Holm Sailing Club is based in the village of St. Mary's. Points racing is held during the summer in Snipe dinghies.
Local Regatta dates have been set:
|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'.
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.
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.
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.
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.