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Crane-In Dinner! 18th May at the Rockies

Come along to the Crane-in dinner on Saturday 18th May, 7pm at the Rockies Restaurant in Anstruther. 

Three course meal from an extensive menu costing only £20 a head including tea and coffee. For those of you who are new to the club, this meal is for all members, whether you have a boat craned-in or not, and is a great way of meeting other club members and having a great night out. 

If you are interested in attending, please inform Sean Patterson (sphandyman@yahoo.co.uk or 07905 888327). We look forward to seeing lots of you there!

Elie Skiff at the V&A Opening


 

12 St Alyes coastal rowing skiffs from clubs in Fife ,Lothians and Tayside met at Wormit sailing club. The weather was sunny and warm with light southwest wind . We rowed up the Tay under the rail bridge against the tide. (Hugging the shore to keep out of the worst of the current)

We were told that passing trains would give a ‘hoot ‘ and they surprisingly did. We returned through the central spans of the bridge and make a course for Tayport passing under the road bridge. The tide made it a leisurely row ..

After the lighthouse it was a left turn over the Tay to the Royal Tay yacht club at Broughty ferry where coffee /cakes were gladly received. Minor repairs where carried out to the stoke oar and we were off  up the Tay to the V+A.

The wind freshened from the south west and rowing required a little more effort. Arriving at the V and A we saluted by raising our oars, a scary operation.

Back to Wormit sailing club where hot soup was waiting for us and more home baking.

10.5 miles of rowing . Well done to the Elie crew . We had good banter with the other crews.

Thank you to Wormit for hosting this event and ‘Broughty for providing a relaxing stop off point.

David S. Chalmers

Skiff Rowing & Training, Friday 1st June, 6-8pm

Training will take place on Friday from 6 pm. We will have some extra input Trevor Laffin who is a member of Eastern Rowing Club in Portobello but also interested in joining our club. Trevor has knowledge of techniques in training and organisation which he is happy to share with us.

Event Details & RSVP
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What: TRAINING SESSION ON FRIDAY FOR ST ANDREWS REGATTA
Who: Elie/Earlsferry/St Monans/rowing
When: Fri Jun 1, 2018, 6-8 pm BST
Where: Elie sailing club

RSVP: http://www.bigtent.com/home/calendar/event/103565919