Feis na Mara (Festival of the Sea): Harris, July 2019

Boatie Blest took two boats and a strong contingent of rowers to the inaugural Feis na Mara on Harris. The event was held to celebrate the official opening of the community-run Isle of Harris Marina’s facilities at Tarbert and Scalpay and featured Scottish Coastal Rowing races alongside sailing and RIB events, as well as onshoreContinue reading “Feis na Mara (Festival of the Sea): Harris, July 2019”

2015 Freshwater Regatta, Loch Katrine, 24 October.

    The above event will be organised around Regions, with Club members enjoying composite crews for the various categories. SE Region Captains, Stuart Mack (Boatie Blest) and Gaynor Allen (Eskmuthe), will assemble crews for each race. Rehearsal or practice event/s will be held and anyone wishing to compete is invited to complete the FreshwaterContinue reading “2015 Freshwater Regatta, Loch Katrine, 24 October.”

Boatie Blest win 6 mile Dumfries race

The third Nith Navigation Race saw Boatie Blest and four other Coastal Rowing clubs race up river from Glencaple into Dumfries on a fast tidal current. Crews were started at 30 second intervals with Boatie Blest, as most experienced club, setting-off several minutes after a crew of young lads from Annan, another all male crew fromContinue reading “Boatie Blest win 6 mile Dumfries race”