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.
James Allen, CEO of RYA Scotland, will be here to talk about and take questions on the new RYAS Strategy, prior to its publication later this month.
This is an opportunity to find out about the new strategy, and what it means for all Scottish clubs.
A bumper edition, as the sailing season gets going - club racing, sail training, cruising in company etc. Also quiz night, RNLI lifejacket clinic, RYAS strategy presentation, clubhouse hours extended to 7 day opening from Mon 24th April, development day update - several actions completed.
And much more - click on the attached pdf for full information!
Some pictures from today's great LSC send-off (look at the crowd on our balcony) for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust Round Britain relay, starting with Ellen doing some boatbuilding with our cadets!!
The five-month voyage will see over 100 young people in recovery from cancer take part in the extraordinary challenge - sailing around Britain in a national relay, celebrating achievement and realising potential. The crews will visit over 60 towns and ports with activities planned in each port. First stop is Glasgow, then Oban, and up the Caledonian Canal, and onwards. More information on the EMCT web site here.
Fair winds and good passages, and we look forward to welcoming the boat back in Largs in September.
There was a full clubhouse for the enrolment evening for this season's learn to sail (or improve your sailing) courses, running from 24th April, through to September, by the Largs Sail Training Association (LSTA), for all ages, eight and upwards. There are still a few places available - contact the club on 01475 670337, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The LSTA has a large fleet of training boats, and volunteer instructors, teaching to RYA qualifications. Full details on the training page of this web site. Adults joining the training can offset their fees against their first year's membership of Largs SC.