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Welbeck's Scratch Regatta Report

Posted by William Vinnell on Friday, April 26, 2013,

On Saturday the 20th of April, Welbeck College joined Devils Elbow Rowing Club for a small get together at the club. The weather was boiling and the water flat, perfect conditions for the boat naming, the barbeque and the scratch regatta we had planned. We kicked things off with the boat naming ceremony, with ‘Doc Morgan’ being named by none other than... Doc Morgan and the clubs very own Jim naming ‘The Lion’. As soon as the boats were named, we sprung into action and ran straight to...


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Boat naming and Mini Scratch Regatta

Posted by Julie Paillin on Monday, April 22, 2013,
So the day had finally arrived that I had been waiting for. It has been a long time coming, I started applying for funding for these new boats and putting in my heart and soul into the project at another local club. My efforts were being wasted and soon enough we had our own club DERC to try once again to raise the funds for get these boats which are so vital to growing the club. 
The boats are imported by Neil's sister Sandra, all the way from China. On the order form I had stated a Devil's t...
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June - Ironbridge Regatta 2012

Posted by Julie Paillin on Monday, July 9, 2012,
It was decided that our beginners needed to experience a British Regatta and that Ironbridge Regatta would provide the best experience, both racing, beautiful surroundings and of course the Saturday night PARTY!!

Everyone arrived on the Friday night, tents were put up and the rain came down. The wettest summer ever! The club could not split their eight as it had to be glued together using carbon fibre strips due to a leak in the split. So we had arranged to kindly borrow a boat from Ironbridge...
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