Fishguard to Glasson

We left our anchorage at Fishguard in the dark at 04:30 after a very quiet night at  and got underway with a full moon and a flat calm sea. The forecast for Cardigan Bay was the wind 3 to 4 , 5 at times so we set alternative courses for either Pwthelli or for clearing the Lllyn Peninsula. Either way it would be a head wind and we would see which would be the best […]

Milford Haven to Fishguard

Anchored near the lower harbour in Old Fishguard, we were the only craft out there apart from what looked to be one local boat on its mooring. We got to Fishguard old harbour at lunchtime after a fairly boring sail outside of Skomer and Ramsey Islands. Boring because it was too misty to see land and it was oily flat calm – there is no suiting some people! We did pick up a great lift […]

Lighthouse Repairs

From our     Forum Dear All, Message from Lancaster Port Commission (LPC). I have advised Helen that I’d put it on the club ‘grapevine’. ‘ LPC are going to be putting a Notice to Mariners out next week about the repair works, which we hope will begin next weekend. We are intending putting a temporary exclusion area between the lighthouse and the shore, over the area where the contractors will be transiting at low […]

First Cruisers Launched at Easter

A little Easter Action,    photos courtesy of John Wood                                                            

Sea Wall Damage and Repairs

It all started in early December 2013, a year ago: “As some of you will be aware, damage has occurred to the sea wall during last weeks storm and high tides. Unfortunately under the terms of our lease the wall is the clubs responsibility . Initially it was thought that a reinstating of the stones and a few patches of concrete would repair the damage, this is not the case as severe undermining of the […]

GSC Cruising Events 2015

If you try the link below, you should find the presentation that Roger gave us at the meeting on Sunday: GSC Family_Club Cruising Events 2015 ( press your f5 to start the slides, then use the spacebar to move on.)   cheers, David

Colin’s account of the ‘Round The Island Race’ May 4th 2014

Rice Pudding set off for the Isle of Mann on Friday afternoon, with skipper Norman supported by willing and enthusiastic crew, Roger and Colin. Norman’s daughter Liz would join us in Ramsey on Saturday afternoon. We arrived in Ramsey at 11pm Friday after a pleasant motor sail in company and were ensconced in the Trafalgar with John and Jack Broadhead by 11.15. Later, it was back to Rice Pudding to celebrate John’s birthday until the […]

Easter Report

A brief report on races. Friday,18th April. Millennium Bridge. Results complled by Big John. Wind 2-3 variable gusts 4 CLASS SAIL NO. HELM/ CREW LAP 1 position RS600 Jack B 2hs 5m 6th Ent Big John 2hrs 17m 1 Ent J Tyrone MHYC 2hrs 21m 2 420 D Catlow MHYC 2hrs 23m 5 Tracer J How GSC 2hrs 24m 3 Bosun Ian Atky 2hrs 33m 4 Mirror Steve Tomki rtd 7 GP Ian & Barbara […]