Our club hosted an inter club event with ACRC members attending returning their invite last year.In cold blustery conditions 500m sprints were held in the Harbour with rows also around the red and green buoys. Club members supplied sandwiches and cakes with tea and coffee.A taxi service was also provided to and from the Arran […]
Ten members of our club took part in the relay row from Perth Sailing club to Wormit. Eight skiffs took part and although it was not a race Troon completed the 25 miles in first place.
Along with single scullers and canoes our club took part in a “Give it a Go” on the River Ayr. Students from Ayr Academy and The West of Scotland University took part in a very successful demonstration that this river is suitable for this type of craft.
Our club has spent the last 6 months building a Wemyss skiff and on the 30th March we held a naming ceremony and and launch at the Troon Yacht Haven slipway.
Our first skiff has had a refurbishment carried over the winter months and returned to service on the 17th March 2019.New footplates were designed and fitted in preparation for the Skiffie Worlds in July this year.
With the University of The West of Scotland considering introducing Water Sports on the River Ayr our club was invited to take part in a trial row.Apart from a muddy launch the row was a success.While taking part we were informed we were the first wooden boat on the River for fifty years.
Training team rowed out and back to Lady Isle and the PM team rowed to L appock Rock and back.This was the first two long rows of the year in perfect weather conditions.
Around twenty members met at the Yacht Haven slipway to celebrate the New Year as we have been doing since the club was formed. Both skiffs were launched in a breezy NW wind and after wards all enjoyed mulled wine, coffee, sausages, mince pies, cake and biscuits.
Our club carried out a fund raising day at Morissons in Troon by bag packing for their customers at the check outs. We raised a total of £950.79 and wish to thank Amy and her staff at Troon allowing us to make this wonderful amount and the generosity of all the shoppers who contributed. Also […]