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The recent Youth Sailing Week had a magnificent 41 young sailors, from complete novices to race improvers, take part in a great week, including a picnic on Cumbrae:

Of course, all this only happens with huge input from the LSTA, the volunteer instructors, and shore supporters, so many, many thanks to them!

Particular congratulations to 10 year old Eleanor Schofield, a complete beginner, who achieved her Level 1 certificate, and was awarded Sailor of the Week!

For MORE PHOTOGRAPHS, click on "read more".

The mid August cruise in company was to Holy Loch, with 10 boats joining in - Voyager, Whippersnapper, Sunshine, Inclination, Dayspring, Hannah Jane, Sheer Delight, Salterns Nymph, Kaos, and Night Owl. Pre-dinner socialising overflowed Night Owl's cockpit, so the overspill had to gather below. This was followed by an excellent group meal at the Holy Loch Inn - particular thanks to landlord Craig and his team for coping so well with the numbers!

You can now see the current weather from the instruments on the roof of our clubhouse, plus the webcam looking over our slipway and towards Cumbrae and the Kyles, on our website - follow the links below:

The new weather display does not require Flash Player to operate, so should perform better on phones and tablets.

The next cruise in company is the extended cruise, "round" the Mull of Kintyre, 2nd - 10th September. Watch the cruising group Facebook page for the latest information. Meet in the clubhouse 0930 Saturday 2nd September for final discussions.

The final weekend cruise in company is 23-24 September, destination to be decided.

The season concludes with a social evening on Saturday 14th October. All members are cordially invited, and hopefully will give us a flavour of their cruising season.

Cruising notes are now on the web site - our collective experience of cruising the Firth of Clyde, and the nearer parts of the fantastic west coast! See Remember the cruising group page on the web site,

Entries are open for the full programme of racing and socials during Regatta Week from 26th August to 3rd September.  There is an early entry discount for entering the Regatta Weekend before the 19th August, and also a discount for entering all parts together. Entry forms and NOR can be found at the following links:

The entry form for the Regatta Weekend can be used to enter all parts.

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

Monday - 18:30 to 22:00
Tuesday - 18:30 to 22:00
Wednesday- 12:00 to 14:30 then 18:30 to 22:00
Thursday - 12:00 to 14:30 then 18:30 to 22:00
Friday - 12:00 to 14:30 then 18:30 to 22:00
Saturday - 12:00 to 14:30 then 18:30 to 22:00
Sunday - 12:00 to 14:30 then 18:30 to 22:00

Last orders for food are 8pm Friday and 5:30pm Sunday
Last orders 30 minutes before closing time
If the bar is empty the staff reserve the right to close before 9pm



Largs Regatta Week, 26th Aug - 3rd Sept - full programme of racing and social events, a hectic Youth Sailing Week, with 41 young sailors having a great time, updates on the cruising group, forthcoming social events at the club - 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 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
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Wed 23rd Aug 2017
Evening Club Racing for Dinghies and Cats
Sat 26th Aug 2017
Cal Mac LRW starts with racing round the cans, and round the Island
Tue 29th Aug 2017
CalMac LRW continues with a series of evening races
Sat 2nd Sep 2017
Finish the Cal Mac LRW with some short handed passage racing.
Sat 2nd Sep 2017
Extended cruise in company, 2nd-10th September