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|
|28 June||Port to Port||1st leg of Port to Port Holm to Burray|
|30 June||Burray||Building on 2017 success|
|3 July||Port to Port||2nd leg of Port to Port, Burray to Holm|
|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!|
|24 July||Interclub||This years interclub event will be hosted by Holm|
|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|
The Holm Sailing Club AGM was held on 27 March. The new committee for 2018 is:
|Simon Kemp||Vice Commodore|
Tuesday evening racing is finished for 2017, see Results for more details. The club boats have been packed away for the winter. 2018 racing is due to start on Tuesday 1 May. Due to poor weather the club boats will be dragged out on 24 April at 6:30pm (not 17 April as previously advertised), please come and help if you are available.
The club will be supporting the annual Bag the Bruck beach clean on 21 April. Meet at 10am at the Holm Pier. Hot soup and baking will be available at Lynn's house afterwards.
Stromness Sailing Club will be hosting a Rules Night on the 20 April in the Stromness Golf Club, Holm Sailors are welcome (7:30pm).
28 April Orkney Sailing Club is hosting a quiz night, teams of 4 with £20 entry.
18 June learn to sail week hosted by Orkney Sailing Club.
Lasers for sale: nothing right now.
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.