Dunbar Rowing Club's Kenny Maule has been tasked to organise, and lead, the East Lothian legs of the “RowAround Scotland 2020” relay around the coast of Scotland. All 70 member-clubs will  take part, joining up their communities and promoting Scotland’s wonderful coastline and waters along the way. Our St Ayles Skiffs are a class of four-oared rowing skiffs, each actually built by their communities.

Our preliminary planning meeting was held in January at McArthurs Store, clubs attending: North Berwick, Dunbar, Cove, St Abbs, Eyemouth and the ‘Northumberland’ clubs (Amble, Craster, Alnmouth, Whitburn).

East Lothian’s legs will take place during 30 Aug. – 20 Sept. You will see us snaking our way along, 10+ skiffs.

Route: North Berwick, Dunbar, Cove, Pettico Wick, St Abbs, Burnmouth, Tweedmouth, up the Tweed, Paxton House, then overland to St. Mary’s Loch to hand over the baton to Annan, thus completing the ‘circle’ around Scotland. 

For more info, click link:  https://scottishcoastalrowing.org/2020/01/22/celebrating-community-spirit-with-rowaround-scotland-2120/

RowAround Scotland 2020 is supported by the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 events fund, managed by EventScotland to celebrate its coasts and waters with a year-long programme to shine a spotlight on these vital elements of our seas and landscape.

“The batons are made in sections, the first being the blue-and-white resin mix to form the sea. The pewter skiff was cast and placed in the centre and encased in clear resin with added sections of black walnut and oak, engraved with lettering.”

The Clubs will also trawl nets for research by Oban's research centre (the first time this has been done). Various beach cleans will also be done.

Click <<READ MORE>> for a photo of the superb batons which will be passed along.

Photos courtesy SCRA rowing.

Have any questions? Give us a call 01368 865 404