WSRA News

2016 September 19 - Welsh Rowing / Welsh Coastal Rowing Squad Success in 2016.

The Welsh Coastal Rowing Squad crews first international event will be the Irish Open at the end of September, before heading out to Monaco in October. Best of luck them in the upcoming events... Read more...

2014 July 28 - Aberystwyth Regatta / Teams from the Italian Fixed Seat Rowing Federation (FICSF).

Aberystwyth Rowing Club held their Annual Longboat Rowing Regatta. It was round 8 of the 2014 league calendar... Read more...

2013 January 18 - St Dogmaels / Llandudoch Celtic Longboat Club has been reformed.

The Club wishes to track down missing equipment... Read more...

2013 January 16 - Barry Yacht Club is looking to establish a sea rowing section.

Barry Yacht Club is looking to establish a sea rowing section. Sea Rowing is probably the fastest growing sport in Wales, with teams of all ages and sexes firmly established around the coast of Wales... Read more...

2012 December 8 - MYC Porthmadog Rowing have added the newest edition to their fleet of Celtic Longboats at a naming ceremony held on Pen Cai, on Saturday 8 December 2012.

MYC Porthmadog Rowing have added the newest edition to their fleet of Celtic Longboats at a naming ceremony held on Pen Cai, on Saturday 8 December 2012... Read more...

2012 November 3 - New Quay Community Rowing Club have a had a fantastic year and are becoming a power house of coastal rowing within Wales.

New Quay Community Rowing Club have a had a fantastic year and are becoming a power house of coastal rowing within Wales... Read more...

2012 August 18 - Welsh Rowing is seeking to fill the posts of Rowing Academy Coach (RAC) and Rowing Development Officer (RDO).

Welsh Rowing is advertising to fill two new posts. Please read the attached jobs description for a Rowing Academy Coach (RAC) and for a Rowing Development Officer (RDO).. Read more...

2012 July 3 - Welsh Rowing Chief Operating Officer Appointment.

Welsh Rowing formally announces today Will Parker as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). The role which has been supported by funding from SportWales for an initial period of two years intends to continue the development of the organisation and aims to drive forward its ambitions to develop a strong and vibrant rowing community in Wales.. Read more...

2012 April 24 - Welsh Rowing Chief Operating Officer Vacancy.

Welsh Rowing Chief Operating Officer (COO) ´┐Ż43,000 pro rata (21 hours per week - ´┐Ż24,000 pa) 2 year fixed term contract.. Read more...

2011 December 10 - Towy Boat Club Social Row.

The newest club in the Welsh Sea Rowing Association(WSRA), Towy Boat Club, organised a social row of 14 miles recently which was attended by another 3 clubs. The event was a great success.. Read more...

2011 December 06 - It's haul away for Llangwm Rowing Club.

Another successful season over, Llangwm Rowing Club take home a record 18 trophies from all over Wales.. Read more...

2011 December 03 - Coaching success for Borth Rowing Club.

On Saturday 3 December two of Borth Rowing Club's senior rowers were assessed by British Rowing's Dave Thompson and achieved a Level 2 Certificate in coaching rowing in coastal waters.. Read more...

2011 September 04 - Caernarfon 4th September 2011 race day.

The day began with everyone helping to unload the boats and get them on the beach before the start of the 10k road race which had over 200 runners taking part. After which came the procession of old sports cars. There were 9 boats taking part on a very warm still day. After the briefing all crews went to their boats and spectators took to the battlements of the club or found vantage points along the beach.. Read more...

2011 August 13 - The Dinas Head Challenge 2011 rowing race report and results.

Saturday 13th August was the date for annual 8 mile rowing race starting from Goodwick and finishing in Parrog Newport. The event hosted by Newport Boat Club has become a favourite with rowers from all over Wales. Read more...

2011 July 17 - The Castle to Caslte rowing race report and results.

The rain came and the wind picked up and swung more southerly so as the race progressed the conditions got a little choppy. The gradually stiffening breeze made the going tough for the rowers with wind against tide but they all did magnificently well ploughing through the chop. As the crews heard the cannons sound at the finish line there was much rejoicing and camaraderie as everyone cheered in the other crews. Read more...

2011 June 09 - Sport Wales recommends Sea Rowing in Wales.

Sea or coastal and offshore rowing is a sport that is thriving in Europe and growing in popularity across the UK. Read more...

2011 May 21 - Towy Boat Club has been able to expand its fleet thanks to support from Carmarthenshire County Council and the Sport Wales.

The Towy Boat Club has been able to expand its fleet with the addition of two Celtic Longboats, thanks to support from Carmarthenshire County Council and the Sport Wales. Read more...

2011 March 16 - Watersports Centre at Strathclyde Park near Glasgow was broken into on Monday 7th March

The Watersports Centre at Strathclyde Park near Glasgow was broken into on Monday 7th March and almost the entire contents of the Scottish Rowing Trophy Cabinet was stolen. Some of these trophies date back to the 1870's and are irreplaceable. Read more...

2011 Febraury 03 - Welsh Sea Rowing Association - Indoor Rowing Club

This is a new thread for all members of the Welsh Sea Rowing Association. The thread is about the Welsh Sea Rowing Association - Indoor Rowing Club, it will help you to learn more about indoor rowing and how that can help with your fitness. If you belong to a club affiliated to the WSRA you are automatically a member of the club. All rowers are welcome on the forum as the more information, opinions, advice and banter we get from around the country the better!

2010 June 19 - Clwb Rhwyfo Porthmadog Rowing Club - Race day 2010

On Saturday 19 June Clwb Rhwyfo Porthmadog welcomed coastal rowing clubs from North and Mid Wales to its annual race day. Seven clubs from Aberystwyth to Caernarfon entered crews of four rowers in Celtic longboats, each with a cox who steers the boat. Click here to read more.

2010 June 13 - Clwb Rhwyfo Mochras Rowing Club - a year in the life of!

Mochras Rowing Club was established in 2007 and held its second regatta at Shell Island last Sunday 13th June. This was the first of this year's Welsh Sea Rowing Association Northern league fixtures and provided an exciting day of racing between numerous teams based from as far North as Ynys Mon and other coastal towns right down the coast all the way to South Wales. Click here to read more.

2009 August 05 - The Dinas Head Challenge

Rowing against the clock, no less than 17 Boats turned out for the annual 8-mile rowing race from Goodwick to Parrog Newport. The event hosted by Newport Boat Club has become a favourite with rowers both local and as far away as North Wales and Tenby in the South. Click here to read more.

2009 May 20 - Record Rowers at Newport!

Record numbers of rowers turned out for the opening race of the WSRA League held at Newport last Sunday. With over 50 teams competing in four races on a challenging rough sea and against a brisk N.W. wind. Click here to read more.

2009 April 09 - Cleddau Race marks a buoyant start to 2009 for rowers!

On a sunny Saturday, 4th April, 34 teams from across Wales competed in the Cleddau Race organised by Neyland Rowing Club. The race began on the Cleddau at Picton Fields and finished at Neyland Yacht Club, a distance of just over 13 miles. Click here to read more.

2009 February 02 - Welsh Sea Rowers Stay On Positive Course!

At a well attended AGM in Aberystwyth, on 23rd January, the Welsh Sea Rowing Association committed itself to the continued expansion and development of the sport after a successful 2008. The meeting also saw widespread changes to the WSRA Committee as several long serving members decided it was time to take a well earned break! Click here to read more.