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A tale of two Bostons for University of Edinburgh rower Hart-Winks

Posted: February 24, 2016

A former Highland dancing world champion is working her way up a similar ladder of achievement in rowing.

University of Edinburgh scholar, Robyn Hart-Winks, this month won her GB senior selection trial in Boston, Lincolnshire.  This weekend she competes in Boston, USA, at the World Indoor Rowing Championships.

Read more: A tale of two Bostons for University of Edinburgh rower Hart-Winks

Clydesdale Head - Cancelled

Posted: February 18, 2016

Unfortunately due to the unsafe bridge the Clydesdale Head, due to take place on 12th March 2016, has now been confirmed as cancelled. As soon as we have any more information about when the river will reopen we will provide an update.

Scottish Schools Regional Indoor Championships

Posted: February 9, 2016

The Scottish Schools Regional Indoor Championships will be taking place simultaneously in three cities across Scotland on the 18th of March.

West Regional Champs – Glasgow (Venue to be decided)
East Regional Champs – Edinburgh (Venue: Edinburgh University Pleasance Gym)
North Regional Champs + Rowing Taster Session – Aberdeen (Venue: Aberdeen Schools Rowing Association Boat House)


Read more: Scottish Schools Regional Indoor Championships

Para- Rowing Development Day goes down a storm!

Posted: February 3, 2016

Despite the gruelling and stormy weather Scottish Rowing were joined by coaches, volunteers and athletes from a number of rowing, coastal and para-sport clubs for an exciting and thought provoking day on the development of para-rowing in Scotland.

Read more: Para- Rowing Development Day goes down a storm!

Polmadie Bridge update

Posted: January 28, 2016

We have received the following update from Glasgow Council on the situation with Polmadie Bridge.

"For your information the demolition works at Polmadie Footbridge are at present programmed to be completed in April 2016. The temporary works, to ensure the bridge is removed safely, are programmed to finish in the next few weeks and the demolition works will follow.

The demolition sequence will start on the Southern span and will continue in order to the Northern spans. Access to the river users up/down river may be possible after the Southern river span has been demolished (expected around the beginning of March) but not before"

We will publish any further updates when we receive them.

Capsize & Recovery course

Posted: January 25, 2016

If you are interested in undertaking one of our UKCC Level 2 Rowing Coaching courses in 2016 you need to complete the Capsize and Recovery Training course. We will be running a series of these over the course of the year.

Who is it for?
Pre-requisite workshops for those wishing to attend a UKCC Level 2 Coaching in Rowing
Qualified UKCC Level 2 and above coaches to revisit this training
Cost: £26

Saturday 19th March – Western Baths (Glasgow)
Saturday 16th July – Pinkston Watersports Centre (Glasgow)
Saturday 26th November – Western Baths (Glasgow)

To book onto any of these dates please email: mark.senter@scottish-rowing.org.uk or telephone 01698 250206.

Para-Rowing Development Day

Posted: January 21, 2016

Para sport is high on the sporting agenda across the UK, and Scottish Rowing wants to be at the forefront of these exciting and inspirational developments.

Para rowing has the ability to change a person's life. It can be an aid to recovery, it can help  in the management of illness and disabilities and it can give people a very important competitive outlet, and a new lease on life.

Scottish Rowing has already begun to build a base on which we can continue to grow para rowing, and now we need you.

We want to educate rowers, coaches, umpires, and volunteers on what it means to be a para rower and how to support them.

Read more: Para-Rowing Development Day

Revised 2016 Event Calendar

Posted: January 19, 2016

A revised 2016 racing calendar is now available on the website. The Aberdeen 8s Head has moved from Saturday 20 February to Saturday 26 March. The Clyde 3 Heads event, cancelled due to bad conditions in October 2015, has been rescheduled to Saturday 20 February. Nithsdale Regatta will now be held on Saturday 30 April.

Revised 2016 event calendar.

Strathclyde Park Loch Closure

Posted: January 12, 2016

Unfortunately due to required maintenance works North Lanarkshire Council will be closing Strathclyde Park Loch to all users in early February, these dates are not fixed and may be subject to change due to weather conditions. The works are expected to take approximately 4 weeks to complete. Any questions or concerns about this closure should be directed to North Lanarkshire Council.

HIR 2016 Registration Open

Posted: January 5, 2016

Registration is now open for Seniors, Juniors and Coaches who want to represent Scotland at this years Home International Regatta in Cardiff Bay on the 23rd of July.

To be eligible for selection you must have completed the online registration form by Friday the 22nd of January. More details are available on the Rowing for Scotland page.


Para Rowing Talent ID Day

Posted: December 18, 2015



Scottish Rowing is running a Para Rowing Talent ID Day on the 31st January 2016 and we are looking for athletes to come and take part.

Read more: Para Rowing Talent ID Day

Scottish Schools Indoor Rowing Championships Results

Published: November 21, 2015

The Scottish Schools Indoor Rowing Championships was held on Friday the 20th of November at Bellahouston Sports Centre, Glasgow. Over 520 students from schools all over Scotland took part. A report about the event will be released soon.

SSIRC Results