Some pictures from today's great LSC send-off (look at the crowd on our balcony) for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain relay, starting with Ellen doing some boatbuilding with our cadets!!
The five-month voyage will see over 100 young people in recovery from cancer take part in the extraordinary challenge - sailing around Britain in a national relay, celebrating achievement and realising potential. The crews will visit over 60 towns and ports with activities planned in each port. First stop is Glasgow, then Oban, and up the Caledonian Canal, and onwards. More information on the EMCT web site here.
Fair winds and good passages, and we look forward to welcoming the boat back in Largs in September.
There was a full clubhouse for the enrolment evening for this season's learn to sail (or improve your sailing) courses, running from 24th April, through to September, by the Largs Sail Training Association (LSTA), for all ages, eight and upwards. There are still a few places available - contact the club on 01475 670337, or email@example.com.
The LSTA has a large fleet of training boats, and volunteer instructors, teaching to RYA qualifications. Full details on the training page of this web site. Adults joining the training can offset their fees against their first year's membership of Largs SC.
Sunday 26th March - Mother's Day - special vintage afternoon tea! Enjoy a special afternoon tea of cakes and sandwiches, served in vintage bone china, on embroidered linen! 12:30 to 5 p.m. Book in advance with Avril, 01475 670022, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Following the successful inaugural event last year, it's time for LSC Boat Jumble 17. Open to non members and members, reserve a table NOW....£5 for sellers. Set up will be from 11am on the day. Pre-book your table by calling 01475 670022 or emailing email@example.com.
Upcoming social events - Quiz Night, Scottish Night; Largs SC members scoop awards at RYAS event; Development Day summary; new facilities at Tarbert; Largs Yacht Haven is UK Marina of the Year, and a tribute to May Murray. Read much more in the pdf file.
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.ukfor full results.
Click on "read more" for more photographs, and also look at the September newsletter (link at bottom left of this home page).
Scottish Night - 7.00 pm for the piping in of the haggis at 7.30
Sat 25th Feb 2017
A relaxed evening with Scottish-themed food and inhouse entertainment provided by club stalwarts. Starting with a nod to Burns, the haggis will be piped in by Mr Bob Randall and addressed by Mr George Hutchinson. Our MC Bob Byers will then introduce a surprising array of talent from your own club membership, with music, singing, and recital already promised during an excellent meal. Booking essential for this popular event.
The entertainers list is now pretty full, but if anyone has a burning desire to do a turn, especially younger members - contact Marilyn Lord, firstname.lastname@example.org, 01294 829286.