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Upcoming Events

13/07/2024

Llandaff Regatta

8 rowers will test their mettle at this great regatta

20/07/2024

Carmarthen River Festival

29/08/2024

Summer Training Camp 4 days at Castle Dor RC in Cornwall on the stunning river fowey

24/08/2024

Gloucester Regatta Masters and Juniors

23/09/2024

Monster The Loch

Recent Events

21/06/2024 Longest Day Row

It was the longest day and we planned on taking advantage of the extra sunlight to head down to Llansteffan and back 29km followed by a BBQ at the quay centre.

In reality it was torrential rain and big swells sow e swapped out for some coastal sculls and everyone had a great time anyway and we skipped the bbq to head into the dry at sloppy joes HQ for a refuel

15/06/2024 Welsh Coastal Sculling Championships

We don't normally compete in coastal competitions but thought we'd head down to see what its all about. The club had an amazing day bringing home several medals, just goes to show those flat water rowing skills are transferrable.

01/06/2024 Hereford Regatta

It was great to meet up with some old club friends at hereford and we had good racing to watch all day the J15 W2x won their semi final and gave it their all in the final . Well Done

25/05/2024 Monmouth Regatta

We had some great rowing from all participants and the sun was shining for the duration. Maisie Moore won her very first J15 W 1x competition, congratulations Maisie!

11/05/2024 Bristol Avon Regatta

We had a great day of racing down at the river Avon. We took home the W1x medal (Sterling Mason-Beddows) and a close up look at the trophy an amazing piece of history over 100 years old. The J15 W2x and J15 W1x had great races and the open races where we entered a 1x and 2x were exciting the 2x winning the semi but got beaten at the final. Great Racing all Round! Thanks for the Sun Bristol!

09/03/2024 Give it a Go Session

We had another excellent day introducing people to the sport of rowing. We went through some basic boat overviews, safety and then onto technical work on the indoor rowers before getting all the participants out on the water. Everyone did really well, and we look forward to seeing them out on the water soon. A massive thank you to all the help from volunteers, we couldn’t have done it without you.

19/02/2024 ACTIF Sports Awards

In February we picked up the runners up award for community sports club of the year at the Carmarthenshire Actif Sports Awards. We came up against some good competition alongside Ammanford AFC  who took the award for their truly inspiring activities and Carmarthen Triathlon Club. The reason we got into the top 3 nominations is wholly down to the commitment and good sport of all our members, parents, and volunteers. Keep it up!

Past Events

Head to our Gallery Page for some updated pictures on our latest goings-on!

Monster the Loch 2023

We entered a mens quad which took 3hrs 1 minute to complete the gruelling 21miles from the bottom to top of loch ness. A junion womens coastal double who did it an an astounding 3hrs42 and a legendary attempt through the swell in a fine single scull from Kate who completed the course in 3hrs7. See you again next year Nessie! 

26/27th August Gloucester Masters and Juniors, Gloucester Open and Ross Open Regattas

We attended a full weekend of racing, with numerous crews fielded on all three days.  Notable results from the weekend include:Sterling Mason-Beddows W18 1x and W 1x (Winner)Chloe White W 1x (Winner)

 

28th August Carmarthen River Festival

While other crews were off racing at Ross regatta, a number of squad members stayed in carmarthen to run the stand at our yearly River Festival event. You can see pictures of the event on our socials page, but it was a huge success with over £500 raised for the club!

26th-31st July 2023 Cornwall training camp 
We went to Castle Dore Rowing Club for our summer training this year, (video can be found on gallery page), and enjoyed amazing facilities, great water and trips to the beach. Thanks to all who made it possible, and to all rowers who attended.
 
Talula recieved the rower of the camp prize, for her progression over the 4 days of rowing.
 
8/9th July Llandaff regatta
We had our biggest ever regatta attendance, with 13 crews racing on Saturday over 1km and 12 on Sunday over 500m.There was some close and tough racing, and some great comments from all the attendees about how well Carmarthen was represented.
 
