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2 11, 2018

Muddy Rubble end of season regatta – October 2018

November 2nd, 2018|

The last Saturday of October coincided with the final regatta of the Southwest Coastal League season which descended on Plymouth. The ‘Muddy Rubble’ regatta hosted by Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club is considered by some participants as the highlight of the regatta season and long awaited after two previous weather postponements. [...]

24 10, 2018

The sun is shining in Exmouth Regatta on 20th October

October 24th, 2018|

On Saturday October 20th, The Southwest Coastal League descended on Exmouth accompanied by glorious sunshine. The sandy beach provided a perfect setting for the spectators that gathered to watch the competitive racing as hosts Exmouth (ERC) compete against Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club (MORC) of Plymouth, Teignmouth’s Teign Scullers (TS), and [...]

15 10, 2018

Pier to Pier Regatta in Torquay – October 2018

October 15th, 2018|

The Southwest Coastal Rowing League lived up to its name on Saturday 6th October as a coastal experience for the rowers in the ‘Pier-to-Pier’ regatta in Torquay. The most challenging conditions of the season to date awaited the crews from Exmouth Rowing Club (ERC), Plymouth’s Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club (MORC), Teignmouth’s [...]

4 10, 2018

September regatta in Teignmouth 2018

October 4th, 2018|

Saturday 15th September was the continuation of the Southwest Coastal League (SWCRL) season in Teignmouth; with the league standings in close contention. The waters were ready for Lead Weight 8 regatta hosted by Teignmouth Rowing Club, with participants from Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club, Exmouth Rowing Club, Torquay Rowing Club and Southampton. First was the [...]

23 09, 2018

Great Summer 2018

September 23rd, 2018|

Summer 2018 has been quite eventful for Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club. Our Rowers took part in Commonwealth Beach Sprints and the British Rowing Offshore Championships in Poole and the Welsh Open in Aberporth. Commonwealth Beach Sprints and the British Rowing Offshore Championships, Dorset, played host to 57 crews to compete [...]

27 04, 2018

Eventfull April 2018

April 27th, 2018|

The start of the season in April has been a very eventfull one for MORC with Breakwater Bash regatta and Sophie Harris, one our club members, receiving Bader Grant for for the pursuance of achievements by those with disabilities. With first regatta of the season out of the way it was for [...]

9 04, 2018

First Regatta of the season in Teignmouth

April 9th, 2018|

First weekend of April and first regatta of the season is making a history. It was a good day with loads of unexpected turns of events. First race of 8k and what it seemed like a good start in our ladies division finished with one of the boats returning just [...]

21 03, 2018

Sign up to Breakwater Bash Regatta in Plymouth

March 21st, 2018|

This is our first regatta this season being held in Plymouth, on Saturday, 21st April. It is open to all coastal rowing boats, quads, doubles, singles, and gigs. We have races for ladies, men, mixed and masters. Come and join us this year at Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club. For more [...]

13 03, 2018

New Season, New Adventures

March 13th, 2018|

It feels like it has been a long winter and a lot of training done. The more exciting days for this year are just ahead of us now. 2018 coastal rowing season is nearly here and Teign Scullers will be opening it officially with a regatta being held in Teignmouth on [...]

7 11, 2017

Busy October 2017

November 7th, 2017|

We had a very busy October this year with a lot of events happening. There is a little bit of summary below of what went on. WORLD COASTAL CHAMPIONSHIP - Thonon les Baines - 12th - 14th October  Following few regattas in September we traveled to Thonon Les Baines in [...]

31 07, 2017

Successes at BROC – July 2017

July 31st, 2017|

What an eventful weekend in Bournemouth at the 1st British Offshore Rowing Championship - 29-30th July Through rain and sunshine we got some amazing results: Women Coastal Solo with Fiona Carmichael - 32.50 Gold Open Coastal Double with Thomas Doherty and Steve Prichard - 30.27 Bronze Open Coastal Quad with [...]

25 07, 2017

WEARA Dinner – 21.10.2017

July 25th, 2017|

Would you like to join us at the WEARA dinner on 21st October 2017 in Plymouth? There will be buffet, presentations followed by a lot of dancing so all in all a great fun. To book your tickets please contact us: secretary.morc@hotmail.com    

11 07, 2017

Free Coastal Rowing Taster Session

July 11th, 2017|

Open day at one and only, Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club on Sat 19th August 10am-2pm. Free taster session, come & try our sliding seat coastal rowing boats in a safe & friendly environment. Please contact us at secretary.morc@hotmail.co.uk See you guys at our lovely club.

