Southsea regatta took place this weekend and small boats were the order of the day for Shanklin Sandown Rowing Club. Southsea regatta remains one of the largest in the country in terms of entries as the Hants and Dorset ARA combine with Coast ARA to race on the notoriously rough waters of Southsea. Shanklin had just four entries on the day, with three scullers and the Mens Senior pair venturing over to Portsmouth. The first race of the day came for the Mens Senior Pair who ra
Congratulations to Daisy Faithfull who has won not one, but two gold medals representing England in the Home International Regatta at Cork in Ireland. Daisy was selected to row in the coxed Four and the Eight. Brilliant result.
Congratulations to Riley Horrix who won Silver in the Boys J14 Omnium event at the British Junior Championships at Holme Pierrepoint in Nottingham. The Omnium tests all aspects of rowing a single scull, including standing up and turning round in the boat, a slalom course, a 500 metre race, and turning the boat correctly. Ethan Walters was unlucky after a controversial judging decision not to join Riley on the podium and was placed sixth but actually posted the fastest slalom
Congratulations to Daisy Faithfull on her selection to row for England in the Home International at Cork. All club members would like to congratulate Daisy on this fantastic achievement, the culmination of months of hard work, training, long journeys for exhausting trial weekends, and at the same time taking her A levels at school.!! I am sure every club member is over the moon on the news of Daisy's success, and know that Daisy will do the club proud!!! Also our thanks to Cl
BTC hosted the 10th regatta of the HDARA season on Saturday at Weston Shore. Shanklin had 8 crews entered, all having great rows in the challenging conditions. In the first Mens Novice Sculls heat, Jamie Gamble rowed well to finish 2nd, earning a place in the final. Joe Robertson was drawn in the 3rd and final heat where he came 4th, missing out on joining Jamie later on in the day where he finished 4th overall. The Girls J16 four of Yasmin Wright, Lottie Tapsell, Mia Phelan,