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  • Festive raffle tickets now on sale
    Contributions of festive fayre are welcome for our Christmas raffle hampers! Rachel has baked a wonderful Christmas cake as a prize as well. Tickets are on sale in the shed, just a pound a strip.

    Posted by Queensferry Rowing
  • Tides for the week ahead
    Rachel reports: A cold week behind us, another cold week ahead. The chat this past weekend focused on recommendations on winter rowing gloves! We all felt it in the hands, but lovely calm waters and interesting skies kept us going!! 

    A certain young lady we all know celebrated a milestone birthday with her first row with us on Saturday (see photo), and did so well. What better way to start a birthday? Happy Birthday F!!

    Monday 20th November
    08.44 —- 1.1 m L.        15.47 — 5.5 m H

    Tuesday 21st
    09.14 — 1.2 m L          16.17 — 5.5 m H

    Wednesday 22nd
    09.40 — 1.4 mL.        16.52 — 5.3 m H

    Thursday 23rd
    10.06 —- 1.6 m L         17.31 —- 5.2 m H

    Friday 24th 
    10.37 — 1.8 m L.        18.13 —- 5.0 m H

    Saturday 25th
    11.17 — 2.1 m L.      18.58  — 4.9 m H 

    Sunday 26th
    12.07 — 2.4 m L.       19.47 — 4.7 m H

    Plenty of opportunity for midweek rowing, have a good week everyone!
    Posted by Queensferry Rowing
  • Tides for this week
    Rachel reports: Winter is upon us now, but this week has decent tides and some fine weather for midweek rowing. There is no early morning training on Saturday, and there will be time for a catch-up from 9am before there is enough water for the regular social rowing session.

    Monday 13th November
    10.39 — 5.0 m H.       17.11 —- 2.1 m L

    Tuesday 14th 
    11.43 — 5.2 m H         18.08 — 1.8 m L

    Wednesday 15th
    06.44 — 1.2 m L.         12.38 —- 5.4 m H

    Thursday 16th
    07.27 —- 1.1 m L.          13.25 — 5.6 m H

    Friday 17th 
    08.02 —- 1.1 m L.          14.08 —- 5.6 m H

    Saturday 18th
    08.26 —- 1.1 m L            14.45 —- 5.6 m H.  

    Sunday 19th
    08.14 —- 1.1 m L             15.18 —- 5.6 m H
    Posted 14 Nov 2017, 05:59 by Queensferry Rowing
  • Reminder: Christmas get-together at the Hawes Inn

    Donna writes: We have 13 signed up already for our Festive do.  I have spoken with the Hawes, who advised that a deposit of £5 per person will be required by November 13. Pre-order has to be in by Friday, 24th November.

    The festive menu and pre-order form have been sent out to you all by email - can they be returned to me please.  I can then collate and give to the Hawes. Marion or myself will let you know when and where to pay the deposit money.

    The festive menu can be viewed by clicking here.



    Posted 5 Nov 2017, 06:34 by Queensferry Rowing
  • Tides for the week ahead, Nov 6 to 12
    Rachel reports: All is well for rowing each day this week, although better from late morning Mon/Tues/Wed for anyone planning a midweek row. The photo below is from a row on Saturday morning, and crews on Sunday encountered the same conditions: the water around Inchgarvie is calm, but off the eastern end of the island it's all swirling currents and wavelets, quite fun to row in! You can feel whirlpool-like currents grab the boat. More photos on Flickr. Also on Flickr, photos of the cox training on Saturday afternoon

    Monday 6th November
    08.57 —- 0.6 m L        16.09 — 6.1 m H

    Tuesday 7th
    09.36 — 0.8 m L.       16.56 — 6.0 m H

    Wednesday 8th
    10.19 — 1.1 m L         17.45 — 5.7 m H

    Thursday 9th
    06.14 — 5.7 m H      11.11 — 1.5 m L

    Friday 10th 
    07.09 — 5.4 m H         12.20 — 1.9 m L

    Saturday 11th 
    08.11 — 5.1 m H        13.54 — 2.2 m L

    Sunday 12th 
    09.24 — 5.0 m H       15.53 — 2.3 m L

    Posted 5 Nov 2017, 06:23 by Queensferry Rowing
  • Questing Queensferry Quines' winning cruising log
    To see the whole thing, first click on the headline above: "Questing Queensferry Quines' winning cruising log". Then click on the wee box with an arrow on it, to "pop out" the document. 


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    Posted 30 Oct 2017, 04:23 by Queensferry Rowing
  • Forthcoming tides
    Rachel reports: As we leave October, we have completed the last of the SCRA events at stunning Loch Tummel yesterday, and as a club we are delighted to have contributed greatly to the SE region's win of the annual trophy. It was a very satisfying way to leave a successful season behind and move onwards into November.

    We are now back on GMT, and the tides are good for us for the next few weeks. Pictured right is an encounter on Sunday with North Queensferry - all agreed it was a wonderful day for a row!

    Monday 30th October
    10.41 — 4.6 m H.      16.46 — 2.2 m L

    Tuesday 31st 
    11.44 — 5.0 m H        17.29 — 1.9 m L

    Wednesday 1st November
    05.51 — 1.4 m L     12.32 — 5.3 m H

    Thursday 2nd 
    06.31 — 1.1 m L.      13.16 — 5.6 m H 

    Friday 3rd 
    07.09 — 0.8 m L.       13.58 — 5.9 m H

    Saturday 4th 
    07.46 — 0.6 m L        14.40 — 6.1 m H

    Sunday 5th
    08.21 — 0.6 m L.       15.24 — 6.1 m H 

    Posted 29 Oct 2017, 14:02 by Queensferry Rowing
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Queensferry Rowing Club is an affiliate of the Scottish Coastal Rowing AssociationThe SCRA was formed on the 29th of May 2010 to restart Coastal Rowing and Racing across Scotland. Communities are invited to form a club, which will then build a skiff from scratch, before joining the wider community of clubs for a range of friendly and competitive rowing across Scotland.

Queensferry Rowing Club is home to two skiffs: Ferry Maid and Ferry Lass. We are based out of Port Edgar and hope to welcome anyone who is interested in taking part. If you wish to have a go, please feel free to just come along at one of our usual times or contact a member of the committee. See the menu on the left for links to more information.


            

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