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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 on Tuesday evenings.

Local News

The 2021 Holm Sailing Club points racing had light weather for points races on 13 July. Seven boats took part in three races. Check the results here. Points racing will continue through the summer on Tuesday evenings.

Longhope Regatta was cancelled for 2021. Stromness Regatta was scheduled for 17 July but has been postponed due to forecast strong winds.

Burray Regatta was held on 10 July, a superb event sailed in light conditions. More details here.

Racing for the Frozen Food Tankard took place on 15 July in Stromness. Three Holm Boats took part, the event was won by Mark Taylor sailing Skeldro. More details to follow.

Holm Regatta

Holm Regatta will go ahead on 24 July. The plan is to have races for Cats, Mixed Handicap, Snipes and Yoles. Breifing will be at 1200 on 24 July, with three races planned. Two class races will be followed by an Allcomers Race. 1st race start is scheduled for 1300. Notice of Race is here. Sailing Instructions are here.

 

 

Local Regatta dates have been set for 2021:

Orkney Local Regatta Dates
Stromness    ***Postponed***
Holm 24 July Holm Regatta is always worth attending, a popular Snipe event. Also Rousay Regatta (for yachts)
Westray 31 July More details to follow.
Kirkwall 7 Aug Orkney's biggest sailing club, good sailing and great social.
Kemp Cup 11 Sep The Kemp Cup event, where Orkney's biggest sailing trophy can be won.

 

Other Snipe Dates for 2021

Interclub 27 July Holm will host the Interclub this year
U21 and crews races 3 August Under 21 races and crew's cup

 

Club News

Thanks to everyone who took part in the Mayday mile fundraiser. The event raised £221.91 for the RNLI.

The club had a midnight sail for the summer solstice, meet at 10pm at St. Mary's. More details here.

A fundraising drive is underway to replace the club safety boat. Check out justgiving.

Join the Club

New members are welcome, email for more information.

For Sale

Nothing just now. If you have a boat to sell please get in touch and details can be posted on the web site.

Other News

Island Games: Guernsey will host the 2023 Island Games. Orkney is due to host the 2025 event.

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