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Lymington Amateur Rowing Club was established in 1881. Our clubhouse can be found on the corner of Quay Road in Lymington. The club has and always will promote the fun & social side of the sport as well as the serious aspect of competitive rowing.

If you would like to try rowing for a bit of fun or if you are an established rower wishing to train hard please get in touch, join up now or come along to the club house, we are looking forward to seeing you.

Club Newsletter
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    Club Members from Lymington write about our organisation's recent activities here including News and Regatta Results. For more info you can go to our Facebook page.


    Ryde Regatta

    On 21st May we took a trip to the island and took part in the first regatta of the weekend which was Ryde Regatta. We had a good turn out with the ladies senior 4's, mens masters 50's, mens senior pairs and ladies junior pairs. 

    It was a great day with a win for Ladies junior Pair (Olivia Bull & Lucy Taylor) and Mens masters 50 (Tim, Townsend, Kenny Chalk, Alan Taylor, Tim Bull.)


    Coalies Regatta 

    The season was kicked off with the first regatta starting at Coalporters Rowing Club in Southampton. With two of our crews having a heat to fight through first, it started tense. 

    The first crew to paddle out was the junior ladies pair. Livvi Bull and Lucy Taylor had a nervous start but were in the lead as they got to the buoy turn. Pushing out the buoys they got that much needed lead to row it home for a win and in to the final.

    The next crew up was the ladies senior 4. They had a strong race with fighting through was and passing boats to finish second. The crew of Laura Lock, Katie Martin, Chloe Martin and Jo Wells then had the nervous wait to see if they made fasted looser. Of course they did so now just the long wait till the final.


    When the finals started the junior pair were off first. All 3 crews were strong and it was a great battle down the course. Lymington got a lead early on and held the crew back with a comfortable row over the line.

    The next final was Men’s Masters 50. A crew of Tim Bull, Alan Taylor, Kenny Chalk and Tim Townsend had a tricky start as the new starting system was being tried out that day. Dodgy microphones from the umpires lead to a false start but after Lymington realizing the mistake and stopping the race they had a cracking start to kick off the final. Coxswain Daisy Bradford nailed a tight turn and Lymington were out in front. They pushed their was through to win the final.

    The last race of the date for Lymington Rowing was the ladies Senior 4. The girls had a great start and stayed with the other crews down to the buoy turn. They had a great finish in 3rd including the club on the bridge singing Happy Birthday to Laura Lock as they rowed over the finish line.


    It was a great day for the whole club and a brilliant way to start off the season.


    Next regatta: Ryde 21st May and Shanklin 22nd May 2016


    Great Start To The Season!

    Lymington rowing club had a great start at Christchurch Head of the Stour. We had 5 fours racing including a river 4, 2 pairs, 1 double, an 8 and a scull! With a win in the mens senior pair, the mens open double and the ladies junior double. 

    Below are some pictures of the day! (next stop Southampton 4's Head) 




    Happy New Year

    I just want to take the chance to say thank you to all our members and supporters. The year has had its up and downs as every year does but the club is still alive and thriving! With this very wet winter training is still going on and anyone is welcome to join! 

    Starting with running every Monday night from the rowing club. We will be setting off at 6:30pm so make sure you're down there for then and grab a high vis.  

    Next we have Circuits starting this Wednesday night at 6:30-8pm. This is held where it usually is at Priestlands School Gym (Right side of the cage.) Same applies as running, make sure you get there before 6:30pm so we can start on time. 


    The first race of the year will be Thames Valley Trail Head (31st January). We have a good turn out of crews for this race and will be competing in all 3 sections. This is a very popular race so we will need entries in asap to make sure we can get a chance. The form is on the notice board as usual.  

    We have the regulars racing but we will also be putting out a girls J15 crew of Eliza, Phoebe, Fern and Mads. We look forward to training with you all up to race day! 

    There will also be putting a boys crew together for the day. This will be finalised early this week so we can get training next weekend. 

    I have placed a list below of all the race dates this year. I hope to see you all there for some pot hunting! 


    Sat 12th March - Christchurch Head

    Sat 9th April - Southampton Coastal HORR


    Sat 14th May - Coalies 

    Sat 21st May - Ryde

    Sun 22nd May - Shanklin

    Sat 28th May - Lymington

    Sat 4th June - Christchurch 

    Sat 11th June - Poole

    Sat 18th June - Newport 4's

    Sun 19th June - Newport Smalls and Juniors

    Sat 25th June - Swanage 

    Sat 2nd July - Alternate date for Swanage 

    Sun 9th July - Bournemouth 

    Sat 16th July - Southsea

    Sat 23rd July - Woolston

    Sat 13th August - Itchen 

    Sat 20th August - BTC


    Sat 3rd September - South Coast Championship (Herne Bay) 


    We hope to see you all there, whether you’re rowing, supporting or keeping the tea tent going! 



    Hello all! 

    I know it's early but we've got to start planning the exciting things! right?!