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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 Regatta dates for 2014 have now been set:

Longhope 12th July
Stromness 19th July
Westray 26th July
Kirkwall 2nd August
Holm 16th August
Kemp Cup 13th September






Other Events

Shetland Dinghy Championships 7/8 June
East Lothian Regatta 7/8 June
Pentland Firth Regatta 21/22 June
Aberdeen and Stonehaven Regatta 23/24 August




Club News

Many thanks to all those who helped with the Bag the Bruck on Saturday 12th August. Despite the strong winds wagon loads of rubbish were removed from the beaches of Holm. It was a great effort and Susan provided soup and rolls for the weary garbage collectors.

The Holm Sailing Club Annual General Meeting was held on 11th Feb. Minutes are available here. Points Racing is currently on hold over the winter, but due to begin again on Tuesday 6th May.

Note the Rules Night has been rescheduled for Wednesday 23rd April, 7pm start in the Holm Community Centre. All welcome!

Holm Sailing Club Course Sheet for points racing.

For Sale

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.

Other News

Giles Scott dominates the Finn class to win gold at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in Mallorca. Tom Burton of Australia wins the Laser with Marit Boumeester of Holland winning in the Laser Radial.

Hobart Alter has died, designer of the famous Hobie Catamaran.

Lee Thomson has bought a phantom (a fast singlehander), Ian Johnston is the new owner of Boreus (a snipe, ex. Charlie Siderfin).

If you are heading to Irvine in May be sure to visit the West of Scotland Boat Jumble, Irvine Harbourside on 4th May. See poster and other details.

Lerwick Boating Club in Shetland is to host the Fireball European Championships in 2014. The event runs from 26th July to 1st August.

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).

If you are interested in a trip to France, the French Snipe National Championships is to be hosted in Le Havre on 7th to 9th June 2014.