and well in these worrying times.
As you are all aware there is no sailing at the club until further notice but we will let you know as soon as we are able to safely organise any activities at The Flash whether for dinghies or model boats.
Even though we are not using the club we still need to keep things going and this has costs so thank you to all who have renewed their membership.
Normally there is a £10.00 surcharge for either joining or for late renewals however if any body wants to join or renew we are waiving this fee for this year. So please consider being a member and help keep your club going ready for when things get back to some sort of normality.
In the meantime we are going to organise virtual racing which can be done via a PC or a phone/tablet(app available on line to download) this will be available to all paid up members. We will either run individual races or a series of race (just waiting on the Sailing Secretary to arrange this).
As the virtual racing is all from the comfort of your home all can join in so the model boats can show off their skills against the dinghy sailors(they should be better due to being used to sail out of their boats)
If you would like to join in with the Virtual Racing then please email your Commodore Kevin and he will add you to the list
GRESFORD SAILING CLUB
CLOSED UNTIL REVIEW on 2nd MAY
In the light of HM Government’s announcements about the Corona Virus, it is with great regret that the Committee has decided that we have no option but to close the Club to all sailing and social activity IMMEDIATELY.
The Pursuit series and the first 6 weeks of the Wednesday evening handicap will be cancelled and the committee will review the next scheduled series at a later date.
For clarity, there will be no entitlement to refunds of Club membership fees as this is a situation totally beyond the control of the Club.
Please look out for further notices that may be published from time to time by e-mail and posted on this website. Also, please help us by spreading the word and making sure all your sailing friends are aware of the latest situations, as they arise.
Your Committee will keep the situation under constant review and will make any adjustments as and when it is deemed necessary or appropriate.
Thank you for your understanding and continued support.
Kevin Forbes, Commodore
Happy new sailing year to you all,our sailing calendar will soon be published so if you have any suggestions of anything relating to the club running or sailing then now is the time to suggest it you can email any thoughts to either the firstname.lastname@example.org or to Shan and we will put these to the committee for consideration.
The AGM this year will be held in the clubhouse at The Flash
7pm Wednesday 12th February 2020
If you want your say about your club and to vote for your new committee please join us.
Hi everyone it’s Christmas time again Santa has brought us some water at The Flash so sailing will be better,let’s hope that it stays up for 2020 and we can all enjoy the events throughout the year,a full calendar will be issued after the AGM in February.We have seen a few new faces in 2019 so let’s hopethey continue along with anyone else who want to learn to sail or just enjoy the close sailing that is available at The Flash.
If anyone wants any information about any aspect of the club or has any suggestions as to how we could make being part of the club better and more enjoyable(any comments are not made public unless you want them to be)
As a thought in these days of global warming just think that sailing is virtually a carbon neutral sport so do your bit for our planet and go sailing.
We hope you get what you want for Christmas.
Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year
Just 3 races to go
The Frostbite is back as a full series there have been 4 races so far (2 days) with another 7 to go (4 days) with the last day having 1 race followed by carols and mince pies on December 7th
6 races entered to qualify so still time to join in.