Welcome To Our Club
Located on the edge of Mounts Bay in West Cornwall, our club is situated on some of the best sailing waters in the UK.
We are very much a family club with members of all ages and ambitions, from internationally competitive dinghy racers to offshore cruising sailors and everything in between.
Join a club that has been awarded with a RYA Club of the Year Award and the RYA Onboard Cornish Club of the Year Award.
Become a member from as little as £30 for Under 18s and £65 for adults.
Runnelstone Race - Sunday, 29 May at 09:00
Our annual race down the south Penwith coast towards Lands End and back.....more
2016 Sailing Programme
The 2016 sailing programme is now online, take a look and start putting dates in your diary.
Laser/Mirror Enterprise Open - Sunday 15th May
A forecast for very little wind did not deter 7 Lasers, 2 Mirrors and 8 Enterprises from entering Penzance Sailing Club's 2016 Laser/Mirror/Enterprise Open.......more
Monday Series - Race 5
All twelve dinghies from the various fleets had a close start this evening in a North Westerly Wind Force 1-2. .......more
Thursday Series - Race 3
Sixteen boats took to the water on a sunny evening with fairly light winds. A fairly becalmed start meant that the boats were fairly close. .......more
Monday Series - Race 3
Ten dinghies signed in to race this evening North Westerly wind Force 3-4. The Race Officer Brian Aldgate organised a six lap – port hand triangular course........more
Saturday heralded the first race in the Pursuit Series and a small turnout of eight boats took the water in beautiful sunshine with the welcome addition of two Larks sailing across from Marazion to compete........more
Thursday Series - Race 2
Due to the severe gusts of up to 30 miles an hour in a Westerly wind only six dinghies signed in to race this evening.......more
Monday Series - Race 2
Nine dinghies signed in on another gusty evening and a five lap port hand course was set by the Race Officer Terry Marks in a Northerly wind Force 4-5.......more
Cruisers - Evening Series: Race 1
An exciting start to the Evening Series was had tonight using a new format. All boats sailed the same course, with the smaller boats having a 15min earlier start.......more
Weekend Series Races 1 and 2
The sun was shining but with a Northerly wind, far stronger than was forecast, Force 5 that greeted the sailors as they arrived at the clubhouse. Race Officer Terry Marks organised a starboard hand course for the first race – but due to the wind shifts it was flipped to a port hand course for the second......more
Thursday Series - Race 1 including video footage!
It was a tricky Easterly wind Force 3-4 for the first race of the Thursday Series.
The choppy conditions due to the wind direction resulted in a few of the less experienced helms deciding to stay warm and dry in the clubhouse for the evening......more
Monday Series - Race 1
Fifteen boats signed in for the first series race on a beautiful evening with a North Westerly wind Force 2-3. It was an exciting sight as there was much rushing around on the slipway as many of the sailors were rigging their boats for the first time this season......more
Second Cruiser Lift In
Saturday 16th April saw the second lift in of the Cruisers at the Club. Many thanks to the whole team who once again enabled the complicated operation to run seamlessly.....more
Registration Evening - a thoroughly enjoyable event!
A huge thank you to all who helped make the registration evening possible, sorting out the memberships, the rota and the parking permits and of course the galley and bar staff who were kept busy throughout!....more
First Cornishman Newspaper Report of the season....the Easter Egg Race!
The 2016 sailing season is finally upon us and blue skies greeted the Penzance dinghy sailors as they arrived at the club on Monday 4th April to participate in the first race of the season. There is limited room in the pens for dinghies at present (the second lift out of the cruisers scheduled for Saturday 16th April) and therefore it was wonderful to see eleven dinghies being rigged ready to sail.....more
2016 sailing season is upon us!
The 2016 sailing season is finally upon us!
As a reminder to existing members as to why we love our club and a brief insight for potential new members as to the attraction of joining the warm and friendly sailing family atmosphere at Penzance – here is a short video highlighting our 2015 season....more
Club Registration Evening
Club Registration Evening
Members are invited to a Registration Evening Thursday 14th April 8 until 9.30pm....more
Starcross Steamer 2016
This year, five Penzance and Mounts Bay Sailing Club dinghies once again began their new sailing season by crossing the border into Devon, for the 23rd annual Exe Sails and Covers Starcross Steamer...more
Tehidy Winter Walk
Seventeen walkers and four dogs enjoyed a very blustery and muddy walk across Reskajeage Downs coastal path...more
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