Llandegfedd Sailing Club Asymmetric Open Meeting 2024

Llandegfedd Sailing Club is proud to be hosting an Open Meeting meeting on May 18th 2024. This page will be updated as information becomes available.

The cost includes the Welsh Water Reservoir permit fee for racing Visitors. 

Start times etc. are held within the Notice of Race below.

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Notice of Race

Racing will be on Saturday May 18th  at 12:30. 

Many races are planned for the day.  


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Sailing Instructions

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Costs, eligibility?

Please contact us on Contact Address @llandegfedd.org.uk to find out the barrier code so you can get on site easily.

PARKING:- The first 20 minutes is free to allow for drop-off. Thereafter the charge is £3 a day per car. Visitors by car can pay by card or cash at the visitor centre or via the machines by credit/debit card. Parking may also be booked and paid for on a mobile device using the NexusPay-GroupNexus app (downloadable via QR codes on site).


Accommodation suggestions;

Hotels and similar types of accommodation

A great option if you are not into camping is the Premier Inn Pontypool, only 10 mins from the club Premier Inn Pontypool

And nearly as near, is the Premier Inn at Cwmbran; Premier Inn Cwmbran

There are several properties on Airbnb locally too . 

And of course all of the standard booking agencies can help, Booking.com, Expedia and so on. on Accommodation ranges from the nearby Pontypool Metro Hotel to Bed and Breakfasts to the Celtic Manor - recommended by a certain Barack Obama!  


There are a number of camp-sites around - all with different attractions and advantages; 

  • First up , nearest to the club in the pretty village of Coedypaen is the site at Whitehall farm . Fabulous views but no facilities other than water, so ideally suited to self contained vans .  Whitehall Farm

The Carpenters arms  https://carpscoedypaen.com/   is only a 10 min walk for a drink or a meal.  

  • At the north end of the Reservoir is a new camp site Willow Acres Campsite 
  • In nearby Usk there is glamping at Usk Castle ; https://www.castleknights.co.uk/ 15 min drive with several places to eat including fish &chips
  • The Hop Garden is really special, slightly further afield (45mins) in the gorgeous Tintern and owned by sailing parents Ed and Tori. The Hop Garden
  • https://pontkemys.co.uk/ 18 min drive away is an award winning comprehensive campsite in quiet rural Monmouthshire. caters for all types of camping with electric hook ups.
  • Further afield, just 30 mins drive but still handy are the glamping pods, lodges and camping pitches,  https://www.cwmcarnforest.co.uk
Local Self CateringWe suggest you have a look at these two properties that are very close. You may be able to negotiate a short term part week booking, and then share with other sailors and friends. Blackthorn Lodge, Coed-y-Paen or Hawthorn Lodge, Coed-y-Paen  
Local Attractions (for non-sailing partners?) Here is a quick summary of some local attractions to while away the time when waiting for the sailing to finish. Blaenafon is a World Heritage Site because of its industrial past. Some things to do whilst your partner is sailing are in this attached document; Local Attractions
ResultsLink to Results 2024 so the results stay on from year to year under the Historic section. 
Results Class 2Link to Results 2024 once available
Photographs of the Prizewinners, or whatever(but find some of the appropriate class to put in the carousel at the top?)
Event Write up for Yachts and Yachting etc
 Link to Y & Y or why not put it on the results page?


General Club data can be found under the menu "About Us" pages. The reservoir is owned run by Welsh Water, and the club is one of many users of the Watersports Centre. At the gate near the dam wall, tell the staff that you are taking part in the sailing event and they should let you through without the need to pay any day permit fee. The Watersports Centre is the further building past the launching bay and dinghy park. Please report in to the Sailing Club team, who might be upstairs in the main meeting room. You will need to register and find what any local rules are about parking or racing. 

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