Plym Yacht Club
Langs House, The Quay

Oreston,Plymouth

PL9 7NE

Club opening hours:

Tuesday,Wednesday,Friday 7.30pm-11.00pm.

Saturday 7.30-11.00pm

Sunday 12.00-4pm.

Telephone 01752 404991

E-mail: PYC@plymyachtclub.org.uk

RACING

 The Plym Yacht Club hosts several events such as the Friday  Night Series (I and II), Keith Hyde (for fully crewed yachts) and Danny Sargent (or two  handed crew Memorial Races (Long Distance Races), the Plym Yacht Club Regatta, the Plymouth Inshore Points Series and Saturday Autumn Series (specifically aimed at cruiser in NHC Divisions A, B and C.

These races generally take place in the Plymouth the Sound, utilizing various buoys as markers to race round. The racing can be challenging as the bay is somewhat sheltered, and at times there is a dying incoming sea breeze that is heading in a different direction from the upcoming evening breeze off the land. Tidal considerations also confuse the issue further. Most of the  fleet consists of Portsmouth Yardstick FastA, PYA, PYB, and PYC but there are also Divisions of other

classes if enough boats present themselves, eg. IRC, Ballad etc., in the order of six boats plus. and the p split or n varies depending on the entry, but can peak at around 17 - 20 boats in a                                                                                       

          Club  Regatta, the Plymouth Inshore Points Series and Saturday Afternoon Autumn Series (specifically aimed at cruisers in  NHC Divisions A, B and C).  ! In September afternoon aimed at cruisers that want to improve their sailing by taking part in gentle racing.  Don't worry if you've never raced before, this series is for you . A NEW class has been introduced, “THE WHITE SAIL CLASS”. This class is for the cruising fraternity to gently race without all the hassle of full blown racers. They race ONLY under main and jib/genoa and spinnakers or cruising shutes are BANNED. The handicaps will be based on the Port Handicap for their boat. If this class takes off we may expand it to cover other events in the year.

 class during  popular times ! In September afternoon races aimed at cruisers that want to improve sailing by taking part in  gentle racing. Don't worry if  you've never raced before, this series is for you. A NEW class has been introduced, “THE WHITE SAIL CLASS”. This class is for the cruising fraternity to gently race without all the hassle of full blown racers. They race ONLY under main and jib and jib/genoa and spinnakers or cruising shutes are BANNED. The  handicaps caps will be based on the Port Handicap for their boat. If this class takes off we may expand it to cover other events racing in the year.

 

Don’t forget without this crew  no GIN SERIES  or FRIDAYS SERIES AND WORST OF ALL NO RACING