A great time was had by all at the climax of the LSTA training season, with racing on Saturday, a family party on Saturday evening, and fun and the prizegiving on Sunday. Immense thanks to everyone involved, afloat and ashore, for a great season!
Click on "read more" to see all the photographs, and for full details of all the prizewinners etc, see pages 2-4 of the October newsletter - click on the pdf file icon below.
Extended Cruise in Company - maybe "around" the Mull of Kintyre - Saturday 12th to Sunday13th August.
Meet in the clubhouse at 0930 on Saturday morning. Possible circumnavigation of the Mull of Kintyre, clockwise or anti-clockwise, depending on the weather forecast, and maybe using the Crinan Canal. Likely stops in Campbeltown, Rathlin, Gigha etc
Cruise coordinators TBA.
As with all cruising matters, check the cruising group Facebook page for the latest information.
Extended Cruise in Company - round Loch Fyne - 2nd-6th September
The cruise in company "round the Mull of Kintyre" became a "round Loch Fyne" cruise, in view of the forecast, with 7 boats joining in - Corshyecan, Aliandy, Bethany, Carpe Diem, Inclination, Night Owl, and Sunshine.
An added reason to socialise was to celebrate Marilyn's Robertson's significant birthday, with group meals in Starfish in Tarbert, and the Oystercatcher at Otter Ferry. Plus of course the pre-dinner gatherings on each other's boats - many thanks to Corshyecan, Aliandy, and Inclination for their generous hospitality.
Click on "read more" for more photographs and text.
For Formula Windsurf, Raceboard, RS:X, Techno, Open Class
Sat 8th Jul 2017
Stop Press - After Largs SC's Andy Brown took Bronze at the International RS:X Olympic Windsurfing Youth World Championships on Lake Garda, Italy, it has just been announced that he has been selected to represent British Youth Sailing at the 2017 Youth World Champs in China this December! Well done Andy!!
The Scottish Open Windsurfing Championships over the weekend of 8-9 July had a range of boards competing in ideal conditions on the Saturday, but less summery conditions on the Sunday. Many congratulations to all the winners:-
Land Rover Ben Ainslie Racing America's Cup Roadshow!
Sat 3rd Jun 2017
Come and learn more about Land Rover BAR's Challenge for the 35th America's Cup with hands-on interactive experiences, relax and enjoy Land Rover's hospitality, including the chance to experience the all-new LR Discovery, and see the new towing capability in action.
America's Cup action will also be shown on a big screen in the car park.
This is an invitation-only event, exclusive to members of Largs Sailing Club and annual berth holders at Largs Yacht Haven. Spaces are very limited, soregister nowby following the link in the recent e-news. You then need to select your venue - Largs on Saturday 3rd June is the only Scottish venue.
Another bumper edition, with so much going on, afloat and ashore. Open the link to read about social sailing, racing and cruising happenings, our younger members' weekend on a big (72'!) boat, and Dame Ellen MacArthur starting her Cancer Trust's Round Britain Relay. Ashore, the clubhouse is now open 7 days, and we have the Land Rover / Ben Ainslie Racing Roadshow on 3rd June. And much more! Read on!
NEW! A series of social sailing evenings to encourage greater participation in dinghy sailing and use of LSC onshore facilities.
In response to requests from members, we are providing safety support for independent sailing, not instruction or coaching, providing a safe environment for any member wishing to sail outwith our organised racing and training programmes.