Open Water Swimming News

Captain Allan MacFeate

It is with deepest regret that we intimate the passing of Captain Allan MacFeate on Saturday 5th September 2020. Allan loved coming along to the Club with his son Derek and two grandchildren. The procession will leave from the family home on The Esplanade on Thursday 17th September at 1230Hrs

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Updated COVID Procedures for Water Sports 30 August 2020

To allow Rowing and Kayak Instruction to recommence the COVID Procedures for the Royal West have been updated. The major changes since the last version are: The areas for sporting activity has been divided into zones.  Each zone has a maximum number of people that can be present within the

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Virtual Ocean Race – 1 to 31 August 2020

  You can’t click on the link shown above as it is part of a JPG Picture.  Click on the link shown below to go to the Virtual Ocean Race home page: https://sites.google.com/canoescotland.org/oceanracing/virtual-ocean-race-2020

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Change to Rowing Convenor

After a number of years of service to the Club, either on Committee or helping to run events, Karen Graham had indicated earlier this year her intention to step down as Rowing Convenor at the AGM. When the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March, she agreed to continue in the role

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*** Covid-19 Reminder ***

More than 300 Outings have been logged since we re-opened the Sheds on the 30th May and a few refreshments partaken in the Clubhouse in the last month – it’s been great to see so many Members back enjoying the Club and made all the hard work worthwhile. However, we

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Results from the RWSABC Clyde Swim 2020

On Saturday 8th August, 3 swimmers left the Royal West beach at 3:15 PM to begin a 3 km swim to Fox Street and back along the Esplanade. The first swimmer to arrive back at the Boat Club was Gerard Malone with a time of 0:49:33. Ally Robb was second

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Boathouse Door Instructions

There was a problem with the Boathouse door recently. It was stuck locked and it was found the that snib was ‘ON’ keeping it from being unlocked. Also, the Boathouse door lock has a ‘deadbolt’ feature. This feature should be used when you leave the Boathouse as it improves security.

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