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Tiree Maritime Trust
Thursday 3rd November 2016
7.30 pm @ the Noust
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.
The 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
|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
|3||Mamie Jean II||Martin Finnigan|
Traditional Tiree Dipping Lug Class
|Ret||Cathadh Mara||Micheal Holliday|
We look forward to seeing everyone at the 2017 Tiree Regatta.
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
- Beer and burgers at the Lodge.
Come along and join the fun!
Parking at the Lodge Hotel and Kirkapol Church
Tiree Annual Regatta
Saturday 30th July 2016
(In front of the Lodge Hotel)
Dinghy Race (1pm)
Lug Boat Race (3pm)
Shore Events Including
Sand Castle Competition
Come along and join the fun.
Events and timings are weather dependent and may be subject to change.
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-5pm
Sail Training at Loch Bhasapol
Sat 21st 10am-1pm
Sat 21st 2pm-5pm
Sun 22st 10am-1pm
Sun 22st 2pm-5pm
Learn to sail in our new fleet of dinghies with a RYA certified instructor.
Open to the whole community.
Children must be 8 or over and accompanied by an adult
£20 for 12 months Maritime Trust Sailing Club membership (Under 18’s £10)
£5 per training session.
Sat 21st – Sun 22nd May –
Sail Training Weekend
Loch Bassapol (See separate advert)
Friday 27th May – Open Afternoon at the Noust
Tea and Cakes
3:00pm – 5:00pm The Noust
June – Sailing Club Sessions
Every Friday 5:00pm – 7:00pm Loch Bassapol
Saturday 30th July – Tiree Annual Regatta
August – Summer Sail Training
September – Sailing Club Sessions
Every Friday 5:00pm – 7:00pm Loch Bassapol
17th/18th September – Bart’s Bash
World’s Largest Sailing Event