Browsing Archive: August, 2011

A great weekend with Rex

Posted by Ynys Mon Rowing Club on Tuesday, August 23, 2011,

Over the weekend of the 20th & 21st August we were joined by Rex Boat Club from Chester. Usually a river rowing club, they fancied giving sea rowing in Bull Bay a go, so we took them for a tour of our coastline on Saturday, and had some short races on Sunday. Oh, and not forgetting a great social in the Trecastell Hotel on Saturday evening - food was fantastic and the company even better!!

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Anglesey Harbour Porpoise Population

Posted by Ynys Mon Rowing Club on Monday, August 15, 2011,
The following is from a BBC report into whale, dolphin and porpoise populations off the coast of Wales.

A bottle nose dolphin

A total of 158 dolphins and whales were spotted off the coast of Wales in an annual survey, says a marine charity.

Six different species were seen during the weekend exercise by Sea Watch volunteers.

The largest was a group of 44 bottlenose dolphins spotted near Anglesey, while others included minke whale and harbour porpoise.

Remaining data from boat operators may incr...

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August - A bit of a break from racing

Posted by Ynys Mon Rowing Club on Saturday, August 13, 2011,

August offers a bit of a break in the schedule of rowing on Anglesey, with the last two races in Aberaeron and Aberystwyth on the 23rd & 24th July, there's a much needed break of just over a month until the next race in Caernarfon.

Aberaeron and Aberystwyth were two difficult race days, not least due to the prospect of some members racing four times over the two days. The club finished well in all the races, coming away from the weekend with a very good points haul for the end of season trophi...

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