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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.
Holm Regatta was held on Saturday 23rd August, when Mark Taylor's Sula came away with most of the silverware. See results. The profits from Holm Regatta were donated to MND Scotland, a total of £413.54 was raised. MND Scotland provides care and support for people affected by Motor Neurone Disease.
Stromness Sailing Club wins the Inter Club event, results to follow.
Smyril wins the Kemp Cup (again) with David Clouston at the helm.
Simon Kemp's Rio wins the 2014 points trophy, see results.
Holm Sailing Club Course Sheet for points racing.
The club made £150 at the Bag the Bruck event in April this year.
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.
Snipe Crewzen is for sale, contact Graham Ramage (781256) for more details.
The Snipe European Championships, held in Poland, has been won by Raul de Valenzuela and Antolin Alejandre de Ona of Spain.
Lee Thomson has bought a phantom (a quick singlehander, but not as quick as the Musto Skiff), Ian Johnston is the new owner of Boreus (a snipe, ex. Charlie Siderfin).
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 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) as well as windsurfing.
French yachting legend Loick Peyron wins the Route du Rhum, a singlehanded race across the Atlantic from St. Malo to Guadeloupe.