News & views

Update Regarding COVID-19

[updated 20/07/2021] Following the developments in Government advice about COVID-19, we are updating members on the response of the club. The Committee of Management’s focus…

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New Safety Boat Launches at Midland SC

The new safety boat has arrived and was launched last Wednesday evening. The 3D Tender XPRO Safety Boat, courtesy of a Sport England grant, has…

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GP14 Midland SC Open Meeting 2021 – ‘GP14 Midland Bell Event’

The Midland SC GP14 open meeting, part of the Midland Bell Series was held at Edgbaston reservoir on Sunday 9th May 2021. Eleven boats took…

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Double Handed Sailing

Due to the pandemic’s social distancing requirements, sailing so far was restricted to single-handed boats, or double handers where both helm and crew were from…

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Racing in the times of Covid

Last Saturday we resumed our weekly racing, just in time for the Summer Series. There have been some changes introduced, to minimise the risk for…

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Operation Cygnet Rescue

Now that we can do recreational sailing (following club procedures to maintain social distancing etc), I went to the club to make use of the…

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Spring Saturday Series – Virtual Racing

Matt Smith has won the first day of our virtual Spring Series. On Saturday evening we had the first set of races in our new…

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Midland Sailing Club – Virtual Regatta Inshore

The club can still sail and race even when we can’t get to the club. The club has a free 12 month account to VR…

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Merlin Rocket Open Meeting Postponed

The Merlin Rocket Silver Tiller event at Midland SC on Sunday, March 22nd, has been postponed. In view of the latest government advice, we have…

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Kids sail towards confidence as club partners with Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Children with congenital hand differences and other upper limb problems are being inspired to build their confidence and independence on the water thanks to a…

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