2020 Events

We do want to keep this as a comprehensive list of the huge amount of activity that goes on for St Ayles skiffs.  Please therefore ensure that your own event is here by contacting Sue Fenton (scwfenton@gmail.com).

Please send results and a brief report to secretary@scottishcoastalrowing.org within 24 hours of your event, so that folk can share their experiences and we can have a record of just how much racing etc has been done. Remember to submit your Cruising Log, recording adventurous journeys you have made during the year of a non-racing nature.

DateVenueOrganiserCourse TypeRegionNotes
8 December 2019NorwichCarrow Cup
14 December 2019NetherlandsWSV WoudrichemAltena Row Tour for charityAllevenementen-roeien@wsv-woudrichem.nl
21-23 FebruaryIsle of Seil, ArgyllSCRA
Passage Planning for ExpeditionsAll* priority given to section pilots of
RowAround. Free sleeping bag spaces, lunches, coffees etc.
Contact Sue for other accommodation options.
4 April to 24 OctoberCoast of Scotland SCRARowAround Scotland 2020, celebrating SCRA’s tenth anniversary
Annan to Loch Tummel
All13 regional sections, each with a ‘pilot’ for the passage and itinerary. All clubs in a baton relay.

2 MayUpper River TayWormit Boat clubFlotilla Row, 31km/19 miles, 3 legsSE

*By invitation only
7/8 MarchKinghorn, FifieSCRA/Kinghorn CRCRegatta Organiser’s CourseAllDetails tba
24 -26 April Dalavich, Loch Awe, ArgyllLoch Awe CRC
( formerly KIDs)
Loch Awe Skiff Race/adventure
14 mile race Dalavich to Taychreggan & return (crew change option)
14 skiffs max
main event on Sunday 26th
camping available
£25 registration fee
9/10 MayLoch LomondEastern ACRCLength o’ the LochSE/SWRow in company ( Sat); time trials on Sunday. Camping. 12 skiffs max.
16 May Largs, Firth of ClydeFOCCRRegattaSWBy invitation only:
SW Challenge
17 MayLoch Katrine
Sir Walter Scott Steamboat Trust

(120th Birthday)
Cruise in company; 9 miles to head of Loch, 9 miles backAll fleetpeople@gmail.com
Steamboats, fireworks, traction engines, fairground organ, camping, cafes
16/17 MayKings Lynn, NorfolkKings Lynn CRCRegattaEnglandwww.klcrc.club/regatta
22/23 May 2020Lochboisdale Harbour, South UistRobert & Cheryl Taylor
Grimsay Skiff Coastal Rowing
12-5 pm Friday
11-4pm Saturday
by invitation only; limited space
21/23 MayWoudrichem, NetherlandsWSV Woudrichem2nd International Regatta, 2k on 23 May.
21/22 rowing tour and silly races
23/24 MayForth & Clyde CanalScottish Canals/ Bob FleetFalkirk FlotillaSWCamping on Friday/ Saturday
29/30 MayIsle of LewisStornoway Rowing ClubRegattaNW/WIrosebugler@gmail.com
30 MayGreenock, ClydeRoyal West Amateur Boat ClubRegattaSWSocial gathering in evening
SW Challenge
4-7 JuneDumbartonDumbarton FestivalSW
6 JuneTroonTroon CRCRegattaSWadrianmccreadie@icloud.com
6 JuneCork, EireOcean to CityAn Ras Mor
2, 5, 12 or 15nm
Registation opens February 2020, early bird
CromartyCromarty CRCRegattaNEcromartyrowingclub@gmail.com
13 JuneForthNewhaven CRCForth Midsummer ChallengeSEclocksmagazine@googlemail.com
13 JunePrestwickPrestwick CRCRegattaSWtaylor-ang@sky.com
20 JuneBroughty Ferry, DundeeBroughty Ferry Boating2k regattaNErowing@royaltay.org
20/21 JuneIsle of ArranArran CRCRegattaSWBy invitation:
SW Challenge
27/28 JuneFirth of ForthEastern ACRCF120
distance rowing challenge
SEPlaceholder date; info to follow. By invitation only
4 JulyGolspieGolspie RCRegattaNEwill4445@hotmail.com
Open to all clubs
StranraerStranraer CRCRegattaSWtimothymiller97@gmail.com
31 July – 2 AugustStrangford LoughDown Coastal Rowing AssociationSkiffie Festival
Full adult & Junior regatta

see facebook: Skiffie Festival 2020 for more info
Saturday 1 AugustTarbert, Scalpay, Harris, Western IslesIsle of Harris Festival of the Sea
Feis an Mara na Hearadh
3.5 nm race Scalpay to Tarbert
1 nm races in Scalpay
Maritime Festival
Ceilidh after Saturday prize giving
Camping available 
8 AugustShieldaigShieldaig Fete & Rowing RegattaNW* Entries by ballot; closes 3 November 2019
8/9 August
Portsoy CRCRegattaNEeastervilla@gmail.com
22 AugustSouth Queensferry QRCRegatta and try-a- row, part of RowAround ScotlandSE* Forth clubs, by invitation: secretary@queensferryrowing.org

22 AugustDumfriesSal Culhiddy, Stove Network13 mile up the River Nith with the tide, finishing at the Nith FestivalSWsal@thestove.org
SW Challenge
23 AugustSolwayAnnan Harbour Action GroupAcross Solway, lunch, and return
10 miles
Bell Ringers CRAID
SWSW Challenge
29 August OrkneyOrkney CRCRegattaNWaudreycam05@gmail.com
Invitations to North Scotland clubs in first instance
29 AugustNorth BerwickNorth Berwick RCRound the islandSEenquiries@nbrowingclub.com
5 SeptemberAvoch, Easter RossAvochRegattaNEblackisleskiff@gmail.com
12 SeptemberSouth Queensferry QRCYouth RegattaSEsecretary@queensferryrowing.org
19 SeptemberRiver ClydeSCRA/ Clydebuilt Festival13 miles up the River Clyde, Dumbarton to Glasgow City CentreAllhttp://bit.ly/CastletoCrane

SW Challenge
24 OctoberLoch Tummel Sailing Club, PerthshireSCRAInter-regional Freshwater Sprints, Picnic Class and AGMAllRegional captains tbc

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