Author Archives: Sue Fenton

Tay Row

We have been invited by Broughty Ferry for a social row up to the Tay Railway Bridge. They will provide a Cox and a boat, and we would row in company. They have given various weekday options with good tides … Continue reading

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Winter Maintenance

Selkie is upside down in Allan & Fiona’s garage behind Teddy’s Pond. We are planning to meet on Wednesdays and Sundays at 1400, normal winter rowing times. However, extra help outside these hours would be most appreciated. Phone 545 to … Continue reading

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REMINDER

For information: (taken from the membership form) Coxes/organisers for a rowing session should: • Look up a weather forecast • Check the tide • Tell someone, who is not going out, when you expect to return • Ring/tell this person … Continue reading

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AGM 5 December 1830 @ Tigh an Truish

The 4th Annual General Meeting will be held in the back room at the pub, starting at 1830, on Monday 5 December. The pub closes at 2000, so no chance to enter into long discussions about oars (on this occasion, … Continue reading

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Sweatshirts & Hoodies

If anyone else would like a hoodie or sweatshirt (as seen modelled by Sue on the facebook page and at outings since the Worlds) please let Sue know by Wednesday 28th. Sorry, I am unable to add photos to these … Continue reading

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Safety Briefing

Please see the attached safety briefing, following recent capsize incidents with a skiff, and a gig ‘down south.’ SCRA Safety Brief Issue 1 Summer 2016. Lots of learning points here!

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Scottish Water’s plans for Seil

Please see the unofficial minutes of the Stakeholder Group meeting, held on 6 June, concerning proposed changes to the sewerage system on the island. It might help determine where we go skiffing in the future! stakeholder-papers 6Jun16 final minutes Stakeholder … Continue reading

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Circumnavigation of Seil, and Ceilidh, 11 June

This year’s regatta is a circumnavigation of the Isle of Seil, anti-clockwise, on Saturday 11 June, starting from Balvicar at 0900, Hunters Quay at 0930. Crews which have confirmed so far are Selkie, Isle of Mull, Pittenweem and the Isle … Continue reading

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Marine Litter Pick

Thanks to the seven members of the club who came along today for a marine litter pick – much quicker and more fun with more folk! The bags of rubbish will be taken to the tip. Many thanks to Sealife … Continue reading

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Cox Training

The Argyll Cox Training weekend was held on Easdale Island and the Isle of Seil, and attended by enthusiastic wannabe coxes from the Isle of Mull, Mid-Argyll, the Isle of Luing and the Isle of Seil (David, Helen and Sue … Continue reading

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