In the late 1960’s and early 70’s Spencer Field, an ex President of the Sailing club, took some unique cine film footage of the club and its sailing activities. These films lay in a box in his son’s garage for some 30 years. They were finally re discovered and professionally put onto DVD by the John Adam’s renowned Penzance based SSS films company. Read more
Find out how you are doing by checking out the racing results which we update throughout the year.
We aim to run a series of competitive racings throughout the day on the spectacular waters of Mounts Bay.
Our Frostbite Series is an extension beyond the main dinghy sailing season with racing every Sunday from October to Christmas.
The combined sailing instructions for both dinghy and cruiser competitors have been updated for 2017.
The Portsmouth Yardstick (PY) is applied to the time taken to sail any course, and the handicaps can be used with widely differing types sailboats. Portsmouth Numbers are updated with data from race results, normally annually.
Don’t know how to sail?
If you like the idea of sailing, but don’t know where to start, don’t worry. Our Training Group teaches many new members to sail each year.
Want to know more about dinghy sailing?
Boats we sail
The Mirror is a small two-person sailing dinghy, ideal for pleasure sailing, racing and teaching. It is a gunter rigged dinghy with a symmetric spinnaker; its distinctive bright red sails can often be seen in the bay. It is suitable
The Laser is a single-handed una rigged dinghy. It is a strict one-design class meaning that is is controlled by tight rules on the boat. Each one is therefore virtually identical. It is an Olympic class and racing is very
The Enterprise is a 4 metre long sailing dinghy for two people with distinctive, and easily recognisable, light blue sails. It is one of the largest classes in the world, and the popularity of this Jack Holt design is due
The handicap fleet allows dinghies that don’t have a fleet at Penzance to race competitively against each other. Over time the make up of the handicap fleet has changed but generally contains: Larks Fireballs Topaz RS 200 and many others….
Huge thanks to Brian for organising the Pool and Darts Tournament last evening
The clubhouse was packed with all ages and….ummm…abilities! The friendly, jovial and yet competitive atmosphere highlighted what a fabulous club we have – with even more fabulous members! Read more
Another memorable evening at the PzSC & MBSC Dinner Dance 2017! Thanks to Joy Cole for all her hard work organising such an enjoyable event. Read more