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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 | 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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By: Ian Sturland | October 03, 2017

From Saturday October 7th the race start time will be changing. October Racing is on Saturday MORNINGS 10.30 for the start hooter. We’ve brought the start gun time forward to 10.30am, so you’ll need to leave the beach by 10. And, if like me it takes you 30 minutes to get ready, you’ll need to be at the Club by 9.30. So it will be just like junior sailing was during the summer. We’ll see how it goes but the aim is to get everyone back to the Club House by 1.00 so that the afternoon is available for a sociable lunch, chat, bimbling - or to take the wife shopping (whoops – sexist!), or maybe a snooze.  All this is for October 7th, 14th and 28th. (Not sure of October 21st because of the GP14 Open.) If you haven’t got a boat of you...

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By: Ian Sturland | October 01, 2017

If anyone is in the market for a very nice Wanderer, Mel has a lovely one for sale.

(Hartley) Wanderer 1609 (Wanderer info. Click here)

September 2009

 £4,900 ONO (sensible)

Very Good condition

Reservoir sailed only

Genoa Furler . 

Slab reefing 

Symmetric Spinnaker 

Centre Main 

Buoyant Head Patch 

Easy Furl.

GRP aft storage locker 

Aft Rear Seats 

Over boom Cover PVC 

Rapide Combi Trailer 


Location:  Little Haywood, Stafford, ST180NN

Mel Newman: 07813978549

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By: Ian Sturland | September 27, 2017

I'm sure there was some sunshine? There was wasn't there? Well, its been a heck of a season so far huh? Junior sail goes from strength to strength, our new 'Women on the Water' (W.O.W) receiving national interest via 'Yachts and yachting' and various RYA press reports, Adult and improver training seeing plenty of keen sailors out on the water, racing numbers picking up and seeing a lot of fun being had by all taking part, loads of new members joining us through the year and loads of new/novice sailors stepping into their own very first boats during the last few months....and who can forget the amazing job Paul and Jo did on renovating their Laser2 - from buried in the bushes for the last few years to being out on the water looking like a n...

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