Largs Regatta Week Cumbraes Weekend

Cal Mac LRW starts with racing round the cans, and round the Island
Sat 26th Aug 2017
Sun 27th Aug 2017

Largs Regatta Week supported by CalMac kicks off with the Cumbraes weekend of racing. On Saturday Keelboats will have up to four races on various courses to the north of Great Cumbrae, Dinghies and Catamarans will race in Largs Channel. On Sunday racing will be round the Island(s) of Cumbrae with a start and finish near the entrance to Largs Yacht Haven.

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is Recruiting

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust takes young people recovering from Cancer and Leukaemia sailing to help rebuild their confidence following treatment. After a succsessful pilot in 2013 they setup a new base in Largs in 2014. They are looking to recruit a Largs Operations and Fundrasing manager to play a key role in their continued expansion and become part of the Trust team.

For more information and a full job description visit their website.

13 January 2015 Start of the new year

Please see the attached pdf for more details on:

  • New Year sail Sunday 4th January report
  • clubhouse maintenance nearly complete - MANY THANKS to all our volunteers
  • clubhouse reopens Friday 16th January
  • quiz night - Friday 16th January
  • weather talk - Sun 18th Jan - 1 p.m.
  • first cruising group winter talk - Sun 25th Jan
  • Oz to UK in a 28' yacht - Friday 30th Jan
  • Ewan Macpherson - sportscotland volunteer of the year
  • Fred Letton - tribute to one of our oldest members

Scottish Night

An evening of music, song and performances by club members
Sat 28th Feb 2015

CHANGE THE DATE  Scottish Night now Saturday 28th February.

The infamous LSC Scottish Night will be on Saturday 28th February Food will be served from 1900 hrs with entertainment from 2000hrs.

Acts to look forward to include Matt Mochar, Alex West and friends, Bob Rutherford, Barber shop quartet, Chris Nichol, Fiona Mochar. Room for more acts, contact George Hutchison,hutch694@yahoo.co.uk.To book please contact Steven 01475670022 or email club-steward@largssc.co.uk

Round Britain in "Kumalie"

An Illustrated talk about sailing round Britain in "Kumalie" a 28 ft traditional yacht.
Fri 30th Jan 2015

An illustrated talk from Campbell Moore describing his recent trip around Britain in a low freeboard 28 foot yacht.
The talk will focus on his trip round the UK raising funds for various charities. He will also give us an idea of what it is like to sail such a small boat from Australia on his honeymoon.
Optional buffet prepared by guest chef Alex from 7pm with talk at 8pm..

Quiz Night

Hot Buffet followed by a fun Quiz
Fri 16th Jan 2015
Fri 13th Feb 2015
Fri 13th Mar 2015
Fri 10th Apr 2015
Fri 8th May 2015

Regular winter quiz night with a range of general knowledge questions for teams of up to about six people. There is normally a different quizmaster each evening so the type and difficulty of the questions is always different. The quiz starts at 8pm following a hot buffet from 6:45pm. 

Barton Spring Warm Up Series

Fleet Launching for Race 1 of the series
2015 racing season kickoff, open to visitors, first start 14:00.
Sun 8th Mar 2015
Sun 15th Mar 2015
Sun 22nd Mar 2015
Sun 29th Mar 2015

The Season kicks off with the warm up open series, this is open to visitors for a small entry fee, which allows them to keep their boats at the club for the duration of the event. We have had a good turn out in previous years. Many Thanks to Barton Marine for their generous sponsorship of the prizes for the event.

E-News 20th December

In this pre-Chrismas issue of the E-News we have a report on the Dinner Dance, and some information about the upcoming winter cruising talks, and the winter socials. The dates for the winter shutdown, and maintanence are also included.
 

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