Helensburgh Sailing Club is situated 25 miles northwest of Glasgow and offers sailors the opportunity to sail in a beautiful part of Scotland in the safe, yet exciting inshore waters of the upper Firth of Clyde. We offer dinghy and keelboat racing and cruising and are an RYA accredited training centre.
Would you like to learn to team race?
Team racing is a fun, engaging type of sail racing, suitable for all ages and abilities. It is sociable and action-packed, and improves boat handling and rules knowledge.
The crew of Sigmatic (Donald McLaren, Ian MacArthur, Ian Chatten, daughter Katie Littlefield and husband Richard - all HSC - plus Stu Christie) won with four 1sts two 2nds and four 3rds - discarding a 3rd to count 17 points - in a closely fought battle which saw Alan Harper from Cove come second overall, just beating four times champion Tim Goodbody into third.
This was a repeat "Scottish Raiders" performance matching the Dun Laoghaire outcome in 2012. The fleet had entries from Scotland, N Ireland, Ireland, Isle of Man, NW England, Wales and SW England. Ten races at Abersoch in 12-20 knots of rock steady NNW winds.
Champagne Sailing in every sense!
Sunday 8th June saw the annual Yvonne Armstrong Trophy contested as usual in Garelochs hosted by RNCYC, three great races in a building breeze saw both of Helensburgh Sailing Club's teams take 1st and 2nd place overall. Winners were Ali Gray & Alan McIntosh runners up were David Abraham & Ewen McIntosh.