Big Entry for the Hawco Sprint Regatta
posted by Roy Sinclair
- 8 Aug 2011, 12:44 p.m.
Inverness Rowing Club is holding the HAWCO SPRINT REGATTA on Saturday the 13th
August. This year's event is again being supported by Hawco VW
The event is being held on the Caledonian Canal over a 500 metre course close
to the Boathouse. The event is very popular and this year has attracted many
crews from the central belt, Dumfries and Bradford as well as from the home
club. Also taking part will be a large contingent of members from the Royal
Chester Rowing Club and Grosvenor Rowing Club who are due to complete their
two day 65 mile Charity Row from Fort William to arrive in Inverness on Friday
afternoon - see note below for further information.
A full race programme of 70 races, which includes junior, senior and veteran
events, is due to start at 10.30 am and be completed shortly after 4.00pm.
Spectators are welcome to come and witness the tremendous spectacle of top
Scottish crews racing on a length of water which is acknowledged by many as
the best in Scotland for rowing. The Boathouse is located two hundred metres
beyond the Jacobite Cruises Office on the Torvean golf course side of the
Report submitted by - Roy R Sinclair (Hon President--Inverness Rowing
Club) - Monday 8th August 2011
PS - see
- and -
- for further information on Royal Chester Rowing Club's Great Glen Challenge