3 07, 2017

Teignmouth Coastal Regatta – July 2017

July 3rd, 2017|

Another great regatta in Teignmouth on 1st July 2017. A big thank you to all crews who were competing Special thanks to those who helped with loading and unloading pur boats, Mark for towing them, and those who came to support us. We couldn't have asked for a better weather [...]

18 06, 2017

Eddystone Challenge 2017 – POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE

June 18th, 2017|

THE EDDYSTONE CHALLENGE WILL NOT COMMENCE ON 9TH SEPTEMBER. IT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TILL FURTHER NOTICE. We will inform you when a new date is arranged. We apologise for the inconvenience. Eddystone Challenge this year will take place on Saturday, the 9th September. If you are a coastal rowing club [...]

30 04, 2017

Sign up now to Breakwater Bash in Plymouth 2017

April 30th, 2017|

Only 3 weeks left to our Breakwater Bash regatta in Plymouth 2017. We welcome coastal rowing clubs, gigs and any other type of boats wishing to take part in our 8k and 4k races. If you haven't applied with us yet then please contact us by 13th May. For entries [...]

30 04, 2017

Exmouth Regatta Results – 23rd April 2017

April 30th, 2017|

Well done to all MORC teams who took part in Exmouth regatta on 23rd April 2017. As usual it was a fab day, great organisation by Exmouth Rowing Club with lovely cakes, company and medals. Thank you for of those who came to support us and special thanks to Jeff [...]

5 04, 2017

Head of the Dart Regatta – April 2017

April 5th, 2017|

Our first regatta this year has been just accomplished with some great results. We had delays, rain, sunshine and at the end we got completely drenched but well worth it. Please check our results from the 1st April 2017 where we had one ladie's quad, one mixed quad, one men's [...]

31 10, 2016

Exmouth Regatta – October 2016

October 31st, 2016|

Exmouth regatta, 29th October, was, as always well organised by a very friendly Exmouth Rowing Club. This time there were 5 different clubs taking part: Exmouth Rowing Club, Teignmouth Scullers, Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club, Torquay Rowing Club and for the first time this year we were joined by boys from [...]

26 10, 2016

Coastal World Championships in Monaco 2016

October 26th, 2016|

Fantastic 7 days at the Worlds with 18 Morcers! 100% effort from all crews, 3 crews into finals with some truly remarkable performances: ladies quad (Ania Wieczorek, Ruth Winter, Sally Williams, Wendy Patey and our cox Gill Mannings Cox) and a ladies single (Fiona Carmichael) in a Final A followed by [...]

12 09, 2016

Big THANK YOU to our sponsors this year

September 12th, 2016|

Massive thank you to all organisations who sponsored us this year. They chose names for our boats and here they are: Brittany Ferries - Steve Jolly Jacks - Jolly Jacks Blagdons Boatyard - Patsy Mayflower Marina - Spirit of Mayfower

12 06, 2016

An ràs mòr – MORC in Cork, June 2016

June 12th, 2016|

MORC took 2 quads to An ràs mòr, 'The big race', in Cork Ireland, which this year was on the 4th June. We travelled with our friends and rivals Exmouth rowing club so Southwest coastal rowing was represented very well. There were over 200 boats with over 600 competitors rowing [...]

1 05, 2016

Teignmouth regatta – 1st May 2016

May 1st, 2016|

Fantastic day at the Teignmouth regatta with 6 MORC crews taking part in 8k races for ladies and men followed by 6k for vets and mixed. 1st ladies crew with time of 49min34 on the 3rd position 2nd ladies crew with time of 58min21 on the  5th position 1st men's crew with [...]

17 04, 2016

16th April – Dart head race

April 17th, 2016|

104 boats took part in the Dart head today. Fantastic effort by 5 MORC crews. We had a double - Julliet fine boat with the time of 1h 03.39, position 38th. 1st Quad with the time of 1h 10.24, position 63rd. A double, Mad Maggie with the time of 1h [...]

4 04, 2016

AGM MORC meeting

April 4th, 2016|

On 4th April MORC had its annual meeting at the Royal Corinthian Yacht Club, which was opened to all members of MORC. The meeting was chaired by Jeff Hammond and each committee member gave their annual update on the club developments and achievements. We chose some new committee member including [...]

2 04, 2016

2016 Exmouth Regatta

April 2nd, 2016|

Fantastic day at Exmouth at their Exe raid, a very tricky course up the river Exe. All our crews were very competitive with the ladies quad coming a creditable 3rd. Mens quads coming 1st & 4th in a very close race & a 1st for the super vets quad.   [...]