General News

Bar Closed Wednesday 16 February because of high winds

Due to the Amber wind warning starting at 2:oopm and extending to midnight tonight the decision has been taken to close the Bar for this evening only. Please pass this information to anyone you know who might have been coming down to the Bar tonight. Thank you for your understanding.

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200 Club Winners – January 2022

At the Committee Meeting held on 18 January the names of the 200 Club winners for the Month of January were drawn. The Winners were: 1st – Helen McKenzie 2nd – Robert Robertson 3rd – Hugh Kerr Congratulations to the winners!

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Prosecco Afternoon Tea – 26 March 2022 from 2pm

After the very successful and enjoyable Festive Tea in December the next ‘Tea’ has been scheduled for 26 March.  This Tea is a fund raiser in support of the Rowers going to the World Skiffie Championship in Holland at the end of June.  Tickets are £15 and can be purchased

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Winter Talks 2022

Now that it is possible to have meeting in the Club we are going to have a series of ‘Winter Talks’.  The Winter Talks are an opportunity for various experienced Members and outside experts to share their knowledge with those who attend. Winter Talks will take place on various Tuesdays

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SkiffieWorlds 2022 – January 2022 update

In 2019 the Royal West went to the SkiffieWorlds in Stranraer. SkiffieWorlds come around every 3 years, so the event will be run this summer between 27 June and 2 July in Kortgene, The Netherlands. Team Royal West has 14 rowers planning to attend the event. We will combine forces

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200 Club Winners – April to December 2021

Shown above are the 200 Club Winners between April and December 2021.  The 200 Club is a way to support the RWSABC and have a chance to win a monthly prize.  The cost is £5 per month and half of the money collected is returned to the participants as praizes. 

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New Year’s Day Dip and Swim 2022 – Event report

Around 50 dippers and swimmers showed up the the 2022 New Year’s Day Dip and Swim at the Boat Club.  The above is a group photo taken just before the swimmers entered the water at 2pm.  The conditions were dry and the water was calm.  Most people stayed in the

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RWSABC New Year’s Day Dip and Swim 2022

Starting on New Year’s Day in 2016 the Royal West of Scotland Amateur Boat Club (RWSABC) has organised a New Year’s Day Dip and Swim. Hopefully this event will happen in 2022 having missed 2021 because of COVID restrictions. This event may still have to be cancelled if the organisers

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