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.


Enterprise, Laser and Mirror Open Meeting Sunday, 15 May 2016
Visit our Open Meeting page for more details of our Mirror, Enterprise and Laser Open Meeting. We aim to run a series of competitive racings throughout the day on the spectacular waters of Mounts Bay.

2016 Sailing Programme
The 2016 sailing programme is now online, take a look and start putting dates in your diary.

Club News

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

Inaugural joint Dinner Dance - a resounding success!
The inclement weather did nothing to dampen the spirits of the Penzance and Mounts Bay Sailing Clubs first joint Dinner and Dance on Saturday 23rd January � held at the Queens Hotel.

For the full report and over 70 photos from the night see our news blog.

Penzance harbour; past, present and future � a talk by Terry Marks
Last evening the Clubhouse was again �packed to the rafters� to hear a talk given by Terry Marks. The title of the talk was �Penzance harbour; past, present and future�...more

Christmas at Penzance Sailing Club
Come and see the fun we had at Christmas with this great selection of photos...more 

Club celebrates the highlights of 2015 sailing season at the Annual Prize Giving Ceremony
The clubhouse filled well before the scheduled 8pm start and the evening began with the Commodore's Welcome and the traditional photograph slideshow containing the highlights of the 2015 sailing season...more

More News
For more news go to our news blog.



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