RYA Navigation Classes - enrolment evening - Monday 28th September

Day Skipper / Coastal Skipper / Yachtmaster navigation classes
Mon 28th Sep 2015

Night classes for the RYA Day Skipper and Yachtmaster Coastal / Offshore Shorebased Courses. The Day Skipper course (Monday evenings) provides a sound introduction to navigation, chart work and other aspects of boating. The RYA Yachtmaster Coastal / Offshore course (Wednesday evenings) with exams is for more experienced sailors with an understanding of the principles introduced at Day Skipper level.

The courses run for 20 weeks, 7-9pm over the winter period, in our clubhouse. The cost of each course is £220 (includes RYA packs). To register please contact Cumbrae on 01475 530 757, or e-mail cumbraecentre@sportscotland.org.uk, or turn up on registration night, Monday 28th September.

Bart's Bash - a great afternoon's sailing!

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On Sunday 20th September Largs SC ran its Sunday racing as part of the Bart's Bash, a world-wide handicap race, commemorating the life of Olympic gold medallist Andrew (Bart) Simpson.

We were supported in spirit by Mark Andrews, one of Largs SC's most successful sailors - former Finn World Junior champion, long time training partner of Ben Ainslie, and a friend of Bart's. Mark will be sailing on the south coast, under his LSC burgee, and had this to say:

".. Bart was a good friend of mine, a fellow Finn sailor, and was very inspirational to me both when I first started in the Finn and later in my sailing career. He would always be interested ...

Halloween special

Halloween supper with cruising group log competition prizegiving
Sat 31st Oct 2015

Great turnout at the Halloween Party. Members enjoyed a themed evening with the club decorated with all manner of spooky items. Fun and games included the Cruising group "Blooper" award, a Halloween short quiz, best costume award, Halloween "who am I" and  best Pumpkin award. Great buffet provided by our new Club Steward Avril.

Bart's Bash 2015

Join in the world's biggest sailing event!
Sun 20th Sep 2015

Sunday was this year's celebration of the world's largest sailing event, Bart's Bash, in memory of the tragic death of Olympic gold medallist Andrew "Bart" Simpson in training for the 2013 America's Cup. Last year's first event had 30,734 sailors in 60 countries sailing over 50,000 miles, The target for this year is to have the biggest sporting event, so both of our sunday races were entered.  We were supported in spirit by Mark Andrews, one of Largs SC's most successful sailors - former Finn World Junior champion, long time training partner of Ben Ainslie, and a friend of Bart's. Mark will be sailing on the south coast, under his LSC burgee, and had this to say

LSC Cadet Regatta

A great day with over 50 dinghies racing and over 80 Junior sailors on the water - great thanks to John and Johnathans leadership. What a contrast to yesterday. Well done everyone involved in organising and running. See our Facebook page link below for some great photos of the day.

Largs Regatta Week 2016 - Note in your diary now for a great fun filled week of racing and socials.

Note in your diary now for a great fun filled week of racing and socials.
Sat 27th Aug 2016 to Sat 3rd Sep 2016

The week's racing starts on Saturday August 27 2016 with the Cumbraes Weekend, followed by three nights of racing mid-week in the 100 Guineas Series, and concludes with the Hems Kalis Open Dinghy series and Round Arran Keelboat race on Saturday September 03 2016.

 

Largs Regatta Week supported by Cal Mac Ferries Ltd.

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