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Croeso - Welcome Pwllheli is the unofficial capital of The Llyn Peninsula, in Northwest Wales. Much of The Llyn Peninsula is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and Pwllheli is an ideal base to explore this area, as well as nearby Snowdonia, Anglesey and the western coast of Wales.
The Town Pwllheli is a busy market town with a weekly market on Wednesday in Y Maes. The market is one of the busiest in Britain, and you’re bound to find a good bargain! Also in the town centre you will find many shops, selling everything you need. The town is full of seaside character.
Blue Flag Beaches Pwllheli Marina is situated on the south side of the Llyn Peninsula. The Water off the Llyn, which combine moderate tidal and sea conditons with varied patterns of winds, offer spectacular scenery of the Snowdonia mountins and the rugged coastlines.
Hafan y Mor The impressive new marina is now one of the best in Wales, with 24 hour access and all the services boaters need. The marina berths over 400 boats and there is space for visitors to moor up overnight. The marina has brought many more boaters to Pwllheli and helped other aspects of tourism in the area.
The Sailing Club PSC is located in the marina Complex at Hafan Pwllheli. The Club is a modern building about 140meters from the pontoons, and has full catering facilities, changing rooms, showers, meeting and protest rooms. It is normally a short sail from the launching area to the race course. Launching will be from a wide sheltered beach. It is nominated by the RYA as a part of the National Sailing Academy Network
Facilities Marina space and moorings for the race management and safety boats Secure Parking space for 300 boats Fresh water hoses to wash boats after each race Clubhouse for shore focal point Safe beach access to launch and recover dinghy Additional covered space next to clubhouse with marquee to be used for briefings, social and general covered relaxation area Changing Rooms and hot showers Wi – Fi PA system Local Chandlery facilities
Major Championships held in Pwllheli Worlds – Cadets, Laser 2, Mirror, Splash Nationals – Cadets, Optimist(457boats), Topper, Contenders,RS Classes, Merlin Rockets, GP14, Formula 18, 420, Kestrels, Laser, Firefly, Hornet, Scorpion, Ospray, Flying 15 One Ton Cup / IC45 1720 Europeans, Laser SB3 BT Match Racing
Wind South westerly winds prevail throughht most of the year, including the summer months. Long periods of settled weather can occur in August, bringing dry sunny conditions and light sea breeze. The sailing waters are open to the prevailling winds from the SW, creating unbiased race areas. Large waves or swell are rare in August, small chop or waves will form in onshore winds from SW to S
Tides Tide is very weak with a peak tide of 0.3kn and an average of about 0.1kn Direction shown are approximate only. The Flood tide running East for the first half and North East for the second half. Edd tide runs South West for the whole period.
Travel Pwllheli is located on the Llyn peninsula in north-west Wales. It is connected by A class roads to the north and east. It is 48 km from the A55 (Euroroute 22). The nearest international airports are at Manchester (189 km) and Liverpool (176 km) Pwllheli is situated on the Cambrian Coast railway with its western terminus 1 km from the facility. The North Coast mainline is accessed at Bangor 48 km away. The nearest port is Holyhead (78 km). By prior arrangement it will be possible to arrange transfers to Pwllheli.