NBRC wins Ullapool Regatta!

A sizeable squad of North Berwick rowers made the annual pilgrimage to the seemingly perennial sunshine of Ullapool this weekend and emerged victorious having won the overall club shield for the very first time! [flickr photo=26750628613 size=medium] As ever Ullapool Coastal Rowing Club ran a fantastically well organised and thoroughly enjoyable regatta with races taking …

Not Holy Island

On Saturday 7th May, a team of six North Berwick rowers drove south in anticipation of the first Skiff circumnavigation of Lindisfarne. ┬áThe haar was all around us, and the further we travelled, the more unlikely the trip looked. On arrival across the causeway , we were greeted by the friendly crews from Dunbar, Amble, …

Sunny May 2016

Well it certainly looks like summer, and the red tideline on my otherwise blue arms, says we must finally be here. We had mixed and ladies crews training hard for competition, we had social rowing for allcomers (open to anybody on a Sunday afternoon, book your seat for the next Sunday session here) and finally …

RNLI Exercise

An NBRC crew, coxed by David Davidson, spent a couple of chilly hours of the evening of Wednesday 11 May working with an RNLI crew, led by Simon Cowan, on techniques that could be involved in the rescue of a skiff by a lifeboat. A small but hardy bunch of members braved the biting east …

A busy Thurs eve

First decent evening of the year, better late than never, there wasn’t a woolly hat in sight and we had boats on the water from 6:00pm until dusk…starting with juniors, then a mixture of crews with some training for the forthcoming World Skiff Championships at Strangford Lough and other crews out for a leisurely paddle …