1st March 2015 – Ullapool Pre-Season practice

1st March 2015 – Ullapool Pre-Season practice

Golspie Rowing Club members have been invited to Ullapool for Ullapool Coastal Rowing Club’s Pre-Season practice on 1st March 2015 This is an informal event, open to all North clubs and we don’t even need a skiff.  Crews will be picked randomly and assigned available skiffs.  This is a great opportunity to get our feet wet.  The event is weather dependant, so please check our Facebook page for updates. If you intend on going, please let Graeme Port know at secretary@golspierowingclub.org – we might be able to arrange a car pool.  Otherwise, just turn up at Ullapool on the...
We have a home

We have a home

After a long search and looking into various options, we have not one but two homes!   The first is our official headquarters: The Seafront Centre, Church Street, Golspie.  Many thanks to the Sutherland Outdoor Activities Project for allowing us use of the space.  We intend to use this as our centre for operations, coffee refills and general meeting spot. The second is the location of our boat build operations.  Details will be sent to all members in our...
First Skiff Kit Ordered

First Skiff Kit Ordered

Have have now ordered the first skiff kit.  It should be with us within 3 months. We have yet to secure premises for the build and have a long road to go before we can put glue to wood. The skiff kit is made by Jordan Boats and contains the templates and guides to build the boat.  You can read more about the St Ayles Skiff on their...
Committee visit Helmsdale Rowing Club

Committee visit Helmsdale Rowing Club

The Committee were invited by Helmsdale Rowing Club to see the build of their second St Ayles skiff and get a taste for what we have let ourselves in for. A good time was had by all, the Committee retuned to Golspie to continue the search for appropriate build...
Sutherland Sports Council

Sutherland Sports Council

Sutherland Sports Council is a voluntary body which exists to promote and develop local sporting opportunities. Golspie Rowing Club has applied and been approved membership of the SSC.  This will open avenue of collaboration with other local sporting groups.   An application has been made by Campbell Port on behalf of Golspie Rowing Club for a start-up grant from SSC.  This will assist with the cost associated with starting the Club and related...