Ailsa Lass ready to return to Troon Yacht Haven after refurbishment completed 20.11.17 Both our skiffs will be undergoing their annual maintenance and refurbishment commencing on 16th Oct 2017.Each skiff will be out off service for a period of three weeks and work will be carried out by club members at the Scottish […]
Our club took part in the annual Ballantrae Smugglers Chase which involved various classes of races out to a bouy and return to the shore.The day finished with a row out to the sailing ship La Mouline to take on contrabrand and land it ashore.FOCCRS were the overall winners by one point from Troon.
Our club took part in the regatta at Largs Yacht Haven organised by Firth of Clyde Coastal Rowing Club(FOCCRS).14 clubs took part from around Scotland and also from Ireland and Holland.In perfect weather conditions a series of sprints were held.No medals for Troon but a gr eat day out.The day ended with a Tug of […]
Interesting sea conditions at Prestwick regatta made rowing a challenge but the return surfing to the finish line was fun. No medals for Troon at this regatta but an enjoyable time was had by all. Thanks to Prestwick for organising a great day and supplying superb catering all day finished with an Indian curry spread […]
On Saturday 23rd September both our skiffs took part in the 13 mile race from Dumbarton Castle to the Finneston Crane as part of the Clydebuilt Festival at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow. 75 boats took part including 45 St Ayles skiffs from all over the UK and also Ireland and Holland. Troon’s skiff Marr […]
Nine clubs including two from Northern Ireland took part in the annual Excisemans Chase organised by Carrick Coastal Rowing Club. The Excisemans Chase is a enactment of the past when smugglers landed contrabrand at the Gas Bay beach below Culzean Castle. It involves rowing from Maidens harbour to the Gas Bay and collecting contraband and […]
We took our lovely skiff Marr Voyager and joined 16 other St Ayles skiffs and over one hundred other boats of all types at the official opening of the new Queensferry Crossing bridge. It was a fantastic, magical event with a great feeling of achievement being felt by all.
On a blustery late June Saturday in Lamlash Bay our club beat five other local west coast coastal rowing clubs to be crowned overall regatta champions. Out of eight races we came first in five. A wonderful performance and congratulations to all members who took part. This is the first regatta our club has won […]