Bag Packing Morissons 21.12.18

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 thanks to all the club members who gave up their time to assist.

Castle 2 Crane race 15.9.18

Our two skiffs took part in the Dumbarton Castle to Finneston Crane race (13miles),to celebrate The Clyde Built Festival along with 75 other rowing craft of which 61 were St Ayles skiffs.Ailsa Lass was entered in the Mens 50+category and came in 3rd place in a time of 1.58.03. Marr Voyager was entered into the Mixed 50+ IMG-20180915-WA0001category

 

and came in 3rd place in a time of 2.12.49.Ailsa Lass was 4th overall and Marr Voyager was 9th.

Stranraer Regatta 18.8.18

Along with thirteen other clubs we took part in this regatta which was over a 2km course.Troon finished seventh overall and in the Mens Open we finished a close fourth only being beaten by Dundrum (current World Champions),North Berwick (overall regatta winners) and Killyliegh from Ireland.The 2019 World Championships will be held in Stranraer over this course and this was a great test of the facilities available.

 

Largs(FOCCRS) Regatta 14.7..18

A great day was had by our club and the 11 other skiffs taking part.Our Open Men and Over 50s men took first place in their heats and a great third place in both their finals.Troon was also third in the Duncan Winning challenge(a 3km row over to Cumbrae.Prestwick skiff won this race with our member Mike Downey in stroke position.Our club ended 7th out of 12 skiffs in the overall plac

 

ing.Thanks to FOCCRS for their hospitality and organising a great regatta.