Welcoming and friendly

After spectating at the Loch Awe Adventure Regatta in April 2019, I was drawn to the skiffs and in particular to rowing. After riding racehorses for a living until earlier that year I needed a new sport in my life and soon organised a taster rowing session. I was made…

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A fine feeling when all the rowers pull together

My introduction to skiff rowing came through a stand at Taynuilt Highland games. A smart looking boat parked alongside a local chart marked into squares against which prizes would later be drawn. I’m impressed that someone has recently built a wooden rowing boat and so I buy a couple of…

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A real family affair

I replied to an email from Gordon who was asking if anyone would like to form a crew for the skiff that he had just finished building. Having been around boats most of my life I was keen to experience this new activity. I formed part of the crew for…

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