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This is the archive of news items from 2004.
21/12/04 "Bjorn says":
  1. Get your SARA racing licence application to him before 31 Dec.
  2. There is a mixed eight boating at 9:30 on 28 Dec.

God Jul!

More good work from GRC at the GB trials in Boston this weekend - particularly from Big Al, dissing various GB stalwarts.
(A new occasional feature):
We asked, "how do you like to relax, away from the boat club?"..... and this is what we were surprised to find out!
C'dale scullers' head
A small entry from GRC in today's rescheduled event. Thanks to PT for the following:
65 starters, 64 finishers.  Jonny Logan disq.
16th Clap  16:56    1/2 MVC  
32nd PT    17:49   2/7 MVE
56th TonyD 19:28  4/5MNOV
61st RJ   20:43    5/5 MNOV
Photos from Inverness.
Ron Wallace of Deeside Scullers has published loads of photos.
Check out; Vet 4, Johnny, Ross (nae bonny!), Ruby 2, PT and Beth (all div. 1) and Vet4s and Ruby 2 (div. 2).
28/11/04GRC Fours Head - relax, it's over for another year!
21/11/04Inverness 4s Head RESULTS. Wins for Johnny  - and for the Vet 4, once the times are corrected!
Daniel Prescott kept up the good work at the GB junior trials in Boston this weekend, providing the fastest performance in his category.... well done!
16/11/04Inverness 4s Head start order is now up.
7/11/04 GRC Fours Head
Our own annual 4s Head is on 27 November.
Details arehere.
4/11/04 New GRC Captain
The committee has also undergone changes.

Most significantly, we have a new captain: Henry Westwood was elected, unopposed. Ann Carrigan and Bob Scott have also joined the committee.

3/11/04 New subs
Subs are up - a little. Rack rent - a little more. Lots of other discussion at the AGM, but first - get your sub to  !!
2/11/04Details of the Inverness 4s Head are now up.

NEW Caption Compy (Promoter:

) - see above.


is proud to announce the AGM agenda, on the 'Events' notice board, above.

The C'dale Sculler's Head was cancelled yesterday. No word on the new date yet.
24/10/04 GB Trials
Glasgow Rowing Club had a strong showing at the GB squad trials in Boston this weekend, providing the best of the Scottish performances..... as usual.

24/10/04 Re. the AGM, a note from

; "..can I encourage members to think about nominating people for the committee by this coming Wednesday." 
 - i.e. get the nominations to Stephen one week BEFORE the actual AGM.

15/10/04 Committee
Notice of the 2004 AGM is posted on the 'committee' noticeboard.

12/10/04And finally....
A big 'well done' to Daniel Prescott, who set the fastest single times in both divisions (Div1Div2) at Strathclyde Park on Saturday, winning J16 1x on the way.
....don't know why they kept it to themselves all this time!

9/10/04Another successful cross-border raid.
PT wins VE at Berwick LDS!

The agenda of this week's meeting is posted on the 'committee' noticeboard.

What about Tideway 2005?
(HoRR - 19 March
Vets Head - 20 March)
We had two crews in the Vet event in 2003 and 2004. At the moment, even one looks unlikely in 2005.
If you're interested in racing on the Tideway that weekend, let the


26/9/042 Wins for GRC at Durham on Saturday
A fairly successful foray over the border resulted in wins in Vet Novice 1x (Peter Trenchard) and Vet C 2-. The VC 4+ made the final of their event, but were narrowly beaten.  
23/9/04 The next Glasgow Rowing Club Committee Meeting will be held on 6th October 2004, in the Club room at 7:30pm.  Please have any items for the agenda to by 3rd October.
Ladies and Veteran Squad:
Have a look at the notice board - FC wants feedback!
15/8/04 A fine time was had by all at the GRC 21st Birthday Barbecue.
(Some pictures.)
Pictures, anyone? There is one, taken later on Saturday evening, of an obviously enthused member of the club.... see above.
Olympic timetable:
Malcolm has kindly provided a timetable (click here) of the rowing schedule and the athletics schedule in Athens, for those of us who are ready for some pre-breakfast TV or internet action....
.....and not to be outdone, this from Paul Mackie: "attached is the GB team for info for anyone who is interested. I will be there on holiday - hopefully to see Katherine Grainger atop the podium with a gold medal round her neck!"
The pictures from this year's Gorbals Fair - sorry it took so long!
Inverness Sprint - 21/8/04
If you're interested in racing at Inverness, get in touch with now.
Crews will be organised depending on the personnel available.
British Champion Lindsay Dick of Glasgow Rowing Club being presented with her medal by Club President Ronnie Goldie.Nat. Champs News :
3 medals out of 3!
(details here

Congratulations to Lindsay! The new British Women's Sculling Champion!

... and to Al, the new British Open Sculling Champion

...and to Daniel, he has won the Silver medal in J 15 sculls at the National Championships!
(photo: T.McNeill)

GRC 21st Birthday !
Get your tickets for the BBQ on Saturday 14 August.
Details here.

Henley Royal Regatta - look out for Al !

Qualifiers - Fri 25/6/04
Round 1 - Thu 1/7/04

What is being said, by whom and to whom?As I am on holiday for the next two weeks, the web is likely to remain quiet in that time - sorry. (Although the Crab might scuttle back into view....?)
By way of recompense, here is a new
(Post your suggestions on the 'Events' board. If you don't know how, email or )
Lindsay racing at HWR (Jet Photographic)20/6/04 You win some.... 

Lindsay made it to Sunday but lost her semi-final at Women's Henley.

Al racing at Marlow (Chris Parry Photography)Meanwhile, Al was 2nd in his event at Marlow, in 7:04 !

