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By: Ian Sturland | April 27, 2018

News Release    25 April 018 



An 18-year-old Kings Bromley sailor insists “I wouldn’t be the person I am without sailing” as a month of free RYA Push The Boat Out ‘try sailing’ events launches across South Staffordshire next week.


Having been bitten by the bug on a school taster session at Cannock Chase, Josie Crane hasn’t looked back after going along to Manor Park Sailing Club’s free open day seven years ago. Last year Josie spent three months in Connecticut as ‘Head of Sailing’ at Camp America and is currently studying for a BEng (Hons) in Yacht and Powercraft Design at Southampton Solent University, the only female on her course. &...

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By: Ian Sturland | March 05, 2018

Only a handful of people replied to my email about sailing this year. Even allowing for expected low responses, I think an attempt to lay on organised racing with a pre-booked duty team from 7th April will fail.

I propose therefore that we will offer ‘social’ sailing on Saturday mornings from 10 am starting 7th April (earlier if the weather improves). Several members have suggested this with an opportunity to learn from and perhaps sail with some of our more experienced members. Meeting with the juniors during their training on Saturday mornings might be good for us too. Hopefully this will be such a success that we would soon work out how to restart racing.

Perhaps around Wednesday of each week we could use Facebook to indicate who is l...

Category: Sailing 

Tags: Racing 

By: Ian Sturland | January 02, 2018

Black magic edition Laser 1 in good overall condition. Great starter boat for the class.
Raced regularly up until recently
Comes with :
Full XD package
Carbon tiller
New MSB sail 2015 ( has had professional repair to pocket ) still crisp and kept rolled.
New Mast top section
New bailer.
Lazy bones spar supports.
Cover replaced 2015
Comes with galvanised tubular trolley ( No road base )
Mast step holds water and there is no inspection hatch on the deck.

Contact Tom Sturland on 07969988961 or email

£895.00 or vno

Category: FOR SALE 

Tags: LaserBlackMagic 

By: Ian Sturland | November 13, 2017

This is a test post on the new MPSC website .. Please ignore

Category: Test 


By: Ian Sturland | October 25, 2017

Don't forget about the Halloween fireworks & bonfire this coming Saturday. Bring your carved pumpkins, wear your best fancy dress and prepare yourself for our beautiful fireworks display over clubhouse lake courtesy of Spooky Captain Ed and his merry crew of ghostly cabin boys! Food and drink will be available to purchase from the galley throughout the evening so come on down for a fun evening with all of your friends at MPSC this coming Saturday..... Just turn up on the night and pay at the gate: £7 Adults £4 Children ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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