LOCH TUMMEL SAILING CLUB
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Welcome to the homepage for Loch Tummel Sailing Club. Here you are able to find information about club open meetings, other events, racing results and news. You can also contact members of the committee.
Loch Tummel Sailing Club is situated on the south shore of the loch, approximately 12 miles west of Pitlochry, in the heart of beautiful Perthshire. Travel time from Perth is under an hour.
A variety of boats of boats are sailed from the club, these include, Flying Fifteen & Yeoman keel boats, Laser(s), RS 200 and 400, Topper, Optimist, Spice & National 12 dinghy's and Catamarans. In addition the club owns two Pico dinghies which are available to members for use as single or two crew boats. These are also used for club training. No powerboats other than for safety purposes are permitted.
The club was opened in 1960 with a handful of enthusiastic local members. Today the membership, covering a wide geographical spread, includes many family members. The essence of the club is a friendly sailing environment for all, especially families. The club runs racing every Sunday from April until October with a regular turnout of 15 - 20+ boats. Two races take place each day i.e. at 1200 and 1400 hours with the option of a third race, subject to conditions and demand.
For those who prefer cruising there is plenty of space on the loch for everyone. Our sailing area extends from west of the jetty to the island which lies beneath the famous Queen's View.
Members each have a key and can use the club and its facilities, which include clubroom and kitchen, changing rooms with showers, stores and workshop areas and access to rescue boats.
The club grounds provide ample space for picnics and parking for cars and boats. Limited moorings for keelboats are available.
Subscription Rates 2002
Family - £110
Single - £65
Student - £22
Cadet - £10
Non Sailing Member - £10
No charge is made for dinghy parking.
OPEN DAY 1st June 2002Everyone is welcome and experience is not required as there will be members on hand to take visitor's for a sail. Full safety cover will be available all day to ensure that everyone has a safe, fun and enjoyable day. For more information please contact the sailing secretary. If possible please confirm your attendance.
Once again Tummel is hosting the now famous Topper camp, places are limited so don't delay. For information please contact Donnie Meldrum at Lochaber Yacht Club
Tummel Week 2002 - 21/7/02 - 26/7/02
Something new for 2002, Tummel week is Beginning on Sunday 21th July (briefing at 1000) and ending on Friday 26th July. A family week of fun and competitive sailing which attracts visitors from all over the country. Morning and evening races are held each day, except Wednesday evening. A program of entertainment both afloat and ashore for all ages is organised e.g. cycle run, hill walk etc. Limited camping is available in the club grounds but must be pre booked, under 18's require adult supervision (over 25)
Tummel Regatta 2002 - 14,15 /9/02
The last major regatta on the Scottish Dinghy Racing Circuit, attracting a regular turnout of more than 100 boats from all over. Competition is keen but the social scene is better.
Notice of Race Loch Tummel Sailing Club Annual Regatta 2002 To be sailed on Loch Tummel near Pitlochry on the following days.
Saturday 14 September 2002 - Briefing at Race Office 1200hrs, Race 1 Start 1300hrs, Race 2 & 3 Start To be announced at briefing
Sunday 15 September 2002 - Race 4 Start 1030hrs, Race 5 & 6 Start To be announced at briefing
Registration can be completed at the Club house on Saturday 14 September between 0900 and 1200. Travellers include : Laser , Radial , Fireball , Scottish Europe , Albacore and Enterprise . Plus Fast and Slow Handicaps ( Monohulls Only ) Entry Fees : Doublehander £18 Singlehander £15
It is club policy to provide training. Areas covered include powerboat handling and rescue sailboat handling for beginners, race training and race management.
Club Series, trophy and open race results appear here.
New members are always welcome. Experienced sailors are quickly absorbed into club activities and those with less experience, or beginners are given all the help and encouragement they need to get going. Where ever you hail from we would like to hear from you, local's especially.
Contact our honorary secretary Belinda Martin at: - Burnbrae House, East Dron, Bridge of Earn, Perthshire, PH2 9HG
Telephone on (01738) 813551
E-mail to Secretary
You can contact Loch Tummel Sailing Club at: - lochtummelsailingclub.co.uk
Or our Flag Officers can be contacted at their email addresses or phone numbers below.
Commodore telephone (0131) 552 8680
Vice Commodore/Sailing Secretary telephone (0131) 443 3078
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Updated on 04/02/02