WKSC Solo Open 2019

NOTICE OF RACESOLO CLASS OPEN MEETING WEST KIRBY SAILING CLUB Saturday 14th September 2019 High tide 12.05hrs 8.61m Warning signal first race 10.30 Hrs Three races back to back on the Dee estuary. Organising Authority. The organising authority is West Kirby Sailing Club Rules. The event will be run under the Racing Rules of Sailing […]

Calling all Paddlers – Dragon Boat Race 2019

We are hosting the Wirral Dragon boat festival this coming Saturday the 7th September 10am-2.00pm, in aid of Headway Wirral . We need to put together a WKSC team.  Last year the WKSC team won the event.  It is your chance to paddle against the police and many more teams. You must be over 11 […]

The Adventures of Zippy Zero

Zippy’s zephyring in Zscortland. Greetings from Zippy Zero, traveller and adventurer. I’ve just got back from a long weekend in Largs, Scotland. It was their Regatta Festival and 95 boats entered the event! We travelled North from West Kirby on Friday morning and I was launched by late afternoon for a perfect breezy practice before […]

Bojangles looks for logic at the Menai Strait Regattas

Hello all from Bojangles, the International Contender 2523, reporting on the past fortnight’s adventures at the Menai Strait Regattas. The first two days of racing were so windy that the racing was cancelled for the Fast Handicap fleet. Instead, my Owner managed to find a crewing job on a Limbo for the first race and […]

Bojangles goes to the International Contender World Championships in France.

It’s time for some more Dangles from “Bojangles.” Contender 2523 I have just returned from a truly wonderful week having epic adventures with my Owner and friends. What started as a seed of an idea last Christmas, turned into a collaborative expedition involving the Three Musketeers; Tony Brooks, Carl Tagoe and my Owner, Liz Potter. […]

Mostyn Race 2019 – Sailing Instructions

This Saturday we are hosting our annual race to Mostyn and back. It’s a simple race straight across the Dee Estuary – always a welcome change from the normal sailing courses!

Regatta Report 2019

The weather gods were smiling kindly on Costa del Kirby this weekend! The 4th-7th July saw the annual West Kirby SC and Dee SC open regatta take place on both the Dee estuary and West Kirby marine lake. The extended weekend kicked off with the Illusion regatta on Thursday morning. The unique one design class […]

Commodore’s Cruise Cancelled – NOW A FILM NIGHT

In place of the Commodore’s Cruise we are running a film night featuring Fisherman’s Friendb Food from 18:30 Film start 19:00 The film we intend to show is “Fisherman’s Friend” A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he s pranked by his boss […]

Family Fiesta – 20th July 2019

Open to everyone, friends and family alike. There will be Streetfood, sangria & margaritas, facepainting, pinatas, yard games, an ice cream tent and a ‘Marine CSI Challenge’ kindly loaned to us by The Green Blue, a joint environment programme created by the RYA and British Marine. There will also be supervised badminton and table tennis […]

Round the Island Race 2019

Five members from WKSC ventured south last weekend to battle the weather (or lack of it) to compete in the 79th anniversary Round the Island Race, Cowes IOW. John Greenwood and Simon Hall were crewing in a local J70, Endeavour. Robert Giardelli & Hebe Hemming formed part of a team of nine onboard the Iceni 39 […]