Madoc Yacht Club

Pen-y-Cei, Porthmadog, Gwynedd LL49 9AY Tel: 01766 512976
Madoc Yacht Club

MYC Rowing Section

Madoc Yacht Club

Note* The Rowing Section has it's own Web Site  → Visit Porthmadog Rowing Club

Porthmadog Rowing is a section of Madog Yacht Club based on the harbour in Porthmadog. We row in Celtic, fixed seat boats with crews consisting of four rowers and a cox. We are affiliated to the Welsh Sea Rowing Association.

We have four boats – Fleetwing, Madog, Glaslyn and Ysbryd Eryri (more commonly referred to as 69).

We compete in WSRA League races across Wales - Northern, Joint and Southern. There are also non-league races in which we take part including the bi-annual marathon, the Celtic Challenge – rowing about 90miles from Arklow, Ireland to Aberystwyth; the 22 mile Great River Race in London, and the 17 mile Ocean to City race in Cork

We hold two open days for friends and family - ‘Sweaty Fish’ (in the Summer) and ‘Frosty Fish’ (usually Boxing Day) events where experienced rowers and complete novices race in mixed boats. If you fancy jumping straight in with a crash course in Celtic racing, you can come for a social row unless you are a bit more competitive; please come along and have a go!

We hold a coaching evening every Tuesday which is open to new rowers.

We are a very sociable club with fun nights, use of a barbeque area and a great calender of events both on and off the water.

 

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