Rowing News

RWSABC Donates £255 to the RNLI

On Saturday, 7 August 2021 the Royal West of Scotland Amateur Boat Club (RWSABC) held their annual Coastal Rowing Regatta. This event was attended by 7 different rowing clubs. Royal West members provided home baking for the event. Proceeds from the sale of home baking to those at the event

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Closing Cruise Initial Announcement

Closing Cruise 2021 – Saturday 2 October (Weather Dependent) The RWSABC Closing Cruise of 2021 will take place on Saturday, 2 October.  The time has not yet been set.  This event is weather dependent.  Further updates will be provided as we get closer to the date.

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RWSABC Rowing Regatta – 7 August 2021

On Saturday 7 August the Royal West of Scotland Amateur Boat Club welcomed 7 other rowing clubs to our Club for a Coastal Rowing Regatta. The other teams in attendance were Arran, Carrick, Cumbrae, Prestwick, Royal Gourock, Royal Northerm (Rhu) and Troon. This was the first Regatta that Royal Northern

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Abandoned Equipment – Please help us find the owners

  Alan Morgan, RWSABC Beach Convener has been working to identify owners of equipment stored in the Dinghy Park. The purpose of this is to identify and remove abandoned equipment. He has made good progress but there is still equipment on the Dinghy Park where he does not know who

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Royal West supports Respect the Water #RespectTheWater

The Royal West is supporting the RNLI and National Water Safety Forums annual ‘Respect The Water’ (#RespectTheWater) campaign.  To show our support you will see the #RespectTheWater flag flying above the Club House. #RespectTheWater is campaign which originates from RNLI, and now is the national campaign for members of the

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Celebration of 50 years since the Long Row to Skye

On 31 July the 6 rowers who undertook the longest ever ‘Long Row’ from the Royal West assembled to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their adventure.  The 6 rowers involved were Sam Brown, Ian Cameron, Colin Campbell, Dugald Carmichael, Roger Graham, Ian MacDonald.  They took the Heavy 4 Zebra across

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Royal West Rowers compete in Largs Regatta 31 July 2021

On Saturday, 31 July a team of 7 rowers took the Club Skiff, Chippy McNish to the Firth of Clyde Coastal Rowing Club (FoCCRC) regatta in Largs.  The Royal West Team consisted of Karen Bennet, Ian Clark, Hugh Ferns, Adam Graham, Carron McKee, Steven Singh and Rose Sloan.  Other Clubs

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RWSABC Rowing Regatta – 7 August 2021

The Royal West will host a Rowing Regatta on Saturday, 7 August.  You are invited to attend and support all of the teams participating. The racing will take place along the Esplanade. Racing is expected to start around 11am and will finish around 4pm.  Tea and Coffee will be available

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Memorial Bench (for Mermaids) placed at the Royal West

The next time you are down to the Club you will notice a new bench located along the south wall of the Boat House.  This bench has been donated by Marion Taylor (Mills) & Ian Mills in memory of their Father, Mother, Sister and Brother.  Below is words that Marion read

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