Plas Heli

The Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre .


From Boxing Day - 26th December 2021 Wales returns to Alert level 2. The  key points for our boating  are detailed in the table below, and  for inside Plas Heli include:

> Face Coverings must be worn when moving around the building, but can me removed when seated .

> 2m social distancing.

> Maximum of 6 in a group/to a table. 

> Table service in the bar, but if only one person is on duty, then one person at a time may be served at the bar.

> Track and Trace - names and contact details recorded for all people entering Plas Heli

Opening times going forward will be detailed later today, and we kindly ask all members and guests  to adhere to the regulations. We also ask that seating is not moved as we have set the bar up to comply with our reduced capacity and restrictions.

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The "Interim Bar Service" has proved to be popular, and for the short term will be as follows:

Friday and Saturday "early doors" between 5 and 7:30pm

If the bar is opened at any other "adhoc" times, this will be communicated on the Racing, Cruising and CHIPAC WhatsApp groups on the day - have you registered onto one of the Groups?


LockedPlease Note that the security code to the main compound gate has been changed. 

We will contact all authorised users shortly and provide the new codes or please contact 

Please note: The codes to all other gates will be changed over the Christmas holiday.

Updated 18th December 2021


Plas Heli Cyf is seeking ‘Expressions of Interest’ from suitable candidates to operate the Catering and Bar Services at the Centre

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic catering operator to run their own business with an established customer base.

Applicants Packs can be obtained by e-mail from

Plas Heli Cyf is a Community Enterprise, Not for Profit Distribution Company and a Voluntary Organisation with Charitable aims where surpluses are reinvested back into the facility for everyone's benefit.

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Plas Heli is working on new serviced motorhome pitches for the 2022 season together with a grass area for tents 

See sketch plan below for details  - this sketch will be updated with more detail soon.

updated 14th October 2021SitePlan2021

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The RYA is pleased to announce the 2022 RYA Youth National Championships will be held at Plas Heli, Wales, from 9-15 April 2022.

The country’s most prestigious youth sailing competition returns to its traditional Easter time slot after the Covid-19 situation meant a change of dates to the 2021 event that is due to take place in Plymouth in early August.

Plas Heli, the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Event Centre, also sees the return of hosting duties as Covid restrictions in Wales meant cancellation of the 2020 event that was set to be held at the Pwllheli venue.

2022 will see the first time the new current pathway equipment will be raced from the same venue as iQFOiL and kites join the ILCA, 420, Nacra 15 and 29er fleets.

Both the foiling boards and kites will make their debut in the upcoming Youth Nationals but restrictions and scheduling conflicts mean the kites will contest their Youth Nationals shortly after in Exmouth.

Mark Nicholls, RYA Youth Racing Manager, said: “We are really happy that the Youth Nationals is heading to Plas Heli for 2022.

“Everyone at the venue and RYA Cymru Wales worked so hard to get the event on in 2020 in exceptional circumstances but came unstuck with a situation that was out of anyone’s control.

“But now, young sailors from across the nation will get the chance to experience safe and fun racing in a fantastic venue. It’s going to be a great event yet again I’m sure.” 

For the latest news from British Youth Sailing, head to or check out the BYS social media channels. 

For details about the venue at the Welsh National Sailing Academy and Event centre please have a look at the venue prospectus Plas Heli - Prospectus or visit  

wireless internet wifi elements glossy icon LThere is a new Guest WiFi at Plas Heli

Please check the posters in the bar for the latest passwords

There is also a dedicated and separate WiFi for Events at Plas Heli



>  Welsh Government Alert level 0  COVID  restrictions apply with effect August 7th 2021 - with no restrictions applicable to Plas Heli.       

> The bar and  restaurant are  open for both outdoor and indoor  service. 

> The Plas Heli outdoor facilities - event pontoons and compound  are  open for outdoor activities.

> Plas Heli is open for scheduled   indoor organised activity.

> Masks are optional  in all public indoor areas at Plas Heli.

> Physical distancing from people you don't reside with is recommended, to help reduce transmission of virus's but not compulsory. 


 updated August 6th  2021. 

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Plas Heli Cyf is a Community Enterprise, Not for Profit Distribution Company

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Contact Information

Plas Heli Cyf. Glan y 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