Holm Sailing Club is based in the village of St. Mary's. Points racing is held during the summer in Snipe dinghies.
The 2018 regatta season planning has begun and dates are set for this year:
|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|
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).
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.
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.