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Rowers excel in Trondra hat race

Rowers excel in Trondra hat race

26/06/2009, by in Sport

By Mark BurgessThe gruelling yoal rowing race that circumnavigates Trondra took place last Friday evening.This test of endurance, stamina and tactics is one of, if not the, longest rowing races staged in local waters. It encompasses a range of weather, sea and tidal conditions on the coas... Read more...

Joy for Nesting rowers in first regatta

Joy for Nesting rowers in first regatta

12/06/2009, by in Sport

The first ever Nesting Rowing Regatta took place at the old air station at Catfirth on Saturday, with the weather providing ideal rowing conditions with a few showers and sunny intervals.There were 11 clubs represented from Unst to Bigton. Unst had travelled down to take part in only one race ... Read more...

Choppy seas as rowing season begins

Choppy seas as rowing season begins

05/06/2009, by in Sport

The first rowing regatta of the season got off to a good start at Collafirth in Northmavine on Saturday. Conditions were bright, if a little choppy at times, and 11 clubs were represented with around 300 rowers taking part in eight classes: veteran men, veteran women, open men, open women, under-21 ... Read more...

Hot yoal action in Unst

Hot yoal action in Unst

20/06/2008, by in Sport

THE UNST Yoal Regatta took place last weekend on a bright and breezy Saturday afternoon.Ten yoals ventured north for a full day of activities ranging from yoal racing to bairns' activities, and of course the annual tug-o-war.The Friday night games were well attended, with five teams taking part ... Read more...