Plas Heli

The Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre .


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Published 4th December 2019

Plas Heli Cyf provides the RIB for race management and race support purposes.

You, the boat operator, agree and acknowledge that:

(a) Only You or an Authorised boat operator will operate the Vessel; and

(b) You and any Authorised boat operator hold a current RYA qualification (level 2) or marine qualification to do so.

(c) You must not allow a person under the age of 16 years to operate the Vessel.

(e) Cancellation Policy: - A full refund will be given for all cancellations made at least 14 days prior to booking, 50% for 3days notice & no refund for cancellations under 2 days notice. 


You and any Authorized operator must only operate the Vessel:

(a) In the usual sailing events waters of Pwllheli and Abersoch and within 7 nautical miles from the shore; and

(b) The Vessel is not permitted outside of Tremadog Bay the Vessels chart should be referred to when ascertaining any other areas of exclusion such as no boating zones.

(c) The Vessel is not to be operated when damaged or unsafe to do so;

(d) Not use the Vessel after an accident or hitting an object until You have obtained approval from Plas Heli Cyf or its Authorised representatives to do so;

(e) The Vessel must not be used to carry any dangerous or flammable goods

(f) Not to use the Vessel in contravention of any law.

(g) Smoking is not permitted in the Vessel at anytime.

(h) You must not operate the Vessel in adverse conditions where the wave height exceeds 1.5 metres; or

(i) The wind speed exceeds 20 knots

(j) The vessel can only be operated in daylight hours.


You must pay for any unauthorised repairs to the Vessel and for all infringements and fines in respect of the Vessel during the period of hire.


You must return the Vessel to Plas Heli Cyf on the date and by the time agreed and 

(a) If You are unable to return the Vessel to Plas Heli Cyf You must notify Plas Heli Cyf immediately.

(b) You must pay Plas Heli Cyf the Hire the rental charges due including additional rental charges and compensate Plas Heli Cyf for any loss Plas Heli Cyf suffers up to the time that the Vessel is recovered.

(c) The Vessel must be refuelled at the end of the hire period and only by a representative of Plas Heli Cyf, fuel used during the hire period will be charged to the hirer.


You are liable:

(a) for the loss of, and all damage to, the Vessel; and
(b) for all damage to the property of any person:

(1) which is caused or contributed to by You or any person You allow to operate the Vessel; or

(2) which arises from the use of the Vessel by You or any person You allow to drive the Vessel. This clause does not apply to any damage or loss for which Pla

Where You are required to pay Plas Heli Cyf for any loss, damage, repair, cost or fee:

(1) may be reasonably determined by Plas Heli Cyf and

(2) in relation to damage to the Vessel, is the lesser of the cost of repairs to the Vessel or the market value of the Vessel at the time of the damage

(b) If the amount determined by Plas Heli Cyf and paid by You under this terms and conditions exceeds the final cost of the loss, damage or repair, Plas Heli Cyf will refund the difference to You.

(c) Plas heli Cyf will provide details to You of the final cost of the loss, damage or repair on request by You.

For the purpose of this Terms and Conditions, and unless stated otherwise,

(a) “The Company” shall mean Plas heli Cyf any related corporations of it providing goods or services to the Hirer and any person acting with due authority of the Company.

(b) “You” shall mean the person or persons Authorised in the Agreement as the Hirer and any person signing or initialling this agreement (other than on behalf of the Company).

(c) “Price” shall mean the cost of the rental as agreed between the Company and the Hirer subject to the other terms of this agreement.

(d) “Services” shall mean all Services supplied by the Company to the Hirer.

(e) A reference to a Boat includes: -

(1) the Vessel;

(2) a reference to multiple Vessels and other similar or related equipment;

(3) a reference to a proposed Vessel which has been booked or provided (even in the absence of a signed agreement);

(f) No rule of construction applies to the disadvantage of the party preparing the document on the basis that it put forward this document or any part of it.

(g) Time is of the essence except where specific provision is made or the contrary intention appears.

(h) A reference to a person includes the person’s heirs, executors, administrators, successors, substitutes and assigns and this document is intended to be binding upon such persons.
(i) The singular includes the plural and vice versa and words importing a gender includes other genders.

(j) Other grammatical forms of defined words and expressions have corresponding meanings.

(k) An agreement, covenant, representation, warranty or indemnity in favour of two or more persons is for the benefit of them jointly and severally.

(l) An agreement, covenant, representation, warranty or indemnity made by two or more persons is made by them jointly and severally.

(m) Headings are for ease of reference only and do not affect the construction of this agreement.

(n) The terms appearing on the company’s document entitled “Boat Hire Agreement and Release” apply and supersede the terms herein to the extent of any inconsistency.

(o) Where the context admits, the provisions of this document extend beyond any termination



All Your rights set out in this agreement are in addition to Your rights as a consumer (Your consumer rights) under applicable consumer products legislation, including the Australian Consumer Law.

Your consumer Rights are not excluded, restricted or modified by this Rental Agreement. 

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We are pleased to announce that Plas Heli can now be the location for your Wedding Ceremony. We have recieved confirmation today of our status to hold Civil Wedding Ceremonies at Plas Heli. 

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Motor-home, Camping and Caravan Pitches at Plas Heli, The Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre, in Pwllheli

Plas Heli, the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre, has a limited number of camper pitches on the site as follows:

  • 15 motor home pitches, with electricity, within the Sailing Academy main compound
  • 5 further pitches, without electricity, within the Sailing Academy main compound
  • A further 8 pitches, on the quay-side site, without electricity and
  •  5 on the Water-front Quay , without electricity
  •  3 adjoining the old sailing club building (during large events only) with electricity
  • Limited number of tent pitches

These camping pitches are in high demand during events, so be sure to book early; they will be allocated on a first come basis.


Location /Name/Description

No.s From

No.s To

No of Pitches

Main Compound Serviced Pitches

M 01

M 15


Main Compound un-serviced Pitches

1 B



Old Sailing Club Serviced Pitches

S 01

S 04


Quayside un-serviced Pitches

Q 01

Q 08


Waterfront un-serviced Pitches

W 01

W 05


Camping Pitches Main Compound (Tents)

Tents 1

Tents 3


Glan Don Camping (lage events only) Tents.

01 GD

15 GD



The camping tariffs for 2019 are available here and all camping is subject to our terms and conditions here

All pitches are conveniently located for the Academy facilities which include Restaurant, Cafe and Bar. These are situated on the first floor of the building and enjoy spectacular sea views with the mountains of Snowdonia in the distance. Showers and Toilets are also available. Further information about our facilities are available here

Start the process by clicking on 'Book now' below, then select the 'Pitch type', then select your 'dates', 'Number of pitches' and proceed to provide your details and then use the easy payment system. That's it easy!

Please note reservations are only confirmed when payment is made and are all subject to our terms and conditions.

leasePrintable pdf copy available herePrintable pdf copy available hereThe Rooms and facilities at Plas Heli, the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre, are made available subject to these Terms and Conditions and on the strict understanding that neither Plas Heli Cyf, Clwb Hwylio Pwllheli Sailing Club or Gwynedd Council, or servants, or any person working for the above as employees, contractors or volunteers will accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, death or personal injury of any description whatsoever that may be sustained however occasioned — whether by negligence or not.

Printable pdf copy available here

Terms and Conditions Version 2.1 - Amended February 2020


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If you would like to book one of the spaces at Plas Heli for a private or corporate functions click here

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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