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 […]

Children from Belarus visit West Kirby Sailing Club

Those of us born before the mid-1980s will remember the Chernobyl disaster; a lot of us will have been shocked at the events depicted in the recent TV drama series about it. However, the consequence of it all, lives on. One area that suffered badly from the resulting nuclear fallout, and still does to this […]

Zippy’s Nationals

Since my little “accident” that I reported to you all last time, I’ve had various new and repaired parts fitted and have been out practicing on the Dee estuary with my seal friends. The date of the Nationals rapidly approached and, finally we were packed up and off. After many hours of thundering down motorways, […]

Special Event for Lasers, Solos and Fireflys 25/06/2019

Following the success of the previous event on 28/5/2019 , it is being repeated as follows:  – Start time 19.00– Lasers (all rigs) , Solos and Fireflys– Race details – 3 races back to back , each race approx 30 mins – Separate prizes to be awarded  For further information please contact Rob Graham on 07939043238 […]

Jubilee Pursuit Race – Sailing Instructions

This Saturday the Jubilee Pursuit Race takes place. The race will last 100 minutes from the first boat start. Slower boats start earlier and the faster boats must chase down the slower boats to win, the slower boats need to keep them behind. All start times are in the sailing instructions which can be found […]