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Fish night this Friday

After having removed enough accumulated varnish, grime, and beer stain to sink a whole Shrimper fleet, applying the new oiled finish, and with new chairs and table cloths to complete the look (though Smudge is mostly the same), the newly floored clubhouse will be open for business this Friday evening, fish suppers as usual. Come...

March 6, 2018March 6, 2018by
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Padstow Harbour Commissioners

For those of you locals who don’t already know, the elections for this year’s intake of Padstow Harbour Commissioners will take place THIS SATURDAY 10th MARCH at the ROCK INSTITUTE between 0900 at 1200. Voting is open to all who are on the Electoral Role for St Minver Lowlands and Highlands.. One of the candidates from...

March 5, 2018March 5, 2018by
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Frostbite 17/18 latest

With the incoming weather ensuring the Frostbite series lives up to its name, here are the latest results:

February 25, 2018February 25, 2018by
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Clubhouse temporary closure notice

The Sailing Club will be CLOSED from Monday 26th February for the week to enable floor works to be carried out. This will include closure on Friday night 2nd March (Fish night) and Sunday 4th March (Roast Carvery lunch) We will be closed to all of our regular groups that week, such as Bridge, Quay...

February 18, 2018February 18, 2018by
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Bangers and mash – and a Polar Bash – caption competition update

It may not be too late to book places at this prestigious occasion. Call Richard at the club 01208 862709 to check for availability.. If you are still feeling competitive, the photo below is the subject of a caption competition. Entries to hongensec@rswsc.co.uk . whose decision will be final. First prize – immortality immorality suggestions so far:...

February 18, 2018March 13, 2018by
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Membership Handbook 2018

Our latest membership handbook has arrived and is waiting for you to collect from the Club office, or from behind the bar.  If you can’t wait or cannot collect easily, send a C5 stamped (second class small letter) addressed envelope and one will wing its way to you before you can say “looks like a...

February 15, 2018February 15, 2018by
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New Honours Boards

Visitors to the Club cannot have failed to notice that the Honours boards around the club walls are rapidly reaching saturation point. Helping to extend their existence before we start adding names to the ceiling, Peter Thomas of Cornish Crabbers has very generously had prepared and donated three new boards to go above the bar.These...

January 28, 2018January 28, 2018by
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Jane Austen and sailing

As well as being a renowned novelist, not many people know of Jane Austen’s interest in dinghy sailing. Sense and Sensibility was originally based on a group of Shrimper sailors, an early draft of Persuasion shared the antics of dinghy racers at protest meetings, while a pre-print edition of Pride and Prejudice investigated the cultural...

January 28, 2018January 28, 2018by
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RSWSC New Year’s Day Brunch feeds over 100

Correction, New Year doziness said this was for CRUK which it wasn’t. Apologies. New Year’s Day also featured: The Brunchettes                            and                      The Engine Room

January 3, 2018January 3, 2018by
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CRUK Brunch feeds 100+

New Year’s Day featured                  the CRUK Brunchettes                           and                      the Engine Room

January 3, 2018January 3, 2018by
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Happy New Year…

…and fair winds in 2018. Also please note that: The New Years Day Brunch times have been changed. It will now start from 1100 hrs ending at 1400 hrs.

December 31, 2017December 31, 2017by
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Volunteer needed to sign in regular guest

Does anyone know this person? Apparently he was here at this time last year, and is due at the Club tonight during the Christmas Eve carols between 1830 and 2000 hours.

December 24, 2017December 24, 2017by