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Holm Sailing Club is based in the village of St. Mary's. Points racing is held during the summer in Snipe dinghies.

Local News

Orkney's 2016 Regatta dates have been set; note the date for Holm Regatta has changed and will run at the earlier date of 9th July this year.

2nd July Longhope
9th July Holm Regatta
12th July Interclub
16th July Stromness
23rd July Burray
30th July Westray
6th August Kirkwall
10th September Kemp Cup

The Orkney Regatta season kicks off with Longhope on Saturday 3rd July, a great event if you get the chance to
attend.

On Regatta day the first ferry leaves Houton at 9am and transport will be provided from Lyness.  Briefing will be
at 10:30 racing will start at 11:15.  Last ferry from Lyness on the day is  18:15 so hopefully plenty of time for
prizegiving and the rest! Boats can be taken across at any time during the week, leave them at the Houton ferry
terminal and the good folks in Longhope will do the rest.

The Stromness/Holm interclub event is scheduled for Tuesday 12 July, to be hosted by Holm this year.

Club News

Rosebud launch:

Rosebud was launched on Saturday morning (18th June) at 10am at the Holm Pier. Barbara Balcombe and Lesley Spence also did a nsponsored swim from the 2nd barrier pier to the Holm Pier to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease, with Rosebud supporting.

Tuesday evening racing continues through the summer with a 7pm start at St. Mary's pier.

Check out the Holm Sailing Club facebook page.!

For Sale

Albacore for sale, wooden hull number 6429, £950, call Gaynor (Holm) 781256. Good condition.

Laser for sale, good condition. Contact Peter Tipler.

Other News

Alison Young has won the Ladies Laser Radial World Championships in Mexico against very tough competition. Nick Thomson also came out in front in the Laser Standard fleet winning his second world championships, and a great warm up for the Olympic Games.

Lerwick Boating Club, Shetland hosted the Fireball European Championships in 2014. The event was won by Thomas Gillard and Richard Anderton, with top Shetland boat Willum Mouatt and Neil Fraser. See results.

The 2015 Island Games was hosted by Jersey. Orkney was represented by Andrew Leslie, Edward Johnstone and Ross Sinclair in the sailing event.

The 2015 UK Snipe National Championships was held at Llyn Brenig Sailing Club, North Wales run from 21st to 23rd August.