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HELFORD RIVER SAILING CLUB

Founded in 1948 and located on the south bank of the Helford River in some of the best sailing waters in England with shore facilities and pontoons.

Extensive clubhouse, with social calendar throughout the year.

Bar and restaurant for members and all visiting yachts.

Adult sailing on Tuesday evenings.

Yacht racing on Wednesday evenings.

Dinghy racing on Thursday evenings and Sundays.

Junior sailing on Friday evenings.

New members are always welcome. Please visit our membership page. Holiday Membership forms are available from the bar and office.

The Club always extends a special welcome to families and children. We have a strong junior sailing side and one of the founding objectives of the Club was “to encourage generally messing about in boats in a seamanlike manner” With this in mind, we ask parents to be aware of the inherent dangers of being near water, cliffs and a busy car park. What may be obvious to an adult could present an immediate danger to a child. We ask parents to be responsible for their children, to take warning signs seriously and ensure that lifejackets are worn as appropriate. That said, the river gives us all, both young and old, a tremendous playground right on our doorstep. . . . Enjoy it to the full.


Opening Hours

Bar

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday Evenings 1800 to 2300
Sunday 1200 to 1800

Restaurant

As advertised for special events.


POP-UP CHEF VIX NANCE AT HRSC

Vix Nance who has just completed an extremely successful season at “The Mussel Shoal” in Porthleven will be joining us for seven weeks from February 2nd serving Sunday Roasts and her own delicious tasty food for social events.

She will be bringing her own ingredients for each session so it would be really helpful if you could book in advance so she has an idea of numbers. For this to be success we need your support!


Curry & Film Night

Wednesday 29th January @ 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Bar open 6-11pm.

Food will be available from 6pm.

Spaces are filling fast so to avoid disappointment please email moc.liamgnull@csrevirdrofleh to book your table.

Everyone Welcome.

Menu

At 8pm we will be screening the Documentary “Maiden”: the story of the 1st all female crew in the Whitbread Round The World Race.

Play Maiden Trailer  

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Friday 31st January @ 7:30pm

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Helford River Sailing Club will be held at the Clubhouse at 19.30 hrs on Friday 31st January 2020.

The following positions will be vacant;

  • Vice Commodore
  • Rear Commodore Amenities
  • Captain Amenities
  • Captain Dingies
  • Captain Water Activities

POP-UP CHEF VIX NANCE AT HRSC

Sunday 2nd February - Sunday 22nd March

Vix Nance who has just completed an extremely successful season at “The Mussel Shoal” in Porthleven will be joining us for seven weeks from February 2nd serving Sunday Roasts and her own delicious tasty food for social events.

She will be bringing her own ingredients for each session so it would be really helpful if you could book in advance so she has an idea of numbers. For this to be success we need your support!


Sunday Lunch

Sunday 2nd February

Come and join us for our first Sunday lunch with Vix Nance 

Lunch will be served from 12-4pm

To book a table please email moc.liamgnull@csrevirdrofleh Monday to Friday

For bookings on the weekend please call 01326 231460


AROUND THE WORLD IN A NICHOLSON 32

Saturday 22nd February

Setting out from Portland Harbour, UK, in August 2016, two young lads sailed their 32ft yacht over 30,000 miles around the world. Travelling via the Panama canal and Suez canal, they arrived back in Portland in August 2019.

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Dinner and Dance 2020

Saturday 29th February

Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth

Live Music from The Soundcasters

Tickets are now available at £40 each. 

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FALMOUTH CLASSICS

Friday 12th June - Sunday 14th June

Contact Keith Tullett: moc.liamgnull@ttellutajk

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Hythe Sailing Club to Plymouth

Monday 6th July - Friday 10th July

HSC/SWSA Mayflower 400th Multi-Club Race/Rally to Plymouth

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Penzance around Scilly and Back

Friday 24th July - Monday 27th July

Penzance Sailing Club
ku.gro.cszpnull@sresiurc

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PILATES

Wednesdays at 11.45am

Run weekly by Clare Girling 07815 897260

Suitable for all abilities


BRIDGE

Wednesdays at 4pm

Hosted by John Moody

Beginners and intermediates welcome

Please email John if you will be attending: moc.tenretnitbnull@ydoom.nhoj


Junior Sailing 2020

Hi All. I hope you’re all well and haven’t been washed away with all the rain we’ve had this winter! On the plus side it will be summer soon and we’ll be back to sailing, therefore please find attached the application form for Junior Sailing 2020!

Junior Sailing Application 2020

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TRY DINGHY RACING AT HRSC

ANGIE WATSON – VICE COMMODORE

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JUNIOR SAILING 2019

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Juno COGS 2019

2019 was our 4th season racing Juno in the Cornwall Offshore Group Series.

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SAILING REPORT

As is usual at this time of year the river gets to look a completely different place, where in the summer there is hardly a mooring not used, to now its just a few of the working fishing boats on their moorings. The summer has been favourable to sailing this year with few if any cancellations in any races, there were a few yacht races when we did wonder if we would ever get back to the mooring, thank goodness for the engine, and full credit to those who always sail to their moorings.

Dinghy racing has been well attended on most outings with two very good regattas run by Captain Dinghies and his team; the training taking place over the last few weeks of the season has been a great success thanks to Keith Wilkin and Linda, some rising stars in laser racing are benefiting gaining confidence and skills.

My own last sail of the season was a leisurely cruise up to Gull Rock and back with Andrew on Morgawr in mid October, a stunning day with a good steady WNW wind.

The junior sailing finished at the end of the summer holidays and was well attended, thanks must go to our great team of qualified instructors who turn up each week and give their time to teach the next generation of HRSC sailors.

I look forward to seeing many of you in the club at our events throughout the winter months.

CHRIS HOSKEN – REAR COMMODORE SAILING


Winter Newsletter 2019

COMMODORE’S REPORT

What a fantastic season we have had at the sailing club, I would like to thank all the staff, committee members and people behind the scenes for all their hard work and commitment.

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