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MSC runs first "Crewing Course" MSC runs first "Crewing Course"
Last Sunday four members completed the first "Crewing Course" designed by MSC's Race Coaches and Instructors to bridge the gap between the RYA Start Sailing - Basic Skills courses and taking part in Club races as competent crews. Click on the heading for more details.
By David Homer, Mar 17, 2015
#ThisBrumGirlCan sail #ThisBrumGirlCan sail
Over 100 potential new members took to the water with us on Sunday. Fuller report to follow!
By David Homer, Mar 09, 2015
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
Forthcoming Events
Start Racing Course - 28th & 29th March
This are a natural follow on for sailors who have completed their Level 3 Better Sailing Course and want to learn some new skills
, Midland Sailing Club
RYA Powerboat Level 1&2 - 11th & 12th April 2015
A practical introduction for MSC members to boat handling skills and background knowledge needed by the competent powerboat driver.
, 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.
RYA Safety Boat Course 9th and 10th May 2015
2 day course for MSC members on safety cover of dinghies and other craft and rescue techniques
, Midland Sailing Club
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
Basic Skills Course (Level 2) Days 4, 5 & 6
The second of three weekend courses, after which you should be able to sail without an instructor on board.
, Midland Sailing Club
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MSC Weather Station
Mar 28, 15:30
Wind:14 knots, WSW
Temperature:12 °C