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Welcome to the Holm Sailing Club website. Holm Sailing Club is based in the village of St. Mary's. Points racing is held during the summer in Snipe dinghies.
The boats are now packed up for the winter, next sailing sometime in 2014.
The Holm Sailing Club Annual General Meeting is to be held in the Holm Hall on 21st Feb, more details to follow.
Stromness Sailing Club hosted the 2013 Snipe National Championships, an event which was a great success.
Mark Taylor of Stromness Sailing Club is nominated Orkney's 'Volunteer of the Year'.
The AGM is scheduled for the 21st February 2014.
Holm Sailing Club Course Sheet for points racing.
Albacore for sale, wooden hull number 6429, £950, call Gaynor (Holm) 781256. Good condition.
Snipe Sliver Fern is for sale, contact Neil Foubister (01856781408) for more details.
Snipe Wild Goose is for sale, £800 with trolley and cover, contact Mark Taylor (07762788880) for more details.
Sir Ben Ainsley has been shortlisted for the BBC sports personality of the year award.
Vincent Riou and Jean Le Cam win the IMOCA open 60 class in the Transat Jacques Vabre, a short handed race across the Atlantic Ocean. Michel Desjoyeaux and Fracois Gabart were dismasted in the same race.
Benoit Marie of France wins the 'protos' in the 2013 Mini transat with Giancarlo Pedote of Italy close behind. Aymeric Belloir wins the series boats.
Lerwick Boating Club in Shetland is to host the Fireball European Championships in 2014.
The 2015 Island Games will be hosted by Jersey from 27th June to the 3rd July 2015. The sailing event will feature the Laser class (full rig and radial).
Brazilian sailor Robert Scheidt wins the 2013 Laser World Championships in Oman, his ninth world championship win in the Laser class, after a 9 year break.
The ISAF world sailor of the year for 2013 is Mathew Belcher of Australia (470 world and olympic champion) and for the ladies Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie (again 470 world and olympic champions).