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Sport Wales Activity of the Week - You Guessed it, Sea Rowing!

Posted by Ynys Mon Rowing Club on Sunday, June 12, 2011,

Sport Wales/Chwaraeon Cymru

ACTIVITY OF THE WEEK

Sea Rowing

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

Due to the harsher conditions encountered, the boats are wider and more robust than those used on rivers and lakes.

Benefits:

In Wales, the Welsh Sea Rowing Association (WSRA) is responsible for coastal rowing competitions, including the WSRA League, which has two racing categories: Celtic Longboats and Yoles. The races include Junior, Seni...


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Ynys Mon at the World Rowing Coastal Championships

Posted by Ynys Mon Rowing Club on Wednesday, December 15, 2010,
In October a number of the clubs members competed at the FISA World Rowing Coastal Championships in Istanbul. Ynys Mon entered four boats this year and raced three, performing well against top flight opposition. Year upon year the competition gets tougher and tougher, and there's no doubt after this years event that good training and peak fitness is the key to a strong performance at next years event. Hopefully next year we'll be able to field an even bigger squad from the club, and make an e...
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