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Record Scottish contingent set for GB Rowing Team trials

Posted: April 16, 2014

A record 19 Scots will take to the water at the home of the GB Rowing Team this weekend aiming to produce strong performances and put themselves in contention for a place at the World Rowing and World Rowing Under 23 Championships this summer. Following a winter of open assessments on the water and the ergometer, the GB Rowing Team Senior and Under 23 invitational trials at the Redgrave-Pinsent Rowing Lake in Caversham will see the country’s top oarsmen and women undertake a 1,900 metre time trial followed by seeded semi-finals and finals to produce a clear ranking across each of the four main disciplines.

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Scots compete at Head of the Charles

Posted: October 29, 2013

Three of the 1986 Commonwealth Games Rowing squad headed over to compete at the 49th Head of the Charles Regatta over the weekend of the 19th and 20th October.

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Senior British Championships 2013

Posted: October 24, 2013

Scottish Rowers shine at Inaugural Senior British Championships.

A large number of Scottish Rowers competed over the weekend (19th/20th Oct) at the Senior British Championships hosted at Holme Pierrepoint in Nottingham.

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Elite athletes become apprentice coaches

Posted: October 13, 2013

An apprenticeship programme to support former top-class athletes become coaches has been launched by sportscotland.

The Coaching Futures initiative will see eight sports employ a retiring or retired athlete who will use their knowledge and expertise to help develop and inspire the next generation of champions.

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North Lanarkshire Schools Indoor Rowing Competition

Posted: March 28, 2014

Clyde Valley High School is one of the newest schools in Scotland to take up rowing. A project initiated by Scottish Rowing and North Lanarkshire Council has been set up to offer a wider range of rowing participation opportunities, spreading the delivery of rowing in local schools.

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Scottish Rowing Coaches Conference

Posted:  October 8, 2013

The Scottish Rowing Coaches Conference 2013 was held at Edinburgh University's Centre for Sport and Exercise on the 5th and 6th of October. The conference was well attended by coaches from all over Scotland and we were privileged to have a great line-up of speakers who generously shared their knowledge and experience.

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Scottish Championships 2014

Posted: March 25, 2014

Advance notice of new format for 1x and 2-
The Scottish Rowing Board has asked the Domestic Regatta Organising Committee (DROC) to run a pilot scheme that will operate a new format of racing for the 2014 Scottish Rowing Championships.

This new format aims to raise the profile of the Championships and provide a better, more competitive racing experience for all participants. The format has been used successfully at the British Rowing Championships and BUCS Rowing Championships.

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Scottish Rowing Awards

Posted: October 7, 2013

The Scottish Rowing Awards were presented on Saturday evening in the spectacular setting of the University of Edinburgh's Playfair Library.

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Clydesdale ARC 4's and 8's Head Report

Posted: March 2, 2014

Article reproduced from Clydesdale ARC Website

After a week of worrying weather, we were delighted to be able to run the Fours and Eights Head today, over the long course. This presented challenging river conditions, particularly at the railway bridge and marshalling at the start, but all crews handled the conditions admirably.

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Conference, Dinner and AGM

Posted: February 25, 2014

Put the 25th and 26th of October in your diaries!

On Saturday 25th of October there will be a one day club conference which will be followed in the evening by the unmissable Annual Scottish Rowing Awards Dinner. The Scottish Rowing AGM is being held on Sunday the 26th October.

All of these events will be taking place in Aberdeen with the venues to be confirmed nearer the time.

GB Junior Trials

Posted: February 25, 2014.

The GB Junior Trials took place in Boston, Lincs on February 22nd. Although scheduled to take place over the full weekend, Sundays racing had been cancelled in advance due to the horrendous winds that were due to hit.

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World Rowing Masters, Varese - Report

Posted: September 16, 2013

Attracted by the prospect of some beautiful scenery, warm weather and Italian cuisine many members of the Scottish Rowing Masters contingent made the journey to Varese for the World Rowing Masters Regatta. Once again there was a record number of entries from all over the world with approximately 3,500 rowers competing and over 9,000 racing seats occupied over the 2 full and 2 half days of racing.
Clubs represented by Scotland were Inverness, Aberdeen, Strathclyde Park, St Andrew, Loch Lomond, Clydesdale and Nithsdale. The trailer towed by Steven Kerr and Iain Wilson was impressively loaded with little space to spare. (Enough however for a couple of new Filippi singles to make the return journey!!)

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