PFYC 60th & MIRROR DINGHY 50th 2013

Do you have a mirror dinghy why not come and celebrate both the clubs 60th anniversary and the Mirror dinghy's 50th anniversary events and get these much loved boats back on the water.

Drag it out of the garage, shed, garden or the club compound and dust it off, dry it out and get it painted ready and join in the fun. Sail it with a friend or sail it single handed if you like.

PFYC Mirror Dinghy 50th Anniversary.

Pentland Firth Yacht Club hosted a Mirror Social on the 2nd June to celibate the 50th anniversary of the Mirror Dinghy, with club members enjoying a great days sailing. With a rigging session in the morning followed by group sailing in brisk a wind everyone managed to survive the gusts.

With lunch in the clubhouse with soup provided by Christine everyone rested and chatted about the morning's sail, revived it was back out on the water and a run across the bay to Thurso Beach where everyone managed not to capsise in the surf for a beach landing, it kept everyone on there toes.

After a short break to let onlookers take photoes and sailors to catch their breath, it was launch through the surf and a long beat back to Scrabster for a hot Tea or Coffee. Everyone Enjoyed the day and shows this boat can still provide lots of fun and enjoyment. Many thanks to Guy and Janet for providing the guard boat cover, Christine For catering, and all the Sailors who turned up to make it a success, Thankyou Roy.

Scottish Mirror Championship venue 2013 - date now fixed

The Scottish Mirror Championships in 2013 will be hosted by Annandale Sailing Club during the weekend of 29th/30th June.

Mirror dinghy's 50th Birthday Party

Fancy a big party - then why not travel to the UK 50th anniversary event at Northampton Sailing Club, on 13th & 14th July 2013.

The Daily Mirror Newspaper

After 50 years the Daily Mirror newspaper is writing about the Mirror dinghy again! for those who did not manage to get a copy of the newspaper here is a link to the web page:

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/mirror-dinghy-50-years-old-1736534

 

Pentland Firth Yacht Club - Mirror Dinghy List
Description Photo Description Photo

70556

"Stroma II"
Roy Donn
Thurso
Winder Mk3 FRP

(2009)

70556 "Stroma II"

69458
"Driftwood"
Barry Scollay
Wick
Wood
(1993)




12174

"Stroma"
Thurso Sea Cadets
Thurso
Wood

(1968)

12174 "Stroma"

28834

"Puffin"

PFYC Club Boat
Thurso

Wood

(1971)

28834 "Puffin"

25597

"Spitfire"

Stephen Foster
Thurso

Wood

(1970)

25597 "Spitfire"

69308

"Kittiwake"

PFYC Club Boat
Thurso

Bell Woodworking Ferranti GRP

(1991)

69308 "Kittiwake"

(unknown)

"Merlin"

Barbara Smith
Dunnet

Wood

(unknown)

69309

"Skua"

PFYC Club Boat
Thurso

Bell Woodworking Ferranti GRP

(1991)

69309 "Skua"

39182

"Girl Power"

Jim Kelley
Thurso

Wood

(1973)

"in need of some attention"

(unknown)

Tom Peat
Halkirk

Wood

(unknown)

50th Sailing Mirror 50th Anniversary Sail, Thurso Bay on Sunday 2nd June 2013. Six boats turned out for a great days Sailing.