Rowing Ireland Welcomes New Coastal Clubs

There are now fifteen new Coastal clubs affiliated to Rowing Ireland. In addition there are a further three clubs which practice both river and coastal rowing. Most of these clubs practice the exciting FISA coastal rowing in sliding 1X, 2X and 4X boats which are designed for offshore rowing.

At a recent meeting of these clubs, the delegates present decided that the 2017 Irish Open Coastal Championships will be hosted by Arklow Rowing Club on 9/10th September. In addition a working group was created to organise and develop the sport.

The coastal clubs affiliated to Rowing Ireland are:

Ahakista RC
Arklow RC
Bantry RC [dual code club]
Cairndhu RC
Castletownbere RC
Courtmacsherry RC
Donegal Bay RC
Galley Flash RC
Kilmacbea RC
Kilmacsimon Swimming & RC
Killorglin RC [dual code club]
Kincasslagh RC
Loughross Point RC
Myross RC
Portmagee RC
Ring RC
St Michael’s RC (Dun Laoghaire)
Waterville RC [dual code club]


Monika Dukarska winning the FISA World Championship in the CW1X at Monaco in 2016

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