Author Archives: Sue Fenton

AGM

The 5th AGM of the club will be held on Friday 8th December at 1930 in Seil island Hall (small hall). There will be a talk by the Coastguard, refreshments and a raffle. All welcome! Any additional items for the … Continue reading

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Castle to Crane

Selkie recently took part in the inaugural Castle to Crane (C2C) regatta, rowing the 13 miles from Dumbarton to the Finneston Crane on the Clyde. 76 boats took part, with 407 participants. Crews came from USA, Netherlands, Eire, Wales, England … Continue reading

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Summer 2017

Outings are routinely scheduled, by request, for Fridays at 1800, and Sundays at 1400, although of course folk can row at any time. The midweek afternoon outings have been abandoned as it is always very difficult to get enough folk … Continue reading

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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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