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Shropshire Sailing Club
Welcome
Our Annual Open Day is on Sunday 18th May 2014 from 11:00 to 16:00.  Come along and try sailing.  No need to book.  Click link above or on left for more details.

We are a friendly club that aims to accommodate the interests of individuals, families, keen racers and those who just enjoy “messing about in boats”. Whitemere provides beginners with safe sailing in attractive surroundings but the surrounding trees can give rise to fluky winds which can test the skills of the most experienced sailor. It's a delightful place to spend a sunny summer day even if you don't manage to get into a boat! New members are always welcome.

Founded in 1950, the Club has sailed at Whitemere since the first season in 1951. The mere covers 65 acres and, together with two adjacent woodlands it has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is part of the Cheshire and Shropshire Meres Ramsar Wetland. Our use of the mere is licensed from the Grosvenor Estate. The club is a company limited by guarantee and is also a registered charity.

When We Sail

Members can sail at any time providing a Safety Boat is on the water and crewed; we try to ensure we have someone on duty on the following days:

Day Time Months
Wednesday* 17:00 to 20:00 April to September
Saturday 13:00 to 17:00 April to October
Sunday Racing** 11:00 to 17:00 March to December

* Subject to availability of Safety Boat Officer - check DutyMan to see if volunteer needed.
** Members may cruise on a Sunday but are asked to keep clear of boats racing.

  

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