This event ended on June 11, 2016 12:00 AM BST

The St Kilda Challenge 2016

An annual international yacht race from Lochmaddy, North Uist to St Kilda. 

from Jun 9, 2016 hours 00:00 (UTC +01:00)
to Jun 11, 2016 hours 00:00 (UTC +01:00)

Lochmaddy, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Regno Unito


from Jun 9, 2016 hours 00:00 (UTC +01:00)
to Jun 11, 2016 hours 00:00 (UTC +01:00)


Lochmaddy, Na h-Eileanan an Iar, Regno Unito

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With a series of national partners to vigorously and sympathetically promote The St Kilda Challenge within the international yacht racing community, Comann na Mara this year (2015) launch the annual Category 3 yacht race from Lochmaddy to St Kilda and return.

To this end under the auspices of Comann na Mara ( The Society of the Sea ) a Race Advisory Board has been created from within the following institutions; Caledonian MacBrayne, Scottish Sailing Institute, Ocean Youth Trust, National Trust for Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, Highlands & Islands Enterprise and Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar.

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Initial Calendar of Events

Thursday 9 June 2016

Yachts arrive at Lochmaddy

Official Evening Reception and Onshore Entertainment

Friday 10 June 2016

Parade of Sail from Lochmaddy to Sound of Harris

9am Start of Race

Onshore Programme of Events

Saturday 11 June 2016

Prize Giving

Onshore Programme of Events


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