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Welcome to the Holm Sailing Club web site

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

Longhope Regatta was cancelled for 2021. Stromness Regatta went ahead on 14 August in blustery conditions.

Burray Regatta was held on 10 July, a superb event sailed in light conditions. Kirkwall Regatta was windy but an event to remember for the hardy sailors who took part. 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 here.

Holm Sailing Club wins the Inter-Club trophy. More details here.

Holm Regatta

Holm Regatta was held on 24 July. Results can be seen here.

Most of the Orkney summer sailing events are now done for 2021. The Kemp Cup is generally the grand finale of the season and is scheduled for 11 September.

Meanwhile, Malcolm Tipler of Stromness Sailing Club has been competing in the Snipe National Championships down in England.

Club News

Holm Sailing Club is having a social evening on Saturday 2 October. There will be a Thai Take Away along with Pool and Darts. 7pm start at the Orkney Club. Please contact Lynn Bartlett for more information.

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.

Olympic Games: Some impressive performances in the sailing, Giles Scott wins Gold in the Finn class, Dylan Fletcher and Stuart Blithel win Gold in the 49er class, Hannah Mills and Eilidh McIntyre win Gold in the 470 class. Also Silver for John Gimson and Anna Burnet in the Nacra, Bronze for Emma Wilson in the RSX ladies windsurfer category. Well done to TeamGB!

Stone Sailing Club hosted the 2021 Snipe UK National Championships. The winners were Matthew Wolstenholme and William Maguire.

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