Rowing News

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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A Return to Rowing Training from Tuesday, 18 May

When Inverclyde enters Level 2 on Monday 17 May ‘Contact’ Sports for adults can recommence.  This means that skiff rowing at the Royal West will restart. An email has been sent out to all Members providing more information. You can see this email at the link shown below: Rowing restart

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