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08/02/2016 12:29 AM
Committee members to be elected for 2016
Emma Cheetham orchestrated the elections and the results were as follows. Position Nominee Chaiman Jim Chadwick-Williams                                                               Deputy Chairman Emma Cheetham Treasurer Paul Horsford Meetings Secretary Di Roberts Club Captain Terry IT & Webmaster Jamie (& Loz) Bosun Anthony Hewitt-Hicks Publicity Jenny Gatland Social Events Mel Smith, Jo Hill & Katy Peat.

05/01/2016 06:19 PM
Hi Rowers, It is time for our Club AGM and to elect a Committee for the 2016 season.  The AGM is to be held on Tuesday 26th Jan at 7pm. at the Hamble Sea Scouts HQ off Hamble Lane (Signposted The Police HQ the Scout HQ is through the gate straight ahead of you 100 … Continue reading AGM

24/08/2015 08:09 AM
Bursledon Regatta 2015 – Gig Racing Results
Saturday 23th Aug The Boat Yard Sheave Race Start No. Overall Position Boat Entrant Oars Time Blade Position 7 1 Point Source Hamble Sea Scouts Open 16.03.40 12 2 Exocet Hamble Sea Scouts Open 16.20.12 4 3 Giggler Shepherds Open 16.28.25 1 4 Constance Yachting Sports Open 16.28.85 2 5 Elephant Elephant Boatyard Open 16.36.52 … Continue reading Bursledon Regatta 2015 – Gig Racing Results

20/07/2015 07:12 AM
Rowing to Wareham – Saturday 1st August
Wareham is on the west side of Poole Harbour about 2 miles up the River Frome, a narrow river through reed beds and marshes. There is a pub on the Quay and a hotel with a garden just below the bridge.. It is difficult to launch in Poole Harbour because the whole of the west … Continue reading Rowing to Wareham – Saturday 1st August

14/06/2015 07:25 AM
Ashlet Creek Row 4th July
HW is at 1347.  We will start from Hamble Point Marina.  Terry will tow 3 Gigs down from Bursledon and use his RIB as a Safety boat.  It will take about 45 minutes to get there so we should aim to leave Hamble Point around 1230.  We will have to row out of the Hamble … Continue reading Ashlet Creek Row 4th July

23/04/2015 07:53 PM
The famous Crazy Daisy gig immortalised in pop video
Click here to see the crazy daisy gig it starts at 2 mins in to the song. Not sure about the ending – look out NATS….

11/02/2015 09:56 AM
Tuesday 3rd Feb
A quick thank you to all those who attended the ‘Hamble River Rowing Jolly Sailor new season kick start supper’ – Gosh what a mouthful And indeed it was, as usual a lovely supper from Amanda and her team served with warmth and laughter. Combined with this was the generous discount matched and returned to … Continue reading Tuesday 3rd Feb

05/02/2015 06:59 AM
Winter Sundays
The last three Sundays in January, two boats, full of happy rowers have made their way down river to join the queue at the Blue Star Café, enjoying the usual refreshments before making their way back. This time of year the river offers a continuing sight of all the birds that flock to the mud … Continue reading Winter Sundays

19/10/2014 01:39 AM
What Sundays were made for…
Sunday Morning October 19th Despite an unpromising early  greyness, six of us were at the Jolly Sailor and ready to row by 10.0am or soon after. We set off with a light ebb but against a stiff gusting wind. A minor contretemps and capsize in the lazer fleet was a momentary diversion.  We got to … Continue reading What Sundays were made for…

28/07/2014 01:11 AM
Round Carvey Island Race
One to look out for next year. 14 Miles with the tide. http://www.benfleetyachtclub.org/Rowing.html