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Clywedog Sailing and Canoe Club is located in the Heart of the Mid Wales countryside on a lake created in 1967 by the construction of the Clywedog Dam. We are an RYA affiliated club also RYA Sailability recognised. There is a well equipped club house with all facilities and disabled access. We offer a full racing program as well as regular training tuition for all. The canoe section meets weekly and organises many away trips. The club is recognised as the best Disability Centre in Wales, we have full disabled access to the water with hoist and wheelchair accessible jetty.

Meet The Committee

We have an incredible committee, you can meet some below. Click/hover over their picture for their name and position.
Sarah Hackshall
Sarah Hackshall
Commodore
Ian Stanley (Stan)
Ian Stanley (Stan)
Rear Commodore
Tracey Pryce
Tracey Pryce
Membership Secretary
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Des Richardson
Treasurer
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Vice Commodore
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Sailing Secretary
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Hon’ Secretary

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At Clywedog we have had happy members since 1969

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  • Bank Holiday Pursuit Races

    Following last week’s successful relaunch of sailing today we held the first pursuit race of 2021. A good turnout again including a special welcome back for Mick Crehan sailing the challenger trimaran.After a still start at 10am, the Clywedog wind was back on form by the start of  race 1, first away the challenger, the 3 lasers followed by 3 fifteens . Ben Rolfe had a cracking start , no one was able to catch him, he crossed in first place, second to Keith R third to Stef F.  Andy Cook fell foul of the fickle winds but was able to demonstrate his dry capsize recovery skills.Second race after a short lunch was a slightly reduced field with some crew changes, the challenger, 2 lasers and 3 fifteens.  The laser’s held the battling fifteens off for nearly 30 mins and After the hour the fifteens were still in tight competition with Keith R and Elaine taking first, Ben and Jill Rolfe second and Stef F and Nick R third.  Great to see the fifteens with full crew on board (Spinnakers all round next time!!!) Thanks to all who turned out and look forward to seeing you on the water next week. I am away next weekend weather permitting but […]

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    Schedule for this weekend

    Slight change of plan as “Lady doris” still in repair shop. I should be up on Sat late morning to make sure all good for Sunday racing and there by 10:00ish on Sunday. If anyone wants to launch Sat I can cover safety as well as assist. Monday forecast not good so will play by […]

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  • Return to Sailing 2021

    Great News are finally able to go sailing in company again with relaxed restrictions. We are planning a launch/shakedown sail for Sunday 25th April (Weather permitting) and myself,Paul and Stef will be on hand to support those who need any assistance with rigging and launching. The following weekend is a Bank Holiday so I plan […]

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    Notice to Members for Lake Works November 2020

    The club will be carrying out major ground works over the winter, this will include the clearing of earth for improved dinghy parking, drainage to improve areas of the boat yard and a new racking system for members Canoe and Kayak storage. This work will be starting in November, therefore if you have equipment in […]

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  • Autumn Pursuit

    We could get hooked on this racing thing!!. There were 8 dinghies out for a pursuit race in the Autumn sunshine yesterday. Two 303’s, 3 x fifteens, a laser 2, buzz and supernova. The 303’s were away first and had already done a lap before the fifteens and the Buzz were away 14 mins later. […]

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