There was activity across the country last weekend with a number of events taking place including; Trinity Regatta, Lee Regatta, Ring HOR and the trial for the Bali Beach Games!

Trinity Regatta

Dublin University Boat Club and Dublin University Ladies Boat Club welcomed over 220 crews to Islandbridge last weekend for the annual Trinity Regatta.

The two lane 1800m course opened up exciting racing, with crews going head to head in a knock out style regatta. The event began on Friday evening and continued on Saturday for a long day of racing with races running every four minutes between 8:12am and 6:40pm.

Local clubs Commercial Rowing Club and Neptune Rowing Club shone again picking up the most silverware, taking away 12 and 10 wins respectively. Amongst the fleet of clubs from Ireland, Three overseas clubs also made the journey over to Dublin for the event.

Link to the results HERE

Lee Regatta

Lee Regatta kicked off the first of the sprint regattas this season with a substantial entry. Over 600 crews took to the water in the Marina for the 500m event.

With perfect weather conditions, the regatta was a huge success and a great day out for all those who attended. Well done to the event organisers and volunteers who made it all happen!

Link to the results HERE

Ring Regatta

Ring Head of the River was held on Saturday 13th May, after being postponed from March 11th. The weather couldn’t have been better for the second go with the 2km event in Drinagh lake and highly competitive races took place throughout the day.

The day began with the coastal events and finished up with seven mixed fixed seat events. The host club, Ring Rowing Club, had good results in the first head winning five races, but it was Kilmacsimon that had the strongest showing in the fixed seat events, winning five of the seven races!

Link to the results HERE

Bali Beach Games Trial

On Sunday, the trial for the female sculler for the World Beach Games took place on Ballinskelligs Beach. The ANOC World Beach Games are being held this year in Bali from August 5th – 12th and one female sculler will represent the Olympic Federation of Ireland.

An official announcement on the full World Beach Games Team selection will come from the Olympic Federation of Ireland soon!

Huge thank you to Portmagee Rowing Club for hosting the event, our sponsors, Swift Racing for providing boats and support on the day, and all of the athletes involved!