Recreational Rowing

 

Upton RC has an active Recreational Rowing side in addition to our competitive component. Rowing tours are arranged each year and members attend the annual BR Recreational Tour. Upton RC has itself organised multiple British Rowing Recreational Tours.

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St George’s Day Row (Upton Marathon)

St George’s Day Row (Upton Marathon)

With the prospect of some dry weather after a very wet winter Upton RC was joined by Birmingham RC and
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Peter wins West Midlands Volunteer of the Year

Peter wins West Midlands Volunteer of the Year

Well done to Peter for winning the British Rowing West Midlands Volunteer of the Year! (and for being the Poster
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British Rowing Tour visits the Lancaster Canal

British Rowing Tour visits the Lancaster Canal

This year's British Rowing Tour was organised by Peter.   A full report is available on the British Rowing website. https://www.britishrowing.org/2017/09/british-rowing-tour-visits-the-lancaster-canal/
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The Great Coal Row 2017

The Great Coal Row 2017

Lynn Stirling from Upton and myself joined the other rowers gathering at Coalporter’s clubhouse on Friday evening 26th of May
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Hamburg Rowing Tour 2017

Hamburg Rowing Tour 2017

After his success with the first European British Rowing Tour to Amsterdam in 2015, Richard Pickup from Nottingham RC was
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Thames Tour 2016

Thames Tour 2016

Over the past few years the Upton Recreation Rowing group have been rowing along the River Thames. On the 23rd
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2018 Calendar

10th March B.R. Tourers’  25th Anniversary Dinner at Leander Boat Club
13th – 20th May FISA Tour Costa Brava Spain.  Entries close 28th January
19th – 20th May Great Coal Row on the Solent
16th – 17th June Norfolk Broads Tour
30th August – 3rd September British Rowing 25th Anniversary Tour Bablock Hythe to Mapledurham
22nd September *date to be confirmed(subject to tides) Thames Tour: Weybridge – Putney

2017 Report

In 2017 the club attended the following recreational events

23rd April Joint row with Ross R.C. to Tewkesbury and back. Pub lunch in Tewkesbury.
10th – 12th May British tour to Hamburg.
26th – 29th May Great Coal Row on the Solent.
15th – 16th July Avon Tour boated at Evesham down Avon to Tewkesbury then up Severn to Upton.
24th – 27th August B.R. Tour of Lancaster Canal. 40 miles over 2 days. Peter and Sandy Barker organized this nationwide tour.

National recreational rowing website www.recrowing.org.uk