Castle to Crane 15th September 2018

After a week to recover their strength after the Exciseman’s Chase, nine Arran rowers (Caroline, Cil, Charlie, Dave, Emma, Fritzi, Karen, Ronnie and Stuart) took both of their skiffs (Seabhag and Iolair) to the Castle to Crane race at the Clydebuilt Festival, a 13 mile (21km) row along the Clyde…

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Exciseman’s Chase 2018 in Maidens

On Saturday 8th September ACRC took part using skiff Seabhag in the Exciseman’s Chase, a race of approximately 8 kilometres out of Maidens Harbour. Eight Clyde clubs (Arran, Carrick, Cumbrae, FOCCR, Prestwick, Troon, Renegade and Royal West) battled valiantly through choppy seas at the scenic foot of Culzean Castle, changed…

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Round Arran Relay 30th June 2018

Out of bed at 4:15am to check the wind forecast I saw that the cloudbase was below 500ft on Goatfell! Not a promising start to the day. Luckily as we got Seabhag ready for launching the sun rose and the cloud began to burn off. The first stage crew set…

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2nd Arran Regatta, 16th-17th June 2018

A wet start Saturday began early in the morning with a hive of activity in the pouring rain. As the last crews arrived on the first ferry, Lamlash Yacht Club was humming – gazebos going up, rowers welcomed with hot drinks, the course laid and the hard standing quickly filled…

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Racing with the white horses

Fired up after a professionally coached warm-up session by Laura Aitcheson, 5 of our rowers decided to brave the elements and have a row over to Holy Isle, racing with the white horses. Even in Lamlash Bay conditions can be a bit challenging now and then. A strong easterly forced…

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The Beast from The East

On 27th February, just before the “Beast from the East” hit us full force and the wind got really strong, five ACRC rowers had a really wild and invigorating row over to Holy Isle and back – some would say a definite “brown trouser row”. We were mightily impressed with…

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ACRC End of Season Dinner 2017

It was a lovely evening we spent on 28th October in the freshly reopened Drift Inn. A big thank you to Amy, Euan and their team for hosting us and spoiling us with a yummy dinner. We all had fun and enjoyed being together although everybody seemed to be a…

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