Row Lochboisdale Results 2018

The first major rowing regatta in the Western Isles was really good. We had skiffs from N Uist, Berneray, Bragar, Barra, Siabost, Lochinver, Ullapool and Brora. Friday night had NE winds of 30 mph which kept the boats off the water and made for some memorable camping. Saturday was much more reasonable and gorgeously sunny. The races started outside the marina breakwater, round a 1.7km triangle and finished within the marina which was exciting for spectators. Lochinver won their first trophies and close racing was had all through the fleet but it was Golspie’s large and fit team of 28 people which prevailed in the end. Ullapool came second and Siabost came third. The hospitality was amazing and really well organised. The marina was a great place for crews to change over and for spectators to enjoy the racing, and the showers are lovely! Well done to Cheryl and Robert Taylor for bringing together the whole community to a relaxed, fun event in a stunning location.



Friday 25th

No rowing due to very high winds into the harbour mouth

Saturday 26th

Race 1 45+ Women 1st Ullapool 2nd Lochinver 3rd Golspie

Race 2 45+ Men 1st An Eathar 2nd Ullapool 3rd Golspie

Race 3 Open Mixed 1st An Eathar 2nd Golspie 3rd Bragar

Race 4 60 + Mixed 1st Ullapool 2nd Golspie 3rd Uist

Race 5 45 + Mixed 1st Golspie 2nd An Eathar 3rd Lochinver

Race 6 60 + Men 1st Ullapool 2nd Golspie 3rd Berneray

Race 7 60 + Women 1st Golspie 2nd Ullapool 3rd Berneray

Race 8 Open Men 1st Golspie 2nd An Eathar 3rd Lochinver

Race 9 Open Women 1st Bragar 2nd Golspie 3rd Lochinver

Total Points:

1st Golspie 28 / 2nd Ullapool 18 / 3rd An Eathar 14 / 4th Bragar 11 /

5th Lochinver 10 / 6th Berneray 8 / 7th Uist 7 / 8th Barra 1

And a great day was had by all!

Robert & Cheryl Taylor

Chair UIst Coastal Rowing ClubRow Lochboisdale Results

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