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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

Holm Regatta has been postponed due to forecasted strong wind, now rescheduled for Saturday 23rd August, see NOR. The Port to Port event has also been moved, see below.

Dates for remaining 2014 Orkney events are as follows:

Holm 23rd August
Port to Port 24th August
Inter Club 26th August
Kemp Cup 13th September





Other Events

Aberdeen and Stonehaven Regatta 30/31 August


Club News

The Tuesday evening points racing has been cancelled for 19th August. Three races on Tuesday 5th August . See results.

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 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.

Other News

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 William Mouatt and Neil Fraser.

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).