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
30 June Burray Building on 2017 success
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!
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

Tuesday evening racing is now finished, see Results for more details. The club boats have been packed away for the winter.

Club boat 'Red Bull' has been sold and is now being renovated by the Foubisters (Neil and Glen).

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


For Sale

Enterprise for sale, good condition. Contact Micky Foulis for details: 07979790272. Albacore for sale, wooden hull number 6429, £950, call Gaynor (Holm) 781256. Good condition.

Lasers for sale:

Laser 147823 (1992) is for sale, £900 or near offer. This boat is in fair condition (full XD kit with carbon tiller) but does have a leak which would need to be repaired. Full and Radial rigs. Contact Fredrik Sundman (07745296853) for more information.

An old laser boat in fair condition with stainless launching trolley and XD kit, £600. Contact Ian Johnstone (850393, 07831275246) for more details.

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

Other News

Marit Bouwmeester and Peter Burling win the World Sailing awards. Marit Bouwmeester (Netherlands) currently holds the Olympic, World and European championship titles for the Laser Radial. Peter Burling (New Zealand) is an Olympic medalist (Gold in 49er at Rio), a hot shot from the world of Americas Cup racing and it currently competing in the Volvo Ocean Race.

Francois Gabart of France has broken the singlehanded round the world sailing record, circumnavigating the globe in 42 days 16 hours.