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News

Scottish Rowing Centre - Gym Closure

Posted: 1 June, 2018

We regret to advise that, as of 31st May 2018, public access to the gym at the Scottish Rowing Centre will be closed.

We are currently in the process of putting new access arrangements in place to ensure that the centre continues to support the sport of rowing by providing access to the facilities through approved activities led by accredited coaches.

If coaches would like to apply for accreditation or receive further information on the accreditation process please contact the Scottish Rowing office at office@scottish-rowing.org.uk.

Meet Scottish Rowing President Martin Claxton

Posted: May 24, 2018

A rowing late starter, it was during an appointment in Bath serving as a Marine Engineer in the Royal Navy that Martin agreed to a request by a newly formed Naval rowing squad to help make up a four.

A year down the track he moved to Scotland where a friend and Loch Lomond Rowing Club member encouraged him along.

Read more: Meet Scottish Rowing President Martin Claxton

Edinburgh athletes part of strong Scottish cohort for World Cup 1

Posted: May 23, 2018

Eight Scots were announced in the team for next weekend’s first World Rowing Cup of 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia (1-3 June) - for three of the younger athletes named in the team of 54 there is a strong Edinburgh connection.

Read more: Edinburgh athletes part of strong Scottish cohort for World Cup 1

Commonwealth Beach Sprint Regatta- Poole 17th-18th August

Posted: May 4, 2018

The first ever Commonwealth Beach Sprints will be held at Sandbanks Beach, Poole in Dorset between the 17th and 18th August, 2018.

Racing will take place in men's and women's coastal singles and doubles as well as a mixed quad event. Racing starts on foot with a beach sprint of between 10m and 50m. Rowers will then enter the boat and slalom the boat around three buoys over a 250m course. They will then row straight back to the beach before exiting the boat and running across the finish line on the beach. You can see a video of the Pescara Beach Spints HERE.

Read more: Commonwealth Beach Sprint Regatta- Poole 17th-18th August

Stirling family effort secures Dee prize

Posted: April 18, 2018

The North East Regatta in Aberdeen on Saturday produced a shock result with the Championship of the Dee trophy being awarded to Stirling Rowing Club.

Read more: Stirling family effort secures Dee prize

Scots Rowing sensation Karen Bennett is Glasgow 2018 Ambassador

Posted: April 16, 2018

Scottish Rowing star Karen Bennett has been unveiled as the next official ambassador for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – the biggest sporting event to be staged in Scotland since the Commonwealth Games.

Read more: Scots Rowing sensation Karen Bennett is Glasgow 2018 Ambassador

Impressive wins for Sinclair and Bennett at GB Rowing Team Trials

Posted: April 16, 2018

Scotland’s Alan Sinclair and Karen Bennett both delivered impressive wins in their respective pairs finals, whilst Scottish Rowing’s group of athletes had their share of fine performances on the final day of the GB Rowing Team Senior, U23 & FISU Trials at Caversham.*
 

Read more: Impressive wins for Sinclair and Bennett at GB Rowing Team Trials

Final GB team trial invites for 13 Scottish Rowing athletes

Posted: April 11, 2018

Scottish Rowing is sending a 13-strong group of its supported athletes to Caversham this week for the GB Rowing Team Senior, Under 23 and FISU trials (14-16 April), the final opportunity to secure places on international teams this season.

Read more: Final GB team trial invites for 13 Scottish Rowing athletes

Strathclyde Park Regatta 2018

Posted: March 31, 2018

Event & Entry information for the 2018 Strathclyde Park Regatta is now available on the new event website www.scotchamps.org

The closing date is Tuesday 17th of April at 5pm. All entries must be made through the RowingEntry online entry system. Full details on how to enter and conditions of entry can be found in the SPR Entry Information.

Tony Dean - Funeral Notice

Posted: February 26, 2018

Tony Dean, of North Kelvinside School R.C. / Glagow Schools R.C., Clydesdale A.R.C., Edinburgh University B.C., Heriot-Watt University B.C., St.Andrew B.C., and North British A.R.C. died on 23rd February after a long illness.

The funeral will take place at 4.30pm on Wednesday 28th at Roselawn Crematorium, Ballygowan Road, Belfast, BT5 7TZ, and thereafter at Belfast Boat Club, Cutters Wharf, Belfast .

JBT Inverness Winter Head and Scottish Students Championship Head, 10th/11th February 2018 - Results Report

Posted: February 15, 2018

The JBT Inverness Winter Head Regatta was held last weekend on the waters of the Caledonian Canal with crews coming from across Scotland to take part in one of the most important events in the Scottish rowing calendar, racing over a 4.5Km course from Dochgarroch to the rowing club’s boathouse close to Tomnahurich Bridge. The majority of universities and rowing clubs from Scotland were represented competing in various class of boats from single sculls to the eights as rowed by the university crews in the annual Oxford and Cambridge boat race on the Thames. Inverness Rowing Club entered a competitive number of crew boats with varied success and represented the local club well in the process.
 

Read more: JBT Inverness Winter Head and Scottish Students Championship Head, 10th/11th February 2018 -...