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AGM, Friday 7 December

The club’s AGM will be held on Friday 7 December, in Seil Island Hall at 1930. Items for the agenda by 1 December please. The RNLI’s community safety officer, from the Borders, will be running a lifejacket clinic etc. Please … Continue reading

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SCRA Club Development Weekend

Three delegates from Seil (Ewan, James & Louise) are attending SCRA’s Club Development Weekend over Easter, in Anstruther. Sue is also attending as an SCRA committee member/organiser. Workshops include warming-up for rowing, fixed seat technique, racing coxing, lifejacket maintenance, Man … Continue reading

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Data Protection

The data protection legislation is changing in May 2018. All clubs are required to have the explicit permission of individual members to use their email addresses for communications of all kinds. The Isle of Seil Coastal Rowing Club’s policy is … Continue reading

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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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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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