MARCH / EASTER NEWSLETTER

Looks forward to the major RYA Youth Championships, with the best young sailors in the UK competing. And a Royal visitor!
Also updates on club sailing (prizegiving Sunday 25th March), sail training, RNLI lifejacket clinic, and clubhouse news!
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Sail training information and enrolment evening

Sail training information and enrolment evening
Thu 15th Mar 2018

The clubhouse was busy at the LSTA's information evening, with returning cadets, new cadets, and parents hearing of the season's plans from Johnathan Briggs, then Bill Forsyth about clothing and other practicalities. Courses start on Monday 23rd April. For more information, and to book junior and adult courses, see here.

New for 2018 is a new race group called the “Largs Development Squad”. This will be for dedicated race training with the goal of making the kids more competitive in races. We only have 12 places for this squad and to get it you must own your own Topper, Oppie or Laser.

RYA National Youth Championships: volunteer information session

Informal info session
Sun 11th Feb 2018

Come along and find out about the volunteering opportunities during the RYA National Youth Championships. There will be an informal sesion in the club from 2pm on Sunday 11th  February when volunteer coordinators will be on hand to answer questions and help you get involved. The bar will be open for snacks and drinks, so come laong and join in!

RYA National Youth Championships - some great photographs!

National Youths
Fri 30th Mar 2018 to Fri 6th Apr 2018

We hosted the 2018 RYA Youth National Championships from March 30th -  April 6th 2018, with around 250 sailors competing, in often challenging conditions. Monday and Tuesday's racing had to be cancelled due to winds of over 45 knots at times, but racing was possible on Wednesday afternoon, and Thursday's racing had warm sunshine! Friday was again breezy ..

Click on "read more" to see a small selection of Marc Turner's great photographs of the event. Full set here - http://www.rya.org.uk/racing-events/2018-youth-nationals/Pages/gallery.aspx.

Fundraising evening for Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Join in this lively fundraiser, with live music, games, raffles and more...
Sat 3rd Feb 2018

The Ellen MacArthur fundraiser at Largs SC raised £1200 for this great charity, which helps young people in recovery from cancer. This message from the Ellen MacArthur team:
A special thanks to the Largs Sailing Club, Largs Marina, and The Fencebay Band we'd also like to thank all of the local businesses and people who donated raffle prizes. We couldn't have done it with out you!
The money raised will enable more young people to live, dream, achieve and embrace life again after the devastation of illness!

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