Inaugural SCIO AGM

The AGM after lengthy delay due to Covid was held on 30 September. Elected roles are given in the Members Section together with the Minutes of the meeting.

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A four skiff Coastal row around Kerrera

Twenty one hardy coastal rowers aboard four St Ayle’s skiffs from Argyll rowed around Kerrera on a maiden voyage which exceeded 26 km. Loch Awe CRC skiffs Mingulay and Cruachan and the newly formed upper Loch Fyne CRC with Mrs MacPhunn launched from Ganavan sands and onto calm seas and…

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Row Around Kerrera

LACRC plans to launch both “Mingulay” and “Cruachan” at Ganavan Sands at 0930 on Saturday 7th August 2021 and row west about Kerrrera with short breaks at Barr-nam-boc and Castle Bay (Port a Chroinn by Gylen Castle ruins) before returning up Kerrera Sound to Ganavan late afternoon. Other local clubs…

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Row Around Scotland

As part of the major coastal rowing event originally planned for 2020 LACRC’s “Mingulay” rowed from Oban (Gallanachbeg Boat Yard) on 5th June 2021 to Linnhe Marine via short breaks at Eilean na Cloiche off Lismore and Port Appin a distance of some 14 nm. A rendezvous was effected with…

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Support for new club base

We are pleased that we now have Parliamentary support for our quest for a base of our own – see letter below from Brendan O’Hara, Argyll and Bute MP. We also have the written support of Donald Cameron, Highlands and Islands MSP.

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Loch Awe Swim 2019

On 31 August 2019, during a small window of opportunity in deteriorating weather, 20 “worthies” from throughout Argyll swam the 1000 metres across Loch Awe between the Taychreggan and the Portsonachan Hotels; indeed, most swam both ways. This was the first such swim since 7 locals did it in 2004…

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Loch Awe Adventure regatta 2019

Despite Loch Awe’s splendour no regatta had ever been held there before and so in a bid to get the Loch, the Club and Argyll “on the map” it was decided to hold an inaugural St Ayles skiff regatta 26-28 April 2019. After three months of sending out invitations we…

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