Author Archives: Sue Fenton

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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Freshwater regatta, Loch Katrine

Ten rowers, and two coxes, from Ullapool, Islay and Isle of Seil represented the North West Region (Argyll Superstate) at the Freshwater Sprint Regatta at Loch Katrine on 24 October. Over 200 rowers took part in wind, rain and sunshine. … Continue reading

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AGM 2015 draft minutes

The 2015 AGM will be held at Seil Hall on Friday 27 November, at 1900. Any items for the agenda, please, to Sue by 20 November. Followed by a ‘Potluck Supper’ with a nautical/marine theme … BYOB

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FRESHWATER REGATTA, Loch Katrine, 24 October

Rowers needed to join the ‘Best of the West’ regional teams – representing clubs from Tighnabruich to Cape Wrath, including the Hebrides! The categories are: Open: Men, Women. Open Second Crews: Men, Women. Intermediate: Men, Women, Mixed Novice: Men, women … Continue reading

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Marine Scotland Coastal & Marine Recreation Survey

MARINE SCOTLAND SURVEY – please fill it in and make sure that coastal rowing is put/kept on the Scottish Government’s radar!!! I have done one on behalf of the club, but individual responses are needed too. Prizes to be won … Continue reading

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Melfort Muster 30/31 May

We have invited Luing and Kilmelford to join us for a picnic on an island at the head of Loch Melfort – equidistant from all three clubs. There is a wee beach, enough room for three/four skiffs only. If there … Continue reading

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VHF Radio cover

The following statement was read out by Tony Hill, of Seafari Adventures, at the community council meeting last night. Please be aware of it’s contents, particularly as there is no mobile signal here on Seil. The skiff does, of course, … Continue reading

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Plans for 2015

Have a look at the regatta schedule on the Scottish Coastal Rowing Association (SCRA) website, and decide if you would like to take part in any of the events listed (not all are competitive regattas!). Let Sue know soonest of … Continue reading

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