Wow! A brand new boat !! As MPSC members may be aware, with thanks to the tireless work of our fund raisers, in November 2020 our club was awarded a £5,000 grant by the John Merricks Sailing Trust towards a new dinghy. Like all organizations, Covid had also hit their fundraising, but they were impressed by our application. John Merricks was a fantastic young sailor, but it was his enthusiasm
Published 19:57 on 12 Oct 2021
Manor Park Sailing Club were awarded £2,000 from the PostCode Lottery at end of June 2021for the replacement of the leaking s/h safety boat used by the Manor Park Radio Sailing Club and the Rugeley Model Boat Club. The brand new RED Whaly 310 rigid safety boat was collected and put into use in time for the August National MYA 2 day event, with 31 entries (from all over the UK) plus our own members.
Published 13:26 on 30 Sep 2021
Huge thanks to 'Transforming the Trent Valley' 'Transforming the Trent Valley' is an organisation working to restore and enhance the natural and cultural heritage of the Trent Valley, with 'Staffordshire Wildlife Trust' in the driving seat. One aim of the project is to assist with leisure activities that make use of the area and that benefit the natural environment. 'TTTV' came to see what we do and were
Published 18:33 on 20 Sep 2021
The prestigious Marblehead National Championship 2021 was hosted by Manor Park Radio Sailing Club recently and proved to be a very succesful event. Challenging for the many competitors but still a fantastic event. A huge thankyou must go to all at MPSC that helped to make this event run so well and for welcoming the competitors with warmth. Here are a few photos of the event.
Published 18:40 on 29 Aug 2021
Saturday Racing at Manor Park. Have you thought of trying racing? Racing is now scheduled for Saturday mornings. It's a good way to improve most of your sailing skills. And at Manor Park it's all very relaxed and friendly. You don't need special skills and you'll soon pick up the relevant rules. But we don't always have separate rescue cover so your sailing ability needs to reflect the weather
Published 19:53 on 17 Jul 2021
If you've ever had a thought to have a go at sailing, then Manor Park is the perfect place for you to take your first steps in this fantastic sport. From dipping your toes with an 'experience' session to taking on a full training course that will have you out sailing on your own, we can help. From 7yrs old right up to 'Older than 7yrs old' we can teach you all you
Published 15:24 on 7 Mar 2021
Whilst things have, obviously, been quiet for the club on the water during the last few months, behind the scenes there's been a lot of activity. The enforced downtime has given us a chance to undertake some much needed building repair work and refurbishment of club facilities. Biggest of these projects so far has been refurbishing the changing rooms and bringing them up to expected standards as we prepare for the 2021 season. The
Published 20:06 on 7 Feb 2021
Insurance. Ok, so we're allowed to go back on the water...but has everyone thought about insurance? Remember, ALL craft either stored at Manor Park SC and/or used on the water require insurance. When it's windy, boats fall over and very often cause damage to their neighbouring craft for example. How about damage caused
Published 20:18 on 3 Dec 2020
Renewals for 2021 are now due. Please use the guides to help you renew for 2021.
Published 14:24 on 2 Jan 2020