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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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Update on the Test Oars

Toilers in the Oararium, enjoying the delights of spokeshaving It’s been a good team effort getting the new oars done.This is a short report on our experience. We decided to go with the longer oars, 4.3 metres at stations 1, … Continue reading

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Still talking about oars!

Above is an image of the recommended hardwood/softwood oar, courtesy of Topher Dawson, complete with the photographer’s shadowy signature. The oars that we will build are very similar, except that we won’t be having the ball and slot oarlock system devised by … 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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