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5-LENGTH WIN FOR SHANKLIN SANDOWN’S ETHAN AT ITCHEN REGATTA

It was Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club’s Single Scullers that earned the best results of the day at the Itchen Imperial Regatta on Saturday. The notoriously long regatta featured heats and semi finals in the majority of the events entered by the club, with the programme totalling 89 events. The club’s first event of the day was the Ladies Novice Sculls. Emily …

GOOD PERFORMANCES AT ITCHEN FOR RYDE ROWING CLUB

Ryde Rowing Club crews produced a series of good performances at the Itchen Imperial Rowing Club Annual Regatta held in Southampton on Saturday (20th May), despite a reduced entry due to exam timetables. Good performances weren’t quite enough for the Wightlink-sponsored club, whose final results were a little disappointing meaning they walked away empty handed. The 3-boat format on the narrow …

SHANKLIN SANDOWN ROWING CLUB PERFORM WELL AT HOME REGATTA

Following on from the first regatta of the season at Ryde, the baton was passed over to Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club for day 2 of the Isle of Wight regatta weekend on Sunday (14th May). Shanklin seafront was a slight to behold on Sunday with hundreds of rowers, travelling club members and local spectators present. Being the home club, Shanklin entered a …

BUMPER NUMBERS COMPETE IN THE SUNSHINE AT RYDE ROWING REGATTA

Ryde Rowing Club hosted the first Hants & Dorset Amateur Rowing Association Championship Regatta of the season on Saturday (13th May), which attracted entries from 12 different clubs. The number of people participating in the annual event was significantly higher than in 2016 with 101 crews and scullers entered and an additional 13 late entries received on the day. This lead to a …

RYDE TO HOST 40TH ROWING REGATTA THIS SATURDAY

Ryde Rowing Club will host the first Hants & Dorset Amateur Rowing Association championship regatta of the season this coming Saturday (13th May), with Shanklin’s regatta taking place the following day. This year’s event marks the 40th anniversary of a Hants and Dorset ARA championship regatta being held off Appley Beach at Ryde. The first was held in June 1977 as …

ROWERS SWAP THE SEA FOR THE STREETS IN SOUTHAMPTON

Rowers from Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club put down their oars and tied their shoe laces, as 6 club members took to the streets of Southampton for the ABP Southampton Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k race last weekend. After seeing the inspiring involvement and participation Southampton clubs had at last years event, the group decided it would be a fantastic opportunity …

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 …

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