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Welcome to Weyfarers
Leaders in recreational and touring rowing

Weyfarers is the recreational arm of Weybridge Rowing Club. We are one of just a handful of recreational and touring rowing clubs in the UK, formed for and by people who think rowing should be FUN!

  • No time to train 8 days a week?
  • Love rowing, but want to have a life as well?
  • Never tried rowing, but want to have a go?

Then maybe YOU should try recreational rowing!!

Don't get us wrong - we don't just paddle around. We aim to improve our technique and get fit, just like our more competitive friends. But our horizons are wider.....

Never rowed before? No problem! We run learn to row courses in the Spring, Summer and Autumn.  The dates of our 2015 courses are now available.

The next Learn to Row course starts on 15th April and comprises 10 sessions on Wednesday evenings and Saturday afternoons.  Places are going fast - only 3 left - so book now!

Our address:

Thames Lock
Jessamy Road
Weybridge
Surrey
KT13 8L

See here for directions and map

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River State
updated 3rd March 2015 at 08:30
For the latest information, check the Environment Agency website. If our reach = Shepperton to Sunbury.- is RED we will not be rowing
Also a link to the EA Height Gauge at Shepperton Lock.
Latest News
This week's outings
Back to white boards, and the outlook for the rest of the week is good.
No normal outing this Sunday morning as it's the Hyne Cup.  There are still a few places available, so sign up on the Events list if you would like to take part.
Forthcoming events
The Hyne Cup is next Sunday - sign up on the Events sheet.
The 2015 calendar has been updated - click here for the full calendar and here for a month-by-month summary
Social Events
Join in the lunchtime Sunday Socials on the first Sunday of each month.  Free nibbles and a chance to relax over a drink or two!
The British Rowing tourers dinner will be on Saturday 14th March 2015 at Leander Club in Henley.  Details here
News from Chile!
More news from Annette (24/01/15) "I am surviving my cycling trip so far. (a little more than 600Kms) We are staying in a pueblito called Cerro Castillo where it is possible to communicate. The view of the mountains is absolutely superb. Today, we are trekking to a laguna. We could go on horseback but I don't fancy  seating on a saddle again. Thanks to our German  equipment, no punctures and no injuries." There's a photo on our photo page
Weybridge Winter Head
The Weybridge Winter Head included a category for "Explore" coxed quads for the first time this year.  We had 3 crews in the event, and loaned boats to Guildford and Burway so they could take part as well.   Everyone enjoyed themselves, and Roy, Mel, Kate and Jayne, coxed by Lara, won the event.  Full results here and photos here.  Our boats were in Division 2.
British Rowing National Tour
18 Weyfarers took part in the national tour on the River Severn from 28th - 31st August.  The weather was kind and everyone had a great time.  Many thanks to Upton Rowing Club for their superb organisation.  Photos here
Hide Awey
The new roof is in place, so hopefully no more leaks!
The blade rack is finished, but we need paving stones.  If anyone has any, please bring them to the club.
FISA Tour 2015
Details of this year's FISA Tour, from 12th - 18th September on Lake Maggiore, Italy, see our Touring page for details.  Entries have now closed.
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