Wigan Sailing Club

The Friendly Sailing Club In The Heart Of Wigan


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sign up for your duty

Posted by Joe on December 20, 2014 at 5:55 PM
Please fill in the form at the following address to take our duty survey. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lmM7h3eO_jknITsMOYGKHcx7aVww-4bjPrRsuFRSLPs/viewform

Upcoming Social and Sailing events

Posted by Joe on October 30, 2014 at 5:40 AM

Wednesday Evening Talk

Wednesday 19th November - Mark Champion - History of the British Landscape. £3 per person will include pie and peas supper.


Christmas Party

This year's Christmas do will take place on Friday 19th December at St Jude's Club on Poolstock Lane. There will be a live disco, DJ, Connor's bingo and a buffet. Bar facilities will be available too!

Price of tickets are £13 per Adult £8 per under 16 year olds.


Christmas Cracker & Bowling

Sunday 21st December, A morning of short races followed by Family 10 pin bowling in Wigan. Prices will be available closer to the time.


Wednesday Evening Talk

Wednesday 21st January "The last lighthouse keeper" will be visiting the club.

Usually £3 per person will include pie and peas supper. Please note that "the last lighthouse keeper" may be more to provide a donation to charity on his behalf.


Quiz Night

Wednesday 18th February Quiz night by Dave and Diane Lewis


Wednesday Evening Talk

Wednesday 18th March Steve Glover (No title yet)

£3 per person will include pie and peas supper.


Working Parties

Over the winter months there will be regular working parties on the 1st Saturday of each month from 10am. These working parties will be focusing on maintenance and improvements to the sailing club buildings and site.

1st November, 6th December, 3rd January, 7th February, 7th March


Charity Social

Mike Harrington's Band will be Playing at St Jude's on the 5th December. Entry £5 to Cancer Care Charity.


Endurance Trophy

Posted by Joe on October 30, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Great day sailing the Endurance Trophy on 26th October. Gusty conditions to start and then more settled but still nice sailing. Result for first five:

1. Mark Hardy

2. Alan Hayton

3. Bernie and Charlie Hitchen

4. Ken Bright

5. Bill Glover and Liz Kay

Special thanks to Liam Bland, Luke Bland and Jack Bowman the OD and Patrol teams (and there was a bit of patrolling to do!) and Dave Marsh for Cottage Pie and Apple Pie!

Jetty Update

Posted by Joe on October 30, 2014 at 5:30 AM


For those of you who have been to the club recently you will have seen that the club is currently carrying out work to improve the jetty. For more details check out the pictures on the club's Facebook page.


Bonfire Night

Posted by Joe on October 30, 2014 at 5:30 AM

Bart's Bash

Posted by Joe on October 30, 2014 at 5:25 AM

The club took part in the inaugural Bart’s Bash on Sunday 21 September sailing against other sailors at clubs around the world in memory of Andrew Simpson. The 26 boats on the water enabled us to qualify for the world record attempt. There were over 30,717 sailors who sailed over 87,079,202 meters. If you took part or want more info check out the Bart's bash website : http://www.bartsbash.co.uk/results. Date for your diary - 20th September 2015 - Bart's Bash 2!!


Barts bash

Posted by connor philbin on August 17, 2014 at 1:40 PM

Hi all!

The club has been entered in partaking in Barts bash.

This is a word record attempt for the largest race in history.

We need as many participants as possible so we welcome everyone of all age, ability and level of experience.

So on Sunday 21st September 2014 be at

Wigan Sailing Club