Holm Sailing Club is based in the village of St. Mary's. Points racing is held during the summer in Snipe dinghies.
Orkney has been blessed with fine weather for the local regattas so far. Burray Regatta was agreat success on Saturday 22 July. Orkney will be hosting the Snipe National Championships in 2017, an event to look forward to. The racing will run from Saturday 12 August to Monday 14 August.
Regatta Dates: Some of the dates for the 2017 sailing season have been fixed:
|8 July||Holm Regatta|
|13 July||Interclub event|
|15 July||Stromness Regatta|
|22 July||Burray Regatta|
|29 July||Westray Regatta|
|5 August||Kirkwall Regatta|
|12-14 August||UK Snipe Class National Championships|
|20 August||Port to Port|
|9 September||Kemp Cup|
Tuesday evening racing continues with a 7pm start, see Results for more details.
The Holm Sailing Club AGM was held on Tuesday 7 March, thanks to everyone who made it along to the meeting.
The club supported Bag the Bruck again this year, the annual beach clean round the shores of Orkney.
Various club members have now been trained for power boat driving which will help with safety boat coverage at the club.
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.
Laser for sale: old 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.
Emirates Team New Zealand win the 35th America's Cup.