I loved it immediately

I have been interested in skiff rowing for some time but wasn’t sure how to access local clubs. Just as lockdown was ending in April 2021 I was fortunate to meet Melanie Grey and to be invited for a try out at Loch Awe. I loved it immediately and was…

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Fantastic expeditions

I moved back to Argyll at the start of the year and knew that I had to get back rowing again! Needless to say I was so pleased to find that LACRC was only 20 mins away. Gordon, the club chair, was so welcoming and since joining, I’ve had such…

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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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