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Conwy River Festival 2019

Conwy River Festival News Entry is Now Open! You can now sign up for the 2019 Conwy River Festival online by clicking here.  The racing is £25 per boat.The LA-LA ... read more

Conwy River Festival NewsEntry is Now Open! You can now sign up for the 2019 Conwy River Festival online by clicking here.  The racing is £25 per boat.The LA-LA Rally is £25 per boat.If you sign up for both events, it's just £40. However, as ... read more

Marina Open Day

Join us on Saturday 15th June between 10am - 4pm for our open day in association with Walker Boat Sales Having recently opened for business at Deganwy Marina, Walker Boat Sales is your one stop shop for chandlery and boat sales in North Wales. Remember, as a berth holder at ... read more

Conway Yacht Club Prize Giving 2019

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CODBLOG27 : Work Starts on Kandahar

Hopefully, we learnt a little with Gwalch and this will make the progress on Kandahar easier. The only work that was done while we were up at Alun Simpsons was the removal of the paint from the topsides, the little that was left after exposure to the elements in Beaumaris for 25 or so years! In its ... read more

CODBLOG26: Setting Up The Next Phase

In August last year we had reached a crucial stage. We had completed Gwalch in time for the CYC Regatta but we had to vacate the premises that we were using as a result of the passing away of Alun Simpson. Fortunately, as a result of an appeal to Club members we had two generous responses, one from ... read more

CODBLOG25: Floating At Last

We didn't want a big crowd for the first launch for Gwalch. There was too much to go wrong. The brass band and champagne would have to wait until we were sure the thing floated! Although a mooring in the river had been arranged (gratis, thanks kindly to our new Harbour Master, Matthew Forbes) we ... read more

CODBLOG24: Fitting Out

It would have been nice to refit Gwalch with all new fittings. Our budget, however, doesn't run to new Harken blocks etc. so we are largely making do with what we've got. Keith and I did a fair bit of scouting around the other boats in the fleet to try to ensure we fitted the bits in the right ... read more

CODBLOG23: The Paintjob

We had many discussions, mostly around the bar, about the final colour of the hull. Dark colours are not so good with sunlight (if we ever get any) and we wanted to be different from the many white-hulled COD's. Reds and blues are also well represented so we opted for Cream from the International ... read more

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