(footnote: Henley qualifiers now announced.)
It was business as usual for Anne and Beth at Nithsdale however, winning Res2 doubles and also mixed fours, with TK and Fergus and coxed by Katrina. First win for Katrina, who also got through a round of J12 Aquajogs. I wonder if she employed her usual tactics?
19/6/04 Gorbals Fair -
Glasgow Rowing Club
took part in the 2004 Gorbals Fair with a float manned (and wo-manned) by club members demonstrating their skills on indoor rowers. The new sculling boat 'Adelphi' was also proudly on display. (photos soon)
18/6/04Henley entries.
16/6/04Nithsdale Regatta draw.
14/6/04Click here for Scottish Champ's information
Click on the thistle for details.
RESULTS and times now available.
photos from Saturday - and now Sunday - are now up, more to follow - but if you have any others that you want posted, Email them to

GRC won 8 Events at this weekend's Championships!


MVet C/D 4+ T Kerr, A Cameron, A Browne, K Macmaster and P Ingram
MJu15 Scull D Prescott
MInt Scull J Stevenson
WNov Double B Macmaster and A Carrigan
MOpen Scull A Warnock
MJu18 Scull D Prescott
SBU18 Scull D Prescott
MJu16 Scull D Prescott
7/6/04 News items from FC
  1. Scottish Champs Bar; Helpers required for 12/13 June. Two hour shift maximum. between 11am and 6.30 pm.
  2. Boathouse Security; Could all key holders who require a new mortice lock key
    - when we intend to resume locking the door.
  3. Entry fees for Champs;
    All members MUST pay their entry fees by Wed.9th . He will not be collecting cash on the day. Our Captain will withdraw the entries of all those who have not paid by then.

The SCULLING LEAGUE has FINISHED!Click here to see the final placings.
Pictured are winners Bob Scott and Katrina Kerr with club President Ronnie Goldie, who presented the prizes.
Click on the picture to see the final placings.

3/6/04 Met. Regatta
Photos from Sunday's races:Johnny

30/5/04 Met. Regatta
Saturday's and Sunday's results now up.
(Well done -again -  to both Al (7:20) and Lindsay.)



(answers can be posted on the 'Events' notice board, or


New - GRC Caps.
Black baseball caps with a GRC logo in red - available from Kenny - now.
24/5/04Met. Regatta draw
Good luck to Henry, Johnny, Lindsay and Al (missed anyone?) at Dorney this weekend.
22/5/04Castle Semple
Not a lot of success for the club, our only win was MVet4x.
Photographs are here.
Castle Semple Regatta

Castle Semple Regatta
The draw for this Saturday's regatta is here.
First race 10:00 a.m.

- Races (latest)
- Table (updated)

9/5/04     Ghent  
Sun. Update - 

Congratulations to Al and Ryan, who won in 6:44.
Lindsay finished 4th in her final.
Quad came 5th.

Sat. Update - 
Al made the final of M Op 1x; finished 3rd. 
In W Op 1x, Lindsay was the fastest sculler not to qualify. 
Her event was won - easily - by the current Olympic champion!

8/5/04 CARC Regatta
A pretty low-key event. 
The highlights undoubtedly came from double-double wins from Beth and Anne, with Daniel also winning over the long course in M Ju18 sculls. (no race pictures - sorry).
Some photos:

The day was also enlivened by an impromptu presentation to our beloved FC. (Click here.)

- Races (latest)
- Table (updated)

6/5/04 Ghent senior regatta.
(Click here for details)
Al and Lindsay are representing the club again this year, each in open and Sen.A singles and also in composite crews. 

6/5/04 New CRAB scuttlebutt - click on the link below.

26/4/04  Strathclyde Park Regatta 
Good results from the scullers:

less so (euphemism!) from the Vets.

Outstanding contribution from all the tearoom people - thanks are again due from the many to the few.

19/4/04  N.E. Regatta-RESULTS
Congratulations to Anne and Beth for their win in Res 2 2x.
9/4/04Strathclyde Park Regatta - will everyone planning to race at SPR (24, 25 April) bring their entry fees tomorrow.
FC says: "no dough - no row!"
5/4/04 ....and to round off a memorable weekend for the club, Congratulations to Daniel Prescott on winning the SARA Junior Oarsman of the Year award for 2003.
4/4/04  Great news! - 
Alastair Warnock has won the Sculler's Head,
and Lindsay has won the W Sen2 category! 
Click here for full results. Al's pictures : 1, 2.Lindsay's pictures: 1, 2.
..... GRC played 2, won 2!
4/4/04GRC's "love god" has lost his cherry - Ross won Novice sculls at the SUBC regatta yesterday, but was unable to add another notch, losing to Johnny in the final of Res 2 sculls.
GRC played 2, won 2. 
2/4/04 Anyone heard from the Crab? Ah, here we go - Crab 8.
2/4/04Anyone fancy taking part in a GRC sculling league?

Glasgow Rowing Club
Long Distance Small Boats Head
Saturday 27th March 2004

Another good day's racing on the full 5000m Clyde course saw 
Ryan Slate (SUBC) and 
Lindsay Dick (GRC) 
win the overall prizes for fastest men's and women's crews in Division 1.

In Division 2, it was a Glasgow University double (well, two) as  
Johnny and Chris Logan took the men's prize, while
Alex Lomas and Holly Kirwan were first women home.

Also: categorized results and photographs.

Glasgow Rowing Club extends its sincere thanks to all umpires, competitors and helpers. 

21/3/04 - Commiserations to everyone who travelled down for the Vets Head. At least we didn't sink.... 
Results  GRC 1 GRC 2

 - Congratulations to Lindsay Dick for her part in a fine performance by the GRC/CARC/SABC composite eight finishing 18 overall in WEHoRR. (Full results.) (Picture, picture.) 

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