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JUNIOR OARSMEN EXPERIENCE NATIONAL COMPETITION IN NOTTINGHAM

2 of Shanklin and Sandown Rowing Club’s junior oarsmen gained their first taste of competition against the best crews in the country whilst representing Wessex at the multi-lane junior Inter-Regional championships at the National Watersports Centre in Nottingham last Saturday. Ethan Walters and Riley Horrix, aged only 12 and 13 respectively, gave their opponents a year’s advantage in the J14 age category, …

RILEY AND ETHAN EARN WESSEX PLACE

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club’s Riley Horrix and Ethan Walters have earnt themselves a place in the J14 double skull race at the Junior Inter Regional Regatta in Nottingham. Each year coaches pick the best crews from the region to represent Wessex at the national event, which comprises of J14/15/16 races in everything from the single scull to an Oct Scull. Despite …

SCRATCH CREWS SHOW VERSATILITY AT COASTAL FOURS HEAD

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club came away from the Southampton Coastal Fours Head on the River Itchen without a win, but extremely confident in the results achieved. Of the 3 Shanklin crews entered, only 1 was a ‘regular’ crew putting the onus on the adaptability of the club’s rowers on the day. The head race, which exclusively caters for Coastal Fours, …

STRONG PERFORMANCES FROM RYDE AT SOUTHAMPTON HEAD OF THE RIVER RACE

Wightlink-sponsored Ryde Rowing Club competed in the Southampton Coastal Fours Head of the River Race on Saturday – a timed processional event over 4 miles raced in 2 divisions. Ryde’s Coastal Junior Ladies Four of Lisa and Catherine Murphy, Courtney Edmonds and Kate Whitehurst – with coach Micky Jenner coxing – produced an outstanding performance, comfortably winning their section and recording …

RYDE ROWING CLUB’S FUNDRAISER FOR CANCER RESEARCH

British Rowing has joined forces with Cancer Research UK for the ‘Great Row’, encouraging thousands of rowers across the nation to take on an indoor rowing challenge – a challenge happily accepted by Ryde Rowing Club. The Appley-based club, in partnership with Churchers Solicitors of Union Street, joined forces with British Rowing and Cancer Research UK on Saturday (26th March) …

FANTASTIC PLACINGS AND NATIONAL TITLE FOR SHANKLIN SANDOWN ROWING CLUB

Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club attended the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships in London on Friday, where all of the club’s junior rowers performed exceptionally well to earn some fantastic placings and even a national title. The club’s first event of the day was the Year 12 boys. Joe Robertson and Jamie Gamble took their early morning slot on the dreaded …

CHRISTCHURCH PROVES A GREAT START TO THE 2017 SEASON FOR SHANKLIN

The new rowing season began this weekend for Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club as they attended the Head of the Stour in Christchurch. The head race is a annual fixture of the coastal rowing calendar and the time trial event once again marked the start of a new season. Shanklin had a variety of crews across both divisions totaling 11 entries. …

MIXED START TO THE SEASON FOR RYDE ROWING CLUB

There was a mixed set of results for the Wightlink-sponsored Ryde Rowing Club in their first competitive outing of the season at the Christchurch Head of the Stour on Sunday (12th March). The club’s best result came in the first division from the Ladies Coastal Junior Four of Emily Pike, Kate Whitehurst, Courtney Edmonds and Catherine Murphy, coxed by Coach Micky Jenner. …

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