Holm Sailing Club is based in the village of St. Mary's. Points racing is held during the summer in Snipe dinghies.

Local News

Local Regatta dates have been set:

Orkney Local Regatta Dates
Port to Port 19 May Annual jaunt from St. Mary's to The Hope. ***POSTPONED***
Longhope 29 June Always a friendly event, sail across or take the ferry.
Burray 6 July A great excuse to visit the South Isles
Stromness 13 July Lots of Snipes guaranteed
Holm 20 July 70 years anniversary event
Westray 27 July Queen of the Isles, cancelled last year so this year will be popular
Kirkwall 3 August Orkney's biggest sailing club, good sailing and good social.

Malcolm Tipler has bought a new Snipe, number 30774, to be called 'Mandarino'.

Club News

The Tuesday Evening club racing got off to a great start on 7 May and will continue throughout the summer. The port to port event has been postponed, the new date will be posted soon.

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

The Annual General Meeting for the 2019 season was held on 13 March, there are no changes to the committee this year (thanks for all your hard work!). The AGM minutes are available here.


Join the Club

New members are very welcome, email for more information. If you are interested in taking part or supporting the club please get in touch, you don't need any previous sailing experience.

For Sale

Malcolm Tipler is selling 'Go Faster Blue', price £500. A good old 'Skipper' snipe that has had a fair bit of success at local events.

Raymond Grieve is selling 'Still Game', a skipper snipe with colourful Orkney Flag paintjob. The boat is in good condition. See here for more details.

If you have a boat to sell please get in touch, details can be posted on this web site.

Other News

The 2019 UK Snipe National Championships is scheduled for the 2-4 August, to be hosted by Bala Sailing Club, Wales.

The Scottish Series is scheduled for 24 to 27 May in Tarbert once again.

Island Games: Gibraltar will host the 2019 Island Games to be run from 6 to 12 July. Orkney is due to host the 2023 event.

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