The AGM will be held at 8pm on Thursday 30th March.

As of the AGM there will be two vacancies on the Management Committee. We will be looking to fill the following posts:
Honorary Treasurer
Rowing Convenor

Anyone interested in either post should contact the Vice President or Honorary Secretary

Adam A. Graham
Honorary Secretary

As part of the wonderful series of talks and workshops organised this year by Tom Kater, there is a talk on Thursday 9th March by Hugh Kerr covering the famous (or infamous) Long Rows.

These were unsupported privately organised rowing trips, normally outside the Mull of Kintyre, predominantly undertaken in Zebra. They ranged from simple circumnavigations of Arran up to trips to Ireland and even an attempt to reach St. Kilda.

During his research Hugh has spoken to some of the participants, gathering first hand accounts, photos and other relevant materials. These will all combine to create an interesting insight into a period of the Club’s relatively recent history when adventurous spirits and self reliance were at the fore.

We are expecting a number of the participants of the 18-20 Long Rows to be in attendance. No doubt keen to share their memories of time spent in Zebra and other boats. Anyone interested in understanding this period of our history and maybe considering similar trips in rowing boats, kayaks or dinghies, would be advised to take this opportunity to meet the folk who did it in the ’60s, ’70s & ’80s.

The photograph above was taken in 2011 and is of the 40th anniversary reunion of the squad that rowed Zebra to Skye and back in 1971.

Adam Graham
Hon. Sec
(Long Row ’84, ’86 & ’88)

The 200 club winners drawn by John Bruce on Friday night are:

December 2016

1st – Marie Paterson
2nd – Jimmy Crawford
3rd – Sandy Disseldorf

January 2017

1st – John Taylor
2nd – Rose Sloan
3rd – George Carson

February 2017

1st – John Phillips
2nd – John Mathies
3rd – E Morman

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