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Sail in the City - Midland SC features in the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show Guide
You can download the Show Guide which features one of our newer keen members. See pages 9 and 10! click on the title above for the link.
By David Homer, Feb 22, 2015
Let's have your comments on the draft Club Development Plan
Members now have the opportunity to read and comment on the draft of the Club's Development Plan. Deadline for comments on this draft is 16th February 2015.
By David Homer, Jan 22, 2015
Are you a rudder-steerer, or boat trimmer? Are you a rudder-steerer, or boat trimmer?
Thank you to everyone who supported the Boat Whisperer Talk. Over 50 people attended, including members of three other Clubs. Steve left us with a lot to think about. If only we can remember a bit of it, we'll be winning! Particular thanks to those who helped in the galley, the bar, setting up the room and welcoming people. A good team Midland effort again!
By David Homer, Jan 15, 2015
Membership survey launched to steer Club to success Membership survey launched to steer Club to success
Following the really positive suggestions made by members able to attend the recent Members' Forum, Midland Sailing Club is conducting a series of short surveys of the membership to find out what they think about different aspects of the Club's facilities and activities, and their priorities for change and improvements. Click on the title above for more information and to complete the surveys.
By David Homer, Jan 07, 2015
Dickie and Matt win Boxing Day Race for Smeaton's Tower Trophy Dickie and Matt win Boxing Day Race for Smeaton's Tower Trophy
Richard Dee and Matt Smith (Merlin) became the first winners of the Smeaton's Tower Trophy today. They beat 19 other boats in the mass start, average lap time, handicap Boxing Day Race at Midland Sailing Club. Sue Hannaford presented the Trophy in memory of her late husband, the much loved and much missed Dick Hannaford. Normal Saturday sailing will take place on 27th December - warning signal at 1300hrs.
By David Homer, Dec 26, 2014
Forthcoming Events
This Girl Can.....Sail!
On International Women’s Day, Sunday 8th March 2015 Birmingham Rowing Club, Midland Sailing Club and Edgbaston Watersports will be running free taster sessions for girls and women in four activities.
, Edgbaston Reservoir - entrance on Iknield Port Road
First Junior Club Race
This race is to include the juniors in Saturday afternoon club racing. The format is for the juniors to start on the last start gun & race one lap of the normal course
Crewing Course - Sunday 15th March
A one day course for members, devised by our own instructors, to help beginners to pick up dinghy crewing tips
, Midland Sailing Club
Better Sailing (Level 3) Sat 21st & Sun 22nd March
For those who have already done Levels 1 & 2, Level 3 completes the series of learning to sail courses
, Midland Sailing Club
Birmingham Rowing Club Regatta - Sat 25th April
Exclusive use by BRC - no sailing
, Edgbaston Resrvoir
Merlin/Rocket Open Meeting - Sun 26th April
Exclusive use for Merlin/Rockets. (Merlin/Rocket Silver Tiller Event)
, Midland Sailing Club
Model yachts racing alongside the normal pursuit racing.
Junior Race Day
This is the first of two race days comprising of 6 short 20 minute races, leading to the Junior Championships for the Gooden Trophy
Push the Boat Out at Midland Sailing Club
RYA Push the Boat Out is back for 2015! .
, Midland sailing club
Start Sailing Course (Level 1) Starts 29th May
The first of two weekend courses (Levels 1 & 2). This is an introduction to sailing for beginners. Level 3 "Better Sailing" follows this.
, Midland Sailing Club
Birmingham Weather
MSC Weather Station
Mar 05, 22:00
Wind:5 knots, WSW
Temperature:7 °C