Welcome to Tiree Maritime Trust

Tiree Maritime Trust is a registered charity based on the Isle of Tiree. It was founded in 2005 and its main aims are:

Tiree Regatta 2010“(1) To advance education, training and pass on skills in traditional boat building and boat maintenance,
(2) To encourage the preservation of the traditional wooden working boats of Tiree and the maritime heritage that surrounds them,
(3) To encourage local interest in the maritime heritage of Tiree as a recreational activity in the interest of social welfare”

This web site outlines some of the Maritime Tradition of Tiree and the recent attempts to preserve not only its historic boats but the skills required to maintain them.

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Celebration of the Sea – Lunch Cafe – An Talla 28/10/17

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Tiree Maritime Trust AGM 06/11/2017

Tiree Maritime Trust

AGM

Monday 6th November 2016

5.00 pm @ the Noust

All Welcome

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2017 Tiree Annual Regatta – Cancelled

As a mark of respect following the tragic death of 8 year old Kayla MacDonald Tiree Maritime Trust have cancelled the Tiree Annual Regatta that was scheduled for Saturday 29th of July. Our thoughts are very much with all the family and friends of Kayla at this extremely sad and difficult time.

Tiree Annual Regatta
Saturday 29th July 2017
Gott Bay
(In front of the Lodge Hotel)
Everyone Welcome
Starts 1pm
Dinghy Race (1pm)
Lug Boat Race (3pm)
All sailing boats must pre-register:
contact Sandy 220829, Jo 220570 or email
Shore Events Including
Raft Race
Welly Throwing
Sand Castle Competition
Kayak Race
SUP Race
Come along and join the fun.
Events and timings are weather dependent and may be subject to change.

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Sail Training 6th – 7th May 2017

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Tiree Maritime Trust AGM 03/11/2016

Tiree Maritime Trust

AGM

Thursday 3rd November 2016

7.30 pm @ the Noust

All Welcome

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Barts Bash 2016

This weekend Tiree Maritime Trust will again be taking part in the Worlds Largest sailing race Bart’s Bash.

Bart’s Bash is a global sailing race taking place at hundreds of venues, with thousands of sailors in hundreds of different classes of boat around the world.

We will be racing our fleet of dinghies at Loch Bhasapol on Saturday 17th September from 2pm.


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Tiree Regatta 2016

dscn3197The new venue at Gott Bay proved to be very popular with everyone who attended. The shore events were well attended, with SUP races, Kayak races, a sandcastle and sand art competition as well as throwing the fisherman’s welly which was very popular with kids and grown-ups alike. The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust had an interesting stand with information on whale and dolphin recording. It was great to see so many people on the beach all having fun in the sun.

For the first time in a number of years a separate dinghy race was held. It was great to see members of the new Tiree Maritime Trust’s sailing club taking part, with many only having started sailing May this year at our community sail training weekend. A special mention should be made of our youngest sailors Gabby Le Roux sailing with her dad Paul and Roxy Le Roux skippering the dinghy with her mum Sarah the acquitted themselves  admirably in their first sailing race.

There was also a good field in the open sailing and traditional Tiree dipping lug boat classes. With a close inshore course the spectators were able to get a great view of Tiree’s distinctive sailing boats in action.

Tiree Maritime Trust would like to give a big thank you to everyone involved in this year’s Regatta. We would like to thank Kris and Aisling at the Lodge Hotel for their generous sponsorship of the event; Wild Diamond for running the shore races; William-Angus Maclean, Tim Dunlop and Steph Tanner for providing safety boats;  everyone who helped out on the day and everyone who joined in and made it a great Regatta.

We would also like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the many years of sterling support for the Tiree Regatta provided by the sadly recently departed Johnny Johnston and Angus Munn. The continuing success of the Regatta is due, in no small part, to their efforts.

 

Tiree Regatta 2016 Sailing Results

Dinghy Class

1 Topaz 11185 Micheal Holliday and Jack Lockhart
2 Topaz 11184 Paul Le Roux and Gabby Le Roux
3 Taz 11207 Catriona Spink
4 Topaz 11183 Roxy Le Roux and Sarah Le Roux
5 Taz 11206 Rhoda Meek
6 Topaz 11186 Alun Jones and Jackie Jones

 

Open Sailing Class

1 Nancy Neil McGougan
2 Malin John Patience
3 Mamie Jean II Martin Finnigan

 

Traditional Tiree Dipping Lug Class

1 Morag-Ann Mark Beese
Ret Cathadh Mara Micheal Holliday
Ret Daisy Donnie MacInnes

We look forward to seeing everyone at the 2017 Tiree Regatta.

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2016 Regatta is ON

10299515_811414335626104_5771565266142593437_nFor once the weather gods appear to be smiling on us and the Regatta is ON!

From 1pm Gott Bay (in front of the Lodge Hotel)

  • The first dinghy race is 1pm (skippers meeting 12:30)
  • The dipping lug race 3pm (skippers meeting 2:00) 
  • Lots of shore events including
    • SUP and Kayak racing with Wild Diamondracing
    • Sand castle and sand art competitions
    • Welly throwing
  • Homemade cakes
  • Raffle
  • Beer and burgers at the Lodge.

Come along and join the fun!

Parking at the Lodge Hotel and Kirkapol Church

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2016 Tiree Annual Regatta

Tiree Annual Regatta
Saturday 30th July 2016
Gott Bay
(In front of the Lodge Hotel)
Everyone Welcome
Starts 1pm
Dinghy Race (1pm)
Lug Boat Race (3pm)
Shore Events Including
Welly Throwing
Sand Castle Competition
Kayak Race
SUP Race
Come along and join the fun.
Events and timings are weather dependent and may be subject to change.

 

 

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Open Afternoon 27/05/16

Just a reminder Tiree Maritime Trust are having an ‘open afternoon’ at the Noust in Scarinish tomorrow (Friday 27th May). Come and see our award winning boathouse and our beautiful dipping lug boats. Tea and Cake available. 3pm-5pmBoathouse-Portfolio-2-580x482

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