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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

Orkney's Snipe racing began on Thursday evening in Stromness with four boats competing in superb sailing conditions. 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:

Orkney Regatta Dates 2017
1 July Longhope
8 July Holm Regatta
15 July Stromness
22 July Burray
29 July Westray
5 August Kirkwall
12-14 August UK Snipe Class National Championships
9 September Kemp Cup


Club News

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 annual Regatta date has been set as the 8th July, but Holm will also help to support the Burray Regatta on the 22 July.

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.

Check out the Holm Sailing Club facebook page, as well as the new FAQ page


For Sale

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.

Other News

Steve Goacher and Tim Harper win the Flying 15 world championships in Napier, New Zealand.