Holm Sailing Club is based in the village of St. Mary's. Points racing is held during the summer in Snipe dinghies.
This year there's a plan to resurrect the Burray Regatta on the 12th September. Mark that for your diary! Prior to that will be the Kemp Cup, to be held on September 5th.
Holm Regatta was held on Saturday 15th August, see results. Light wind but a great event. Success for the Tiplers with Pete winning the coveted Snipe trophy in Go faster Blue and Malcolm winning Allcomers in Go Quickly Red.
Stromness Regatta was held on a blustery 18th July. Ian Johnstone won the snipe class trophy sailing Boreus while Andrew Leslie's Laser Warspite won the Allcomers as well as the Mixed Centreboards. Charlie Siderfin finished 2nd place in the Snipe class race.
Westray Regatta was held on Saturday 25th July followed by Kirkwall Regatta on 1st August. More details to follow...
Holm Regatta has been, the Port to Port remains. Date to be confirmed!
Albacore for sale, wooden hull number 6429, £950, call Gaynor (Holm) 781256. Good condition.
Snipe Wild Goose is for sale, £800 with trolley and cover, contact Mark Taylor (07762788880) for more details.
Laser for sale, good condition. Contact Peter Tipler.
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.
Giles Scott of GBR wins in the Finn class Olympic test event, see results. Italy's Fracesco Marrai wins the mens Laser, and Gintare Scheidt of Lithuania (wife of Robert Scheidt of Brazil, Robert finished 4th) wins the Ladies Radial class.
The 2015 UK Snipe National Championships was held at Llyn Brenig Sailing Club, North Wales run from 21st to 23rd August.