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Event - Sweep Stroke & Maiden Voyage – Olivia to cox – 28th July 12:00-13:30

Date(s) - 28/07/2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The shed at the marina


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Row Type – Sweep Stroke & Maiden Voyage (SS&MV)

Competency – Complete beginners

Seats – 4 seats available (2 competent crew will support)

Description – This is your very first experience of rowing in the form of a technique session. You will be shown the boat & oars, be informed on the safety aspects and basic commands required to enable you to move on to the Maiden Voyage.

Cox’s Comment – Do you have any questions? Don’t worry, many people do when they first start. You can contact you Cox (Olivia) by email Alternatively, email or message us on the Facebook page ‘Newhaven Gig Rowing Club – Sussex’. We are looking forward to seeing you!

Health & Safety – All rowers must have an up to date PARQ form and inform the Cox of any new injuries or concerns that may affect your ability to row.

Please ensure you come prepared to row and with appropriate footwear and clothing (no jeans).

  • Water – This is essential on all rows
  • Hot weather – Hat, sunglasses, sun cream etc…
  • Cold weather– Layers, hat, scarf, gloves (you can always remove surplus layers and additional kit can be put in the bow)

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  • Beth Barnes
  • Naomi Ellis
  • Laura Pullan
  • Sarah Edwards
  • Kathleen Ward