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A great turn-out for the end of season Cadet Regatta, as you can see from these drone photographs from Alastair Khaliq. More photographs to follow!

The weekend kicked off in fine style with a fund raising ceilidh for the RNLI, headed up by the MacFadyen Sisters. Over £1100 was raised for this great charity, from admissions, raffle, and coin rolling. Thanks everyone!! This was followed on Saturday afternoon by the Ginfest, when numbers of speciality gin distillers offered the opportunity to sample their wares.

The Saturday evening featured a band night, and then there was the Regatta Week Dinner the following Friday, when LSC member Tom Thurlow gave his experience of mark laying at the recent America's Cup event in Bermuda.

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Sat 30th Sep 2017

Open event for RS400, Skiffs and Cats with racing to be held over two days on Windward Leeward courses. Skiffs include fast Asymectric dinghies with a PY of less than 930.

In recent weeks, Johnathan Briggs and all the volunteers with the LSTA have been encouraging and developing the racing skills of our young sailors, and the prizegiving saw the 20+ young sailors who had competed in the Largs Regatta Week midweek series (some in their very first races!) receive their prizes.

MANY, MANY thanks to a whole load of people - Johnathan for coordinating the whole thing, the anonymous sponsor who paid all the kids' entry fees, the sponsors of the prizes, race officer Kenneth Wilson (pictured, with Carolyn Elder, LYH), Janet McCarlie and colleagues, and the whole army of people involved in the LSTA, ashore and afloat. Keep up the great work!

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The cruise in company "round the Mull of Kintyre" became a "round Loch Fyne" cruise, in view of the forecast, with 7 boats joining in - Corshyecan, Aliandy, Bethany, Carpe Diem, Inclination, Night Owl, and Sunshine.

An added reason to socialise was to celebrate Marilyn's Robertson's significant birthday, with group meals in Starfish in Tarbert, and the Oystercatcher at Otter Ferry. Plus of course the pre-dinner gatherings on each other's boats - many thanks to Corshyecan, Aliandy, and Inclination for their generous hospitality.

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Watch Robbie Burns and Fenella Corlett having fun in their RS200. Great skill! Many thanks to Ashleigh Catherine and Andrew Malone for the pictures and video!

Click on "read more" to see more pictures. Click HERE for the video, on the Largs SC Facebook page.

Largs Regatta Week, our major event, was blessed with the best sailing conditions for many years - and some of the best in this rather mixed "summer"! Cumbraes Weekend had round the cans racing for dinghies, cats and keelboats on Saturday, followed by Sunday's Round Cumbraes, both in sunshine, and relatively steady wind conditions. The week continued with the Midweek Series, and the Two Handed races around Arran, or Holy Isle. See www.LargsRegattaWeek.co.uk for full results.

Click on "read more" for more photographs, and also look at the September newsletter (link at bottom left of this home page).

Largs Sailing Club

Largs Sailing Club was founded in 1936, and is now based in a modern clubhouse in Largs Yacht Haven, just to the south of Largs town centre.

The Club organises a range of activities for all ages and abilities, from the teaching of beginners by the LSTA to hosting large national and world championship events. We also run regular racing for dinghies and keelboats. Our active cruising section (sail and power) organises cruises in company around the Clyde and the west of Scotland, and holds regular talks and skills workshops. Throughout the year, we hold quiz nights, talks with guest speakers, and themed evenings including dances and parties.

Our waterfront location gives us the best view in the marina, as can be seen from the LSC WebCam. Our Lookout Lounge has a well-stocked bar and good bar food at reasonable prices, making it a welcoming port of call for members and guests.

Rooms in our clubhouse are available to hire for any occasion - business meetings, charity lunches, birthday parties, weddings, sail training, art exhibits etc., and are complete with wireless internet and AV equipment. Our fully licensed bar and catering facilities can meet your most exacting requirements.

Clubhouse Opening Hours - September

Monday - 19:00 to 21:30
Tuesday - closed
Wednesday - 12:00 to 14:30
Thursday - 12:00 to 14:30
Friday - 12:00 to 14:30 then 18:30 to 22:00
Saturday - 09:30 to 16:00 (no alcohol before 11:00)
Sunday - 09:30 to 17:00 (no alcohol before 12:30)


Last orders for food are 8pm Friday, 3pm Saturday, and 4pm Sunday
Last orders 30 minutes before closing time
At this time of year, the staff reserve the right to close early if there are no customers present
(Group Bookings - please boook in advance to keep staffing costs to a minimum)

Newsletter

SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

Full report on Largs Regatta Week, 26th Aug - 3rd Sept - great weather for racing, great programme of social events! Lots of young sailors competing in the midweek races, updates on the cruising group, forthcoming social events at the club, FIRE at the marina - and so on!

Open the attached pdf to read much more!

LSC Merchandising

If you want some Largs Sailing Club branded clothing then you can now choose from a wide range of items supplied by World Leisurewear. Click below to find out more.

Cruising with Friends

Cruising and Socialising

Fantastic View

Fantastic View Photo by Gordon Cochrane

Great Location

Great Location Photo by Marc Turner

Major Sailing Events

Laser Nationals, Photo by Marc Turner

Training

Training for Juniors and Adults with the LSTA

Regatta Week

Yachts at LRW, Photo by Marc Turner

Club Racing

Club Race Start

Regatta Week

Dinghy Racing at Largs Regatta Week Photo by Marc Turner
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Sat 23rd Sep 2017
Final Cruise in Company - Sat-Sun 23-24 September
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Sun 24th Sep 2017
Sunday Morning Racing with two races back to back.
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Sat 30th Sep 2017
Open Meeting with windward/leeward courses
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Fri 13th Oct 2017
October Quiz Night
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Sat 14th Oct 2017
Social evening - cruising group - all welcome!
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