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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 now been set:

2nd July Longhope
9th July Holm Yachts and Singlehanders
16th July Burray
23rd July Stromness
30th July Westray
6th August Kirkwall
20th August Holm
10th September Kemp Cup

More details to follow.

Club News

The Holm Sailing Club AGM was held on Tuesday 8th March.

Many thanks to all those who helped with the bag the bruck on Saturday. There was a good turn out and Susan Foubister made a fantastic lunch in aid of Marie Curie (cancer care).

Many thanks to Lynn Bartlett who has setup a new Holm Sailing Club facebook page.

The club boats have now been packed away for the winter, the 2016 season will begin on 3rd May. The 2016 regatta date has been set for the 20th August, note the date! The Holm Sailing Club website has a new archive page covering older races prior to 2000. 

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.

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.