Sailing Club Steward

Largs Sailing Club is inviting applications for the position of Club Steward. Primary duties are to manage the bar and provide bar meals for our members. The position would suit those who have experience in bar work and working with the supply chain. Basic catering experience is also required. Applications are invited from individuals or there is a potential for a job share. Annualised hours are 34/ week with more hours in the sailing season (April/Sept) and much shorter hours at other times.

August newsletter

Full information on our major event, Largs Regatta Week, 22-29 August, with its great programme of racing, and social functions - marquee party on Saturday 22nd, and regatta dinner Friday 28th.

Also quiz night this Friday, cruise in company this weekend, extended cruise leaving Sunday 30th etc. Open the attached pdf file to read more!

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LRW Cumbraes Weekend - Slip Management Volunteers

The Cumbraes Weekend is just over 4 days away - August 22nd and 23rd 2015. We are now finalising the weekend and the volunteers we need.

We would particularly like to get some more members to assist in Slip duties - launching/recovery, trolley placement, tally management, etc. Physical dexterity varies from needing to be reasonably agile for launching, to purely clerical when it comes to tally management.

The timing - about 10.30 to 17.00 on Saturday, and 10.00 to 15.00 on Sunday, but any part of that appreciated - one day, half day, etc.

Clyde Etchells Championship at Cumbraes Weekend

Windward Leeward racing on the Big course for the Etchells
Sat 22nd Aug 2015 to Sun 23rd Aug 2015

The Etchells class are again keen to come to Largs again, this year they will be holding the 2015 Clyde Etchells class championship as part of the Cumbraes weekend. In addition to the Windward Leeward races on 22nd August, the regatta committee will be running more on Sunday 23rd August. Boats can be towed to and from Largs, and tows will be available to help get in and out of the Yacht Haven.

With the number of dinghies and keelboats expected to enter the socials on Saturday night are expected to be great.

Entry forms and further information can be found at www.largsregttaweek.co.uk

LRW at a glance - all the Action and Socials

Tues/Wed/Thurs - Mid week series for 100 guineas prize money - Apres race supper available all evenings Friday - Regatta Dinner with guest speakers Jim McIlwraith and Angus Scott, recently returned from Azores and Back 2 handed race, tell their tales and give tips for Scottish Two Handed Race. Australian flavour BBQ, tickets £14 each from LYH and LSC Saturday - Scottish Two Handed Race - Hems Kalis Dinghy Series Sunday 30th - Competitor brunch followed by prizegiving of overall awards 12 noon.

Clubhouse now on summer hours

With the start of the full summer activities, and the sail training programme, the clubhouse is now open every day. Details are in the box below left, but in summary:

     Mon/Tue  1830-2200  .......  Wed/Thu/Fri  1200-2200  .......  Sat  1000-2200  .......  Sun  1200-1800

The bar will serve hot and cold drinks during these times. Midweek snacks will be available from 12 – 2pm, and after 4.30pm.

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