Welcome to Llandegfedd Sailing Club

Whatever standard of sailor you are, Novice, Junior, Intermediate or National Champion, why not come and visit us? We have been told that we are..."...one of the best kept secrets in Wales!"

location map, click for detailLlandegfedd Reservoir is conveniently located between Usk and Pontypool and is around 8 miles north of Newport. It has deep fresh water. It is less than half an hour's drive from Cardiff or the Severn Bridge, yet it is in an idyllic country setting which makes it one of the most beautiful inland sailing locations in the UK.

For those who don't own their own boat, but can sail, there is a fleet of adult and junior club boats available for use when they are not required for coaching and training. We have Laser 2000s, Lasers with a choice of rigs, Fevas and a dozen Toppers

Please use the buttons above to find where we are, what we do and come and join us.





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The racing season is well under way. The Wednesday series has also started, but we did not sail the first race as the weather was horrid. The full programme is linked below.

Open Meetings

RS 100 and RS 200 Open Meeting

The West Country Boat Repairs SW Ugly Tour RS 200 Open Meeting, and RS100 meeting will take place on 1 June 2019. All details can be found on one convenient page HERE

Have a look at the photographs that Rachel Hubbard took in 2018, lots of close ups from the Top Gun event on 30 September last year. Top Gun Races pictures

Club Meetings

The 2019 Racing Programme is published and available for everyone to see. Click HERE

The 2019 local Handicaps and Pursuit race offsets are published and available for everyone to see. Click HERE

Results from 2019 Winter Sailing are on line from HERE. The Spring Series will also appear here as we progress through the season.



Next Racing


Sunday
21st April, first race 12:00, 1 Pursuit, 2 Handicaps

Wednesday
24th April, first race 18:45, 1 Handicap

Special
27th May, first race 12:00, 5 Handicaps


Sunday OD Duties

DateODOD AssistantRescueRescue Assistant
21st AprilDavid GreenSarah GreenJohn CadmanSteven Morgan

Wednesday OD Duties
DateODOD AssistantRescueRescue Assistant
24th AprilPete VincentTom WattsPeter Cruickshank

Special OD Duties
DateODOD AssistantRescue Boat 1Rescue Boat 2
27th MayAndy HowardAlison KeyTom Key / Matthew TilkeA N Other / A N Other
1st JuneSteven ClarkePeter CruickshankNeil Sharratt / Shaun JonesMatthew Cooper / Dylan Fletcher

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Club Results

Sunday results up to the 14th April 2019 and Wednesday results up to the 10th April 2019 can be found here.


Llandegfedd Weather Click Here


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Latest News

See the bottom left of this page for a window on our facebook page. You can follow us facebook at "LlandegfeddSailingClub" -
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LLSC Crewfinder

Robert Cone has started a new LLSC Crewfinder service. There is now a WhatsApp group where helms wanting a crew, or crews wanting a boat/helm can contact each other. You need to send your mobile phone number in to Robert, Click here to join LLSC Crewfinder. Its success will obviously be linked to supply and demand on both sides.


Training News

We have a Schedule and details of the 2019 Training programme. We will start in April. The Juniors start on Thursday the 25th, and Adults will start on Saturday 4th May. For 2019, all the very beginner training is being provided by Llandegfedd Watersports. (see Link below) They provide courses throughout the year for Adults, and mostly in school holidays for Juniors and Youths. This provides the benefit of flexibility and fast learning the initial stages. The Sailing CLub will then provide intermediate and advanced tuition, including Racing, Sailing with Spinnakers. Click on the Training button in the circles above to find out more. Please contact Sarah at training@llandegfedd.org.uk

Llandegfedd Water Sports

The web site of Llandegfedd.co.uk outlines the offerings of Llandegfedd Watersport's training and leisure offerings, as well as new walks around the reservoir. Look under Watersports....Sailing Llandegfedd Watersports web pages are here

There are some training Photos Here

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How to Join the Llandegfedd Yahoo Group

Sailing Club members are encouraged to join the emailing group [llandegfeddsailingclub] supported by Yahoo! This is a restricted group that enables all to mail each other, and to receive updates on activities, results, and training opportunities. To join, click and email the following address (no content needed) and follow Yahoo!s instructions. You will need to set up a username and password. The Webmaster will need to approve your request. Our Facebook closed group will take over from this email-based system in due course.
llandegfeddsailingclub-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
Also see the facebook links elsewhere on this page.