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Maidenhead Sailing Club offers a warm welcome to new members. Come and sail on our 51 acre lake with fine views over open countryside.  We offer sailing every week of the year with a full season of events for you to join in.  We are a family friendly club with a strong Youth and Junior section. Sail your own boat or hire one of the club's boats, we have over 24 to choose from to suit all abilities...

We are holding another Big Picnic Lunch this Saturday where we would like to invite all members and their families to the Sailing Club to join us. The Club BBQ will also be available – if you would like to have a BBQ Picnic - (Note - this will be self-service).

The Saturday Crew

TICKETS ON SALE NOW - PLEASE LET SARAH KNOW HOW MANY YOU NEED! WE'VE LIVE MUSIC TO ENJOY AND A WONDERFUL HOG ROAST!

When - Saturday 9th July 2016

Regatta Racing will start at 2pm, and will consist of 3 short handicap races. Followed by - Prize Giving for the Regatta. The bar will open from 4pm through the evening. The Pig Roast will be carved at 6.30pm followed by Live Music till 9.30pm.

Food: Pig Roast with Apple Sauce, Stuffing & Bread Roll with selection of salads followed by a selection of lovely puddings.

Ticket Prices:   Adults £12.00   Children under 12 £6.00

Tickets can be purchased from behind the bar on Thursday Night's or Sunday's and also from Sarah Mayhew when Saturday sailing is on or send an email with your requirements. 

 

Social Sailing will also be available all day as usual - from 11am until 4pm

A great day time was had by all at the Topper and Optimist Open on Saturday 25th June. Light winds greeted the sailors, that said, some excellent sailing was on display. Maidenhead's very own Thomas Knight won the Topper class in a tight battle and Paul Barnes the Optimist class.   

Check out the image gallery below. 

Photos courtesy of Stephen Day

Dear all, 

Calling all ladies who would like some encouragement, help and company with your sailing with like minded ladies. We are holding our Ladies Day on Saturday 16th July, 10.00am to 4.00pm. For those who would be first timers we hold this special day once a year encouraging any lady, 16 years and above, to come for a days sailing with expert coaching who sail with you in a 2 handers or would  follow you in single handers using motor boat. We use club boats or you could sail your own boat if you wish. The morning is set aside for coaching and after lunch we set up a simple race to put new  found skills into practice.  

So come on and sign up by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to identify you are interested, what your sailing experience is and what you would like to achieve from the day. Or let me know in person as I am usually at the sailing club on Thursday evenings. 

Kate Makinson

 

Hello all,

Welcome to summer!

MSC is busier than ever, with training, racing, and Y&J activities throughout the month. And let's not forget the Big Picnic and Bucket and Spade race...

Here are the MSC activities for June:

2:   Thursday evening racing      Y&J half-term training (plus camp)

3:   Y&J half-term training 

4:   RYA start sailing pt 1      Saturday social sailing 

5:   RYA start sailing pt 2     Sunday racing (3 x Handicap)

7:   GPC meeting

8:   Y&J 

9:   Thursday evening racing 

11:  Saturday social sailing     The BIG PICNIC      Bucket and spade race

12:  Sunday racing (Pursuit + class)

14:  SC meeting 

15:  Y&J 

16:  Thursday evening racing 

18:  RYA start sailing pt 1 + Oppi      Saturday social sailing 

19:  RYA start sailing pt 2 + Oppie    Sunday racing (Pursuit + class)

22:  Y&J 

23:  Thursday evening racing 

25:  Topper and Optimist Open

26:  Sunday racing (Pursuit + class)

29:  Y&J 

30:  Thursday evening racing 

For those members who don't compete, the bar is still open on Thursday evenings for a relaxed drink while watching the racing, or just admiring the sunset from the club verandah.

I look forward to seeing you all soon,

Jenni Heward-Craig 

Communications Officer, MSC

 

 

We would like to invite all members down to the sailing club to join us in having a mass picnic on Saturday 11TH June 2016.

We will also have Free Boat Hire on this day (available from 11am - 4pm). 

The Club BBQ will also be available – if you would like to have a BBQ Picnic.

(This will be self service)

Thanks to everyone who came down to our Open Day on the first May Bank Holiday Monday. A really super day was had by all. We are delighted so many people came to the day and that many signed up to join the club.

 

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