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.

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Arran regatta Lamlash Bay 15th/16th June 2018.

On Friday evening a group of our team members met in The Pierhead Tavern for a meal and drinks.

After a soggy start on Saturday the weather improved and our team had two firsts and a third place in individual races and came 5th overall out of 11 teams. Arran were the overall regatta winners.Arran club supplied soup,rolls and salad with tea and coffee.On Saturday night a barbeque was arranged along with wine,beer and a DJ.

On Sunday 6 teams took part in the Hamilton Rock challenge which was a demanding 6.2 Km row from Lamlash pier round the rock and back into a stiff wind.FOCCRS won this inaugural challenge. Troon came 6th with two rowers from FOCCRS making up our team.