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News

Wilson and Hill win repechage to qualify for GB’s fifth A final in Florida Worlds

Posted: September 28, 2017

Victory for Scotland’s Melissa Wilson (Cambridge Univ. Women's BC/Edinburgh) and Holly Hill (Cambridge Univ. Women's BC/Gossington) in the women’s pair (W2-) repechage secured a fifth A final place of the week for Great Britain on day four of the 2017 World Rowing Championships.

Read more: Wilson and Hill win repechage to qualify for GB’s fifth A final in Florida Worlds

Scrimgeour qualifies for A final at World Rowing Championships

Posted: September 27, 2017

Day three of the World Rowing Championships saw British success in the lightweight men’s pair (LM2-) repechage with Sam Scrimgeour (Molesey BC/Kirriemuir) and Joel Cassells (Oxford Brookes Univ. BC/Coleraine) progressing into their A final, finishing third behind Italy and Russia and well clear of the rest of the field. The pair will race for the medals on Friday.

Read more: Scrimgeour qualifies for A final at World Rowing Championships

Dame Katherine Grainger knows people will find “community, fun and challenge” at West Boathouse

Posted: September 14, 2017
 
“What's lovely is seeing people who will come through the doors of this in the next two or three years, but then five, 10, 15, 20, then 50 years beyond that and benefit in some way,” said Dame Katherine Grainger who returned this week to the place where she first rowed, the West Boathouse on Glasgow Green.
 

Read more: Dame Katherine Grainger knows people will find “community, fun and challenge” at West Boathouse

Pride on the Clyde

Posted: August 18, 2017

Pride on the Clyde is a new project by Clydesdale Amateur Rowing Club and LEAP Sports. Clydesdale ARC values diversity and is working hard as a club to promote a cohesive and inclusive environment, where people feel comfortable and accepted. LEAP Sports has been at the forefront of facilitating acceptance in sports such as running, football and rugby in Scotland. Clydesdale ARC are taking part alongside LEAP in the Glasgow Pride weekend festival - aiming to change the image of rowing by promoting the sport as inclusive, fun, and welcoming.

Read more: Pride on the Clyde

Sinclair optimistic for future after Worlds selection

Posted: August 14, 2017

“I’m back”. The statement on Alan Sinclair’s twitter feed couldn’t have been clearer.

Last week the Rio Olympic finalist confirmed his return from injury which had sidelined him all season when he was selected to compete for Great Britain at the World Rowing Championships in Florida (24 September - 1 October).

Read more: Sinclair optimistic for future after Worlds selection

Scotland’s first home based rowers to debut at 2017 senior World Championships

Posted: August 11, 2017
 
When three young Scottish rowers were selected for their first senior World Rowing Championships this week it was not only a defining moment for the athletes themselves - Maddie Arlett, Robyn Hart-Winks and Gavin Horsburgh - but also for the Edinburgh University Rowing Programme which has helped develop them. 
 

Read more: Scotland’s first home based rowers to debut at 2017 senior World Championships

Scottish Rowing - Regional Development Manager (West) Vacancy

Posted: August 4, 2017

Scottish Rowing is currently recruiting a full time Regional Development Manager for the West Region on a 2 year fixed term contract.

For further details please check the Vacancies page on the Scottish Rowing website.

Scottish Rowing Calendar Updated

Posted: August 1, 2017

The Scottish Rowing Calendar has been updated to show the Winter Head race season. We are still awaiting confirmation from a few clubs about events in the new year but these will be added as soon as we are able. Many thanks for your patience.

We are currently working on getting dates for the Spring/Summer 2018 season and will publish them as soon as possible.