About Oban Rowing Club

The boat is now built, and is located in Oban close to the Sailing Club. We are trying to get out as often as possible in the evenings and new members are very welcome to come along and give it a go! How can I get involved? At this stage you can become a member…

Latest Progress

In the past week we have managed to get the bottom planks for both sides of the boat made up and have tidied up the joints  – so the boat will go faster!.  We are also getting on with fairing the hog which is as tricky as expected and requires a great deal of judgement…

Scottish Coastal Rowing

The Scottish Coastal Rowing Association was formed in 2010 with the backing of The Scottish Fisheries Museum to encourage coastal rowing and racing around the Scottish coast. The aim of the project is to provide a relatively inexpensive entry to the sport by using a design which can be built by the communities who will be rowing…

Get involved!

Whether you are interested in rowing, boat building, or just supporting a community project we would love to hear from you. St Ayles Skiff’s are great as they can be rowed by anyone – you don’t need to be the strongest or fittest to enjoy the sport, and it isn’t just about the competitions. Once…

In the news

The magazine Scotland Outdoors recently wrote an article on the current surge in community skiff building and racing, which can be viewed online. The article talks about the new wave of interest in skiffs and racing, and highlights the Seil skiff as well as the GalGael project in Govan and the all women crew the…