Open 2x, Jack and Ellison, 1st 
Womens 2x, Catrin and Sterling, 1st
July 2023 Give Rowing a Go sessions
We hosted a number of taster sessions throughout July, and have had wonderful uptake form these, into full members of the club.
 
Henley Womens regatta 2023
Chloe and Catrin took the pair along, and although they didnt qualify, were complimented on their rowing.  Watch the video hereWe are very grateful for the sponsorship of Roberts Boyt Independant Financial Advisors who have supported this campaign.
3rd June Hereford Regatta 2023
No wins but some excellent, close racing from Lili, Maisie, Ellison, Tom B, Shaun and Gabe.
Sponsored Row 2023
Tom Allison rowed 100,000m in a time of 7:30:56.7, which is a WORLD best so far this year.
 
Bristol Avon Regatta 2023
WINNERS Open 2x Shaun and Tom B
Quarter Final Womens 1x Sterling
Semi Final Womens 1x Chloe
Semi Final Junior Womens 1x Lili

Welsh Coastal Championships 2023, Mumbles

We had the pleasure of attending the Welsh Coastal Championships. It was hosted by Mumbles Rowing Club and Mumbles Yacht Club, and we were blessed with good weather and excellent rowing conditions. 

Caroline and Sterling bringing in a bronze medal in the CW2x category, despite having had a bit of a hard time seeing the buoys from on the water!

Gabe and Harri rowed in to gold medalsafter winning the CO2x U19 category, showing persistence throughout the race.

Finally, Gabe and Sterling in the CMIX2x U19 category put up a good fight and came away with another goldfor the club! Fighting off some strong crews all the way round the course. Incredible since they were a scratch crew on the day!

Incredible performances from all rowers at the amazing and successful event. We’re so proud of our crews and look forward to more events coming up!

 

Crîw Indoor Rowing Championship 2023

18-29 HWT Tom Baldwin 3rd 

40+ HWT Tom Allison 1st (PB)

18-29 LWT Jack Foxton 2nd

50+ HWT Craig Warden 3rd

50+ HWT Russell Jones 7th

50+ HWT 500m Craig Warden 5th

JM 11-17 500m Harri Jones  1st

JW 11-17 500m Alexia Lucaci 4th

Mens 18+ Relay Carmarthen 2nd

We would like to give a massive thank you to all involved in the organisation of such a well-run event. It was a pleasure to attend and a good reminder of all the brilliant talent that exists in our region. Here’s to next year!

WEHORR 2023

Carmarthen sent our first ever crew to Womens Eights Head of the River race 2023. We were placed 225th overall, which is credit to the British rowing points system as we were the 224th boat to start! We overtook two boats on our trip down the course too.  Time was 23:17 which was much faster than we expected to achieve which was exciting. 

Actif Communities sports awards 2022

We were nominated for Community Club of the year, and came runner up!

Christmas Dinner 2021

We recently celebrated a lovely evening at the Boar's head in Carmarthen for our Christmas dinner. 
We were lucky enough to have Paralympian Ben Pritchard to come and talk with us. He has recently been accepted onto the Board of Welsh Rowing, so it was really special to have him to join us.

You can find his website here, and follow him on Social Media to get updates on his Paralympic Journey.

Welsh Indoor Rowing 2021

Jessica Hall was a representing us at the indoor championships this year, and came third! (Photo below)

 

Llandegfedd Reservoir Training Camp​

We were lucky enough to be able to row at Llandegfedd this year for our winter training camp. We had a fabulous time and hope to be able to head back again soon!

World Rowing Coastal Championships 2021, Osareus, Portugal

Tom Brain and Swyn Williams attended the World Rowing Champs in Portugal this year. We are so excited to be able to train for the next years championships which are going to be hosted at Saundersfoot in Wales.

Welsh Coastal Championships 2021

Manon Dixon, Chloe White and Kate Evans went to the Coastal rowing championships over the summer.

There was a lot of competition and Manon came away with the win.
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