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The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is a national charity that inspires young people aged 8-24 to believe in a brighter future living through and beyond cancer, and operates from bases in Cowes and Largs.
Would like to do something a bit different this summer? Being a Trust Summer Trip Assistant could be the thing. From May to September, Summer Trip Assistants get hands-on in everything to ensure young people have the trip of their lives! These roles are perfect for someone who's just finished exams, is home from uni/college or just wants a rewarding summer job helping us! Check out the link to read the full job description. https://www.ellenmacarthurcancertrust.org/work-with-us/trip-assistant
If you are interested, please contact Lorna MacDonald, Operations Administrator, North on 01475 672770 or 07985 723443 , or lorna.macdonald@emcancertrust.org
Fri 10th Jun 2022 to Fri 17th Jun 2022
After a postponement of two years, the magnificent and classic Fife yachts, built in Fairlie, will return to the Clyde for their 5th Fife Regatta, with the support of Richard Mille.
The regatta will be held over the week 10th-17th June 2022, and will be the largest gathering of Fife Yachts since the event started in 1998.
Find out more here - https://bit.ly/RMFR2022_1. The full programme is now available here - https://www.fiferegatta.com/clyde-route-announced-for-the-richard-mille-fife-regatta-2022, or click on "read more" to see a screen snip of the programme.
The April 50:50 draw was done at the recent and popular Tuesday members' coffee mornings - an informal gathering of members, enjoying a self service hot drink and a natter, 1030-noon.
The winning numbers are first prize £60 - number 63, second £40 - no. 41, third £30 no. 27, and fourth £20 - number 28.
Numbers 27 and 28 are owned by husband and wife, so congratulations to the lucky couple!
You have to be in it to win it! Numbers are £5 per month, and half the money is returned as prizes, the balance goes to "nice to have" items for our club. See the application forms and standing order mandate on the publications page of the webs site, https://www.largssc.co.uk/club/publications.
Sat 21st May 2022 to Sun 22nd May 2022

Weekend of great racing with 60 boats like in June 2021 for Musto Skiffs, D-Zero's, RS400's, RS200's, ILCA 6/7 (Lasers) - get in your diary for 2022.

Big thanks to Noble Marine Insurance for sponsoring,

The SIs have been amended to reflect correct dates:

Paras 3.4 and 3.5 - corrected dates.

 

The NORs have just been amended making the following changes:

Largs Sailing Club

Largs Sailing Club was founded in 1936 (see our history pages), and is now based in a modern clubhouse in Largs Yacht Haven, just to the south of Largs.

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 keelboat events. 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 is a welcoming port of call for members and guests. It has a bar run by club volunteers, which is open for club organised activities. During clubhouse opening hours, members can access a range of snacks and hot drinks, with an honesty box.

Rooms in our clubhouse are available to hire for occasions such as business meetings, sail training, art exhibits etc., and are complete with wireless internet and AV equipment.

SUMMER CLUBHOUSE AND BAR OPENING HOURS

The building is open every day from 8am and will close at the following times:

  Monday       - 10 pm (or earlier if cadets cancelled)     Bar - 8pm to 10pm
  Tuesday      - 10 pm  (or earlier if FYC racing and kayaks are cancelled)  Bar - 8pm to 10pm
  Wednesday - 10 pm  (or earlier if racing cancelled)      Bar - 8pm to 10pm
  Thursday     - 9.30 pm  (or earlier if cadets cancelled)  Bar - 8pm to 10pm
  Friday          - 5.30 pm  (later if a function is on)        NO BAR unless members notified
  Saturday      - 5.30 pm (later if a function is on)         NO BAR unless members notified
  Sunday        - 5.30pm                                                 Bar - 3.30pm until 5.30 pm

Remember members can access coffee, soft drinks and snacks at any time when the clubhouse building is open.

Members are welcome to make tea and coffee in the Lookout Lounge. Honesty box. Members can also bring toasties, soup etc from Bosuns and enjoy in our lounge. Kids can entertain themselves in the Snug, with its toy box.
On Tuesday mornings, 10am-noon, many members meet for a hot drink and a natter. Join us!
The clubhouse and bar will also be open as notified for club socials and training.
When using the changing rooms please remember not to leave any kit in there. 
Any queries please contact the office on secretary@largssc.co.uk.

Newsletter

NEWSLETTERS - CATCH UP ON THE ARCHIVE!

All regular club activities were suspended after lockdown began at the end of March 2020, and the last "normal" newsletter was on 1st March 2020, which reported on a breezy Harken New Year race, standing room only at the first winter cruising talks, and our stalwart maintenance volunteers getting the clubhouse shipshape for the new season, including shower upgrades. Little did we anticipate what was to follow ...

Lockdown restrictions in 2020 significantly reduced our dinghy sailing and cruising activities, but 2021 was better, and we hosted the 29er and D-Zero Nationals, and Largs Regatta Festival, almost as normal. Hopefully 2022 will see us back to normal, and we look forward to events including hosting the Fifes in June, and the Optimist Nationals at the end of July. Keep safe, and enjoy looking back in the newsletter archive!

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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Wednesday Evening Mid Series
Wed 18th May 2022
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Open weekend for Musto Skiffs, D-Zero, RS400’s, RS200’s, ILCA 6/7 (Lasers)
Sat 21st May 2022
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Sunday Mid-Summer Series
Sun 29th May 2022
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Fife Regatta, June 2022
Fri 10th Jun 2022
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Wednesday Evening Late Series
Wed 6th Jul 2022 to Wed 31st Aug 2022
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Sunday Late Summer Series
Sun 10th Jul 2022 to Sun 28th Aug 2022
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We look forward to welcoming the Finn & Catamaran Scottish Championships, Singlehanders, and all the other classes who had such a good weekend of racing in 2021.
Sat 27th Aug 2022
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