Rowing Organisations & Sites

New Zealand Coastal Rowing Association – Promoting the St Ayles in New Zealand
North American St Ayles Skiffs
North East  Skiff Association – coordinating St Ayles club activities in North East of England
Welsh Sea Rowing Association –  Celtic Longboat Rowing in Wales
WSV Wouldrichem–  St Ayles in the Netherlands
St Ayles Skiff Australia

Scottish-Rowing – the governing body of sliding seat rowing in Scotland

Social Media

Scottish Coastal Rowing Facebook Group
SCRA Official Facebook Page
I Love Coastal Rowing
Scottish Coastal Rowing Twitter


SCRA Clubs and New Skiff Builds

for a full list of UK clubs, their websites and facebook pages please go to the Clubfinder.  There is also an excellent links page on the Amble Coastal Rowing Club Website.  The following are just a selection, biased towards those that have good photo boat building blogs, or are updated regularly.

Ullapool Skiffs
The Coigach Lass
North Berwick Rowing Club
Pittenweem Coastal Rowing Club
Port Seton & Cockenzie (Boatie Blest)
Royal West of Scotland (Greenock)
South Queensferry
St Ayles Rowing Club, Anstruther
Stornoway Rowing Club
Bunillidh Rowing Club
Crail Rowing Club
Troon Coastal Rowing Club
Isle of Seil Skiff
Newburgh Rowing Club
Avoch Community Rowing Club

Furth of Scotland

Wind & Oar Boat School, Portland Oregon USA
Blakeney, Norfolk
Picton Ontario
Kings Lynn
Amble CRC (Northumberland)
WSV Woudrichem (Netherlands)

Associated Organisations

The Scottish Fisheries Museum who gave the project wings


Jordan Boats – concept and supplier of the Skiff Kit, and others
Scottish Wood (Dunfermline) any interesting sawmill with an unusual philosophy
Classic Marine for metal fittings and fixings for the Skiff

St Ayles Skiff Posts


St Ayles Skiff:  An independent forum for builders and rowers.



The Times Article – September 25, 2009 background article
Fife Today – 3rd Novenber report on Project Launch
Guardian 4 Jan 2013
Scotsman -Outdoors- 1 march 2010


Rowing for Pleasure’s report on the Launch
Charlie Hussey, Boatbuilder – Report and video of Launch
Dory-man, our Oregon supporter’s report with pix
InTheBoatshed’s Gavin Atkin reports on the Project launch
Ullapool Skiff Group’s project launch report, mainly pix and video


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