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Recent Articles

Recent articles about Loch Ard Rowing Club have appeared in Scottish Rowing, Strathard News, and Canterbury Pilgrims Newsletter.

For the full text of these articles, click on the link below:

bullet Scottish Rowing
bullet Strathard News
bullet Canterbury Pilgrims
bulletJesus College, Cambridge 2002/03 Annual Report

Member News

August 2004 LARC acquires its first big boat - a Burgashell 4x/-
LARC Members visited from South of England to witness the launch of the clubs new 4x/- on 2nd August.  The boat was christened Aardvark by Sarah Cowderoy and taken for an inaugural outing by Andrew Rudkin (President), James Cowderoy (Captain), Ewan Pearson and Robb Muir - see photos.

June 2004 Loch Ard Rowing Club compete in 70 Wild Miles
Douglas Harrison, John Digney and James Cowderoy participated in 70 Wild Miles in Glencoe.

April 2004 - Jesus College Boat Club and Glasgow University Boat Club return for Spring Training Camp:
Jesus College (Cambridge) Boat Club visited Loch Ard for a second year in a row to undertake its Spring Training Camp.   This year both the 1st and 2nd VIII's participated.  Glasgow University also returned to Loch Ard for a week's training before easter. 

25 March 2004 - Loch Ard - A Code of Conduct Published
The Loch Ard - A Code of Conduct has  been published by the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority on behalf of the Loch Ard Recreation Management Working Group (of which LARC is a member).  A *.pdf file of the code can be downloaded by clicking here.  Also see Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority press release by clicking here.

June 2003 Loch Ard Rowing Club in 70 Wild Miles
8,000 raised for Cancer Research UK
Douglas Harrison and James Cowderoy participated in 70 Wild Miles in Glencoe.  Together with Iona Cowderoy, Patrick Harrison, Abby Harrison, and Gerald Harrison they raised 8,000 for Cancer Research UK.

April 2003 - Jesus College Boat Club Spring Training Camp:
Jesus College (Cambridge) Boat Club visited Loch Ard for the first time to undertake its Spring Training Camp. 

March 2003 - Win at Strathclyde:
At the Strathclyde University Easter Regatta held on 12th April, Christine Kerr and partner Julie Donn (Castle Semple R.C.) won the womens' R2 2x against opposition from Strathclyde University.  The race was held over a distance of 1,500m on the river Clyde.  Christine also coxed a Strathclyde University mens' novice IV to victory over opposition from Stirling University and another Strathclyde University crew.

Boating at The Glassert

Loch Ard to Ben Lomond