Plas Heli

The Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre .


You will notice new Car Parking signs at Plas Heli over the next few days.


To obtain a parking permit

The Quay-Side parking area is accessed through the gate adjacent to the old club building

The code to the gate is changed regularly and can be obtained through the website > Facilities> Parking. For convenience follow this shortcut link here

Fill in the details - you will then get a return e-mail with instructions

Please make sure the gate is closed and locked at all times and that the padlock is never left open or with the code left on the dial

It is with great regret that we have been informed that the Optimist Late Summer Championship and the RYA Youth Championships have been cancelled but we do, of course, understand the need to keep everyone safe.

We were really looking forward to welcoming you all to Plas Heli, the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Event Centre.

If you have a camping booking you can request a refund or arrange a deferred booking in accordance with our Terms and Conditions see here - please complete the on-line request form below

We will respond to all requests as soon as possible.

updated18th September 2020


RYA Youth Camping Coupon info

More on this soon😃

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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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