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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

The 2018 regatta season planning has begun and dates are set for this year:

Orkney Regattas 2018
23 June Rousay Back by popular demand
28 June Port to Port 1st leg of Port to Port Holm to Burray
30 June Burray Building on 2017 success
3 July Port to Port 2nd leg of Port to Port, Burray to Holm
7 July Longhope A regular fixture in Orkney's sailing calendar
14 July Stromness A big event for Orkney's snipe and yoles as well as other boats
21 July Holm Earlier in the season this year, not to be missed!
24 July Interclub This years interclub event will be hosted by Holm
28 July Westray Well worth a journey North
4 August Kirkwall Orkney's biggest Regatta
8 September Kemp Cup End of season grand finale in Kirkwall Bay

 

Club News

The Holm Sailing Club AGM was held on 27 March. The new committee for 2018 is:

Lynn Bartlett Commodore
Simon Kemp Vice Commodore
Mairi Fleet Treasurer
Mark Causer Secretary

2018 points racing got off to a fine start on 8 May. Check the results page for more details. Tuesday evening points racing will continue through the summer with a 7pm start. Sailing cancelled on Tuesday 15 May due to forecast weather.

Other dates:

18 June learn to sail week hosted by Orkney Sailing Club.

Check out the Holm Sailing Club facebook page, as well as the new FAQ page

 

For Sale

Lasers for sale: nothing right now.

Silver Fern (Snipe) is for sale, contact Kenny Holland for more details.

Other News

The Scottish Islands Peaks Race started on Friday 18 May. This event involves running and sailing on the West Coast of Scotland. The Islands are Mull, Jura and Arran, the race starts in Oban and finishes in Troon.

The Scottish Series is due to start on the 25 May this year.

Szymon Kuczynski of Poland has sailed round the globe in the smallest boat, the 'Atlantic Puffin', only 6.36m long, non-stop, singlehanded.

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