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Sunday Racing, Regattas and Open Events

Racing is held most Sundays during the season between April and October.

We generally have several F18 catamarans and a few Dart 16 catamarans, but with regular appearances from Fevas, Vagos, 420s, 29ers, Mirrors, an Otter and some Toppers. All types of sailing dinghies and cats are welcome!

Our junior and youth squad sailors join us when not representing the club at national Topper and 29er events.

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Good wind for a race!

For those confident sailers without a boat, the club Dart 16s are available to borrow by members for a £10 fee (book via Facebook, paid up members only). We have also got three new RS Feva dinghies, which will also be available for hire (£10 fee – these are a junior/youth doubled handed boat with optional asymmetric spinnaker) and have increased the number of Toppers we have available (£5 fee).

Racing normally aims to start at 10 (summer) or 11am (spring/autumn) for the first race, with several held back to back depending on the wind. Aim to be on the beach for 8:30 (summer) or 9:30am (spring/autumn) to get rigged and ready, especially if you are borrowing a club boat and need help to rig.

The planned TMSC Schedule for 2019 is below. Finer details will be added in due course but this schedule holds all the main items/events and races for the club in 2019. Any changes or cancellations due to wind etc will be posted on Facebook.

Dates in red denote social or non sailing events – open to all.

Dates in green denote Saturday sailing – these are generally fun social sails where we may sail along the coast, do some swimming, find fish and chips or maybe even a beer or are a special fun race (see below). Suitable for all sailors including beginners and families. Non sailors welcome to come along on the RIBs. 

Dates in purple are major weekend events.

Blue is our standard open training for all ages and abilities.

Month Day Date Start time Event
March Saturday 30th 19:00 Launching Buffet
  Sunday 31st 11:00 Drunken Duck
April Sunday 7th 11:00 Spring Series 1
  Sunday 14th 11:00 Spring Series 2
  Sunday 21st 11:00 Spring Series 3
  Sunday 28th 11:00 Spring Series 4
May Wednesday 1th 18:00 Open Training
  Sat – Mon 4th – 6th Bala Cat Open – Away
  Wednesday 8th 18:00 Open Training
  Saturday 11th 1100 Non race fun sail
  Wednesday 15th 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 19th 10:00 Summer 1
  Wednesday 22nd 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 26th 10:00 Summer 2
June Saturday 1st 10:00 Three Ships Race *
  Wednesday 5th 18:00 Open Training
  Saturday 9th 10:00 Round the Island *
  Wednesday 12th 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 16th 10:00 Summer 3
  Wednesday 19th 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 23rd 10:00 Target Race
  Wednesday 26th 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 30th 10:00 Summer 4
July Wednesday 3rd 18:00 Open Training
  Saturday 6th 10:00 Non race fun sail
  Wednesday 10th 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 14th 10:00 Summer 5
  Sunday 21st 10:00 Spare
July Wed 24th 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 28th 10:00 Spare
  Wed 31st 18:00 Open Training
August Thursday 1st 18:00 Regatta Prep
  Sat & Sun 3rd – 4th TMSC Regatta *
  Wed 7th 18:00 Open Training
  Thursday 22nd 18:00 Nationals Prep
  Friday 23rd 18:00 Nationals Prep
  Friday 23rd F18 Race Training
  Sat – Mon 24th – 26th F18 Nationals *
September Saturday 31st 10:00 Non race fun sail
  Wednesday 4th 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 8th 11:00 Autumn 1
  Wednesday 11th 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 15th 11:00 Non race fun sail
  Wednesday 18th 18:00 Open Training
  Sunday 22nd 11:00 Autumn 2
October Saturday 5th 11:00 Non race fun sail
  Sunday 13th 11:00 Autumn 4
  Sunday 20th 11:00 Autumn 5
November Sunday 3rd 11:00 Bash & Burn
  Saturday 9th 1900 Annual Dinner & Dance
  Sunday 10th 1500 AGM

*Three Ships Race: Saturday 1st June 2019

A favourite social race! First race from Tresaith to Llangrannog (then stop off at the Ship Inn, Llangrannog), second race Llangrannog to Aberporth (then stop off at the Ship Inn, Aberporth), final race Aberporth to Tresaith (and yes you’ve guessed it, a final stop at the Ship Inn, Tresaith…)

Often the dolphins come and join us somewhere along the way.

*Round the Island Race: Long(ish) Distance Race Saturday 9th June 2019

Race from Tresaith, around Cardigan Island and back again. Which way round you go is up to you and your tactics, just try not to to park on the island!

But I saw a seal!

Refreshments available on the beach after sailing.

*Tresaith Mariners 32nd Annual Sailing Regatta: 3rd & 4th August 2019

All welcome including visiting sailors! Racing over two days plus marquee with live bands, beer, food and family fun on the beach.

Classes for cats and dinghies.

Yacht race from New Quay to Tresaith with boat taxi provided on Tresaith beach.

*F18 Nationals @ Tresaith Mariners Sailing Club: 24th – 26th August 2019 (Bank Holiday Weekend)

Tresaith Mariners are pleased to be hosting the F18 UK Nationals this year. There will be spectacular racing of these 18foot catamarans over three days plus marquee with live band Saturday night, beer, food and family fun (including sandcastle competition) on the beach.

All races can be viewed from the beach and the cliffs. See the best of the UK and Ireland battle it out to be National champions.

Beach party in the marquee FREE to all! Bar open all day till late & live band.