Plas Heli

The Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre .


PH MontageThe Welsh National Sailing Academy and Event Centre has been funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and Gwynedd Council and comprises:

  • the Academy building (details below) 
  • a large secure compound or space for an outdoor event
  • easy access to the safe beach launching area  
  • the events, training and visitor pontoons
  • the old Sailing Club building
  • plenty of car/motorhome parking area
  • The Outdoor Group equipment hub
  • Camping Areas some with hook-ups
  • Waching Machine 

The Centre is well equipped with marquees and all the kit required to run major international sailing championships which include our fleet of safety and mark laying RIBs, committee boats and all of the marks sufficient for multiple race courses.

The building was designed by Ellis Williams Architects and includes:

Ground Floor:

  • reception
  • Main Hall
  • training rooms
  • changing rooms
  • kitchen

First Floor:

  • large balconies with spectacular views
  • restaurant
  • bar
  • café
  • Pwllheli Sailing Club

The first floor is accessed by stairs, lift and external stairs and grassy ramps which also act as seating areas for external events.  

There is a further large balcony on the second floor which is available for outdoor private functions.

Detailed plans of the rooms on each floor are also available here.

Associates and Affiliates

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Contact Information

Plas Heli Cyf Glany Don, Pwllheli, Gwynedd LL53 5YT

Bar:        01758 614 442
Office:   01758 613 343 - Please note: the telephone is not manned and your enquiries would be attended to more efficiently if you send an e-mail to the appropriate department see contact us here

Company Registration No. 08082514
VAT No. GB 164061430