“Pride of Aln” Launched into Surf at Alnmouth


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The newest St Ayles skiff was launched by the Duchess of Northumberland at Alnmouth on Saturday.   The beautiful wee village has the calm waters of the Aln eastury on one side, and the less calm waters of the North Sea on the other side.  Pride of Aln went the wavy route, having crossed the beach from a rather splendid boathouse.alnmouth

 

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Pride of Aln is the fifth skiff in Northumberland, joining Grace (Gosforth), Byker Belle (Byker),  Coquet Spirit (Amble) and Crofton (Blyth)  Many rowers from these other clubs joined the crowd at the launch.  The clubs are working together to organise events for skiffies in the North East of England.  Follow what they are up to on the North East Skiff Association Facebook Page.

All photos by James Andrews of Northern Rowing, who also put together an article on the British Rowing website!

 

 

 

 

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