Events & Notable Dates 2016

Royal West 150th Anniversary 11th  June

Members are encouraged to join us in a trip up the coast to join in the celebrations of this clubs 150 th anniversary, we are not taking our skiff but there will be opportunity to row in a variety of Royal West’s fine crafts, this club has built a wonderful collection of boats over its long history and well worth the trip up the coast to view and row some of these,as ever top hospitality has become a standard from the hosts.Rowing activities expected to start around 2.00pm

Glasgow Taxi day trip to Troon Wednesday 15 July

This year the club intends to have a presence in support of this wonderful event,subject as ever to weather there may be a skiff on show and possibly one in the water in a demonstration of rowing.

Wellington School SAMH charity swim June 19 Lady Isle to Ayr

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Lady Isle

A brave charity swim by Wellington School swimmer Patrick Smith raising funds and awareness for Scottish Association of Mental Health, the swim will be from Lady Isle to Ayr , we are intending accompanying this at a safe distance,

Patrick writes

Hi
Wellington School’s Sixth Year Charity this year is SAMH which stands for Scottish Association for Mental Health. They aim to provide all the help necessary for people struggling with mental illness. To help raise money for them, I have decided to swim from Lady Isle to the beach of Ayr on Sunday 19th June. I’m very grateful to be looked after on the journey by members of the Ayr Sea Cadets and Troon Rowing Club. The link to the just giving page is here https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Patrick-Smith-SAMH. 100% of donations go straight to SAMH and do so much good for people in need.
Members wishing to take part in the accompanying skiff should contact Bob Dawson ASAP. Please do not forget to click on Just Giving link above to pledge whatever you can for this brave venture and excellent cause.

Broughty Ferry 2nd July

Regatta

The Worlds 25th-30th July

World skiff championships at Strangford Lough.

Ballantrae 5th August and 14 August

Friday 5th evening smugglers fun event in costume contraband unloading from tallship  La Malouine

Sunday 14 th skiff races.

Prestwick Prom 13 th August

Demonstration rowing at Prestwick Prom day

North Berwick 27th August

North Berwick Regatta

Largs  FOCCR  3rd September

Regatta

Prestwick 10th September

Regatta  * Note two events on same day attendance will be subject to uptake

Queensferry 10th September

Regatta

Maidens  The Exciseman’s Chase 17th September

Carrick Coastal Rowing clubs ever popular Exciseman’s Chase

 

 

 

 

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