Last weekend, 23 members of the club headed up North to Inverness for the Caley Marina Fours and Small Boats Head 2023. With 4 divisions of racing, approximately 150 boats in each division and most clubs in Scotland (plus Tees from the North of England) attending, it’s the largest time trial race in Scotland.
This is notice of the Glasgow Rowing Club Annual General Meeting which is to be held on Wednesday 4th October at 7:30PM in the GRC Boathouse.
All committee positions are up for election. Positions voted at the AGM include President, Captain, Boathouse manager, Secretary, Treasurer and Ordinary members of the committee. Election will be by a show of hands with proxy votes counted.
We have made some updates to the Constitution which will be reviewed and ratified by a vote.
If you are unable to attend, please send apologies to GRC Secretary along with who will present your proxy vote. Please also send nominations for the committee positions and these will be voted on at the meeting.
One of our founding members celebrated his 80th birthday at the end of March. Sandy who has done so much for GRC and is the bedrock on which the current club stands. Sandy created GRC from the amalgamation of several clubs on the Clyde and was instrumental in building the current boathouse. He oversees the canteen at the club and from the proceeds has invested in several boats for the the club.
GRC celebrated this in time honoured fashion with a punt out on the water for the octagenarian and his former crewmates and friends. Wishing you many more years of good health, fitness and events at Glasgow Rowing Club.
*This year including 8s
This race will be hosted at the Glasgow Rowing Club Boathouse, Gorbals, G5 0JZ There will be 2 Divisions of Racing over approximately 5000m starting halfway up the straight of Belvidere.The finish will be at the platform in Glasgow Green. Divisions will start at 10.00 am and 1:30 pm.
The Club AGM will be held on 5th October 2022 at 1930 at the GRC Clubhouse. Further details to follow.
|27 August||Aberdeen Sprint||Aberdeen|
|24 September||Glasgow Clubs Head Race [Rescheduled from Spring 2022]||Glasgow|
|5th & 6th November||Aberdeen Fours and Small Boats Head||Aberdeen|
|19 & 20 November||Inverness Fours and Small Boats Head||Inverness|
|5 February (Sunday)||Aberdeen Eights Head||Aberdeen|
|4 & 5 March||Inverness Winter Head||Inverness|
|22 & 23 April||Scottish Spring Regatta||Strathclyde Park|
|6&7 May||North-East Regatta||Aberdeen|
|20 May||Castle Semple Regatta||Lochwinnoch|
|2, 3 & 4 June||Scottish Championships||Strathclyde Park|
|?? September||Saints Regatta (Beach spring)||St Andrews|
This is a provisional schedule but will allow a degree of planning at least.
To note we have changed the Boat booking form and the new link is below and should be used going forward.
As a gentle reminder to all Club members that the Rules & Guidance below have been reviewed and agreed upon by all of the Rowing Clubs who use the Clyde. For those who have been out over the winter months it will serve as a timely reminder as the river get busier again and for those who have been away for a while it is essential that you remind yourselves of the Rules & Guidance which are there for everyones safety and enjoyment.