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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..... 

Take a look at our Photos page to see what we've been up to recently

Never rowed before? No problem! We run learn to row courses in the Spring, Summer and Autumn. 

Next course September.   COURSE FULL.  Book now to go on the waiting list

Our address:

Thames Lock
Jessamy Road
Weybridge
Surrey
KT13 8LG

See here for directions and map

 

River State
updated 6th March at 13:00
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 w/c 17th July
The next "Explore" regatta is at Maidenhead on 5th August.  Sign up on the Events Form if you would like to take part.  Our winning crew at Molesey are no longer eligible, as it's for novices only!

Coaching for the Weybridge Community Regatta continues this week.  The Schellenbacher and Wintech have been rigged for sweep rowing and will be used for the training sessions - hopefully these will not conflict with our outings.
Touring
Two crews took part in the Henley rows at the weekend, getting a close-up view of the regatta as they paddled alongside the course before enjoying lunch at the Flowerpot Inn.

Twelve Weyfarers took part in The Great Coal Row (Southampton) over the weekend of  27th - 29th May, organised by Southampton Coalporters Rowing Club.  Information here.  Photos will be posted as soon as I receive them.

Five Weyfarers took part in the Voga Longa in Venice on 4th June.   Thanks to our friends at Ruderclub Neuss in Luzern, Switzerland, who provided them with seats in their boats.

We are organising a tour from Lechlade to Oxford over the weekend of 13th / 14th August.  The tour is now full, but contact Nicole to go on the waiting list.
Social Events
Quiz Night - Saturday 30th September.
Wine tasting - date TBA
Annual Dinner Dance on Saturday 25th November at the Brooklands Hotel. 
Racing (though of course we are not a racing club!)
A win at Molesey regatta for Alasdair's crew (again) - Kate, Lisa, Lucas and Steve, beating Staines and Molesey.

Here are the results of the Desborough Challenge (Saturday 10th June)
  • 573 (Alasdair, Kate, Lisa, Lucas, Sharon) 39.04
  • 574 (Sarah, Nick C, Nicole, Kim, David G) 42.46
  • 575 (Alison, Kathryn, Julie, Gareth, Nick G-C) 43.29
  • 576 (Weybridge Ladies) 43.32
  • 577 (Goring Gap) 44.33
Pennants were awarded to the fastest Weyfarers crew (Alasdair) and the fastest visitng crew (WLARC).
Training and education
 
FISA Tour 2017
This year's international FISA tour will be in Italy from 16th - 24th September. 
Details here
Applications have now closed.
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