Llandudno Sailing Club is a family based dinghy sailing club with a clubhouse situated on the promenade at Llandudno, with excellent views over the whole of Llandudno Bay and for the 2015 season has access to a brand new concrete slipway directly opposite the clubhouse. Llandudno sailors never had is so good.
The club is RYA affiliated runs a full Club Racing program, predominantly mixed fleet racing as well as a Social program. We are an accredited RYA Training Center with all the guarantees of safety and quality that denotes and run courses for club juniors and adults as well school and affiliated groups such as the Deganwy Sea Cadets. The club has an excellent record of enabling complete beginners to quickly become competent Club dinghy sailors.
The Club has an enviable record of running National Championships, and usually hosts one every year during July or August with the added advantage of our own nationally rated NRO, Paul Moreton.
The Club racing programme runs between late March and early November, with racing every Sunday. During the summer months there is also racing at 19:00 on Wednesday nights, and training sessions for members wanting to learn or to improve on Saturdays. The Club has a number of boats available for training by new members.
Subscriptions vary dependant on the category of membership required, but a typical family membership would consist of a an annual fee of about £140.
The only other expenses are for personal equipment. You would need a wet suit; about £60-£90 should get you one suitable for summer sailing, a buoyancy aid, approx. £40, and wet boots for about £30.
Club training boats are also available for hire, at a nominal rate, during club racing sessions, on a first comes first served basis. . After that you will probably want to buy a suitable boat, and you should be able to find one from £300 to as high as you like, but it is unlikely that you would need to pay more than about £1000 to be competitive in Club racing.