Loch Lomond Rowing Club - RESULTS
FOURS AND SMALL BOATS HEAD - 14th/15th November 2009
4 Loch Lomond Members entered for the
competition, but unfortunately Eva and Emma never made it to Inverness. Their
car broke down just before Fort William and they spent Saturday and Sunday
arranging transport and towing the car
back to Helensburgh. So, Tom and Martin were the only Loch Lomond rowers at
Inverness and they did very well!
Tom Claxton - 4th in
OJ16 1x - 20:58.8
3rd in OJ16 2x (composite with SPRC) - 20:45.5
Martin Claxton - 2nd
in MVet 1x - 20:11.3 (21:13.3)
Photos from the Inverness Rowing Weekend are on Niall Darroch's website.
5th in MR2 1x - 21:50.7
CLYDE SMALL BOAT HEAD - 24TH OCTOBER 2009
Loch Lomond was well presented at this event, braving the rain
and the cold and the wind!
Photographs on the 'Photo' page and all results
Allan McGregor - WON the 1xMVetB,C,D - 10:17.8
Andy Summers - 2nd in
1x MVetB,C,D - 10.45.6 (10:56.6)
Martin Claxton - 3rd in
1xMVetB,C,D - 10.51.9 (11:23.9)
Paul Arnold - 4th in
1x MVetB,C,D - 11:02.7 (11:24.7)
Tom Claxton - 2nd in
1x MNov - 10:56.9
Joe Sartine - 4th in
1x MNov - 11:25.0
Emma and Eva Rankin - 3rd
in 2x WNov - 11:31.3
Eva Rankin - 3rd
in 1xWNov - 11:51.7
Allan McGregor and Andy
Summers - 1st in 2xMVet - 9:16.0 ( 9:38.0)
there were only two entries, so no prizes!
Tom Claxton - 3rd in 1xMJ15 -
Martin Claxton - 3rd in 1xMR2 -
CLYDESDALE HEAD OF THE RIVER RACE FOR SCULLERS - 10th October 2009
Loch Lomond was well presented at the Scullers
Head at Glasgow Green. We had 9 single sculls racing and 4 double
sculls. Fortunately the weather was very kind to us and it was warm and
nearly windstill. LLRC photos. All
Results 1x 2x
Allan McGregor - 2nd in MVet B - 17.26min
Andy Summers - 2nd
in MVetC - 18.01min
Michael Yeomans - 4th
in MVetC - 18.12min
Tom Claxton - 5th
in OJu 16 - 18.16min
Martin Claxton - 2nd
in VetD - 18.22min
Paul Arnold - 5th
in VetC - 18.59min
Joseph Sartine - 4th
in MNov - 19.24min
Eva Rankin - 4th
in WNov - 20.20min after
getting stuck in some bushes
Denis Harkins - 5th
in MVetF - 20.43min
Andy Summers +
Allan McGegor - WON the MVet - 15.29min and 8th place overall!
Tom Claxton + Afuakwah (Castle Semple)
- 3rd in OJU16 - 17.09min and 24th place overall
David Wilson + Michael Yeomans - 4th
in MVet - 17.37min and 30th place overall
Eva Rankin + Emma Rankin - 2nd
in WNov - 18.21min and 39th place overall
BOSTON MARATHON 20th September
2009 - a 50km race from Licoln to Boston
||2 Loch Lomond Rowing Club
members have been clocking up lots of miles on Loch Lomond in their single sculls, in
preparation for the 50km row in Boston.
They did brilliantly with Tom Claxton winning his J15 age group and setting a new course record in
Martin Claxton was second in
VetD age group in 4:51.39 hours. All results are on the
Boston Rowing Marathon web-page. LLRC photos Jet
|The FISA World Rowing
Masters Regatta 3rd - 6th September 2009
Eva Rankin got second in the WD4x with crewmates from 2
English clubs, Mortlake and Sons of the Thames and Ailie Ord in the stroke seat - 3:41.89
|In both of Eva's singles she got 4th place. One was
rowed in very calm conditions (4:25.62), the other straight into a gail force
In her WD2x, WC2x (4:04.41), WC4x(3:46.83) (all with
English crewmates) and in the MixE2x she was placed 5th.
In her WE2x with a dutch crewmember she was placed
6th. For photos go to the photo page
|Inverness Sprint Regatta
- 15th August 2009
Just 4 Loch Lomond members
went to the Inverness Sprint and they brought home 3 first
places! All results on the Inverness Results page
and LLRC photos on the Photo page (Photos courtesy of Joe's dad)
Tom Claxton WON his
semi final in the OJ14 1x and WON the
Tom rowed in the OJ14 4x+ composite
with SPRC and the WON the FINALS!
Joseph Sartine WON his
heat in the MNov1x, had a row through for the semi finals and WON his FINALS!
Martin Claxton lost in his
semi-finals in the VetD1x race.
Alisdair Docwra and Martin Claxton lost in the final in the VetD2x race.
Joseph Sartine rowed in the MNov2x
composite with SPRC and lost in the semi-finals.
Tom Claxton, Joseph Sartine, Martin Claxton, Alisdair Docwra
entered in the Gen 4x+ but lost in the semi-finals.
WELL DONE TO EVERYONE!
|Only 7 Loch Lomond members made it down to Dumfries to
compete at the Nithsdale Regatta on
27th June 2009
It was a lovely warm and relaxing day with some good racing. Loch Lomond got one medal
with the Junior U14 double scull (composite with Castle Semple).
LLRC photos are on the Photo page
Mixed VetD Quad with Martin Claxton, Denis Harkins,
Eva Rankin and Helen Cairns lost in the semi finals
Christopher Edwardson lost his semi-finals in the under 11
Tom Claxton WON his heat in the U14
1x, but lost his semi-finals.
He WON his heat in the U14 2x and won
his semi-finals and WON the FINALS! - Well done!
Eva Rankin WON her heat in the WR2
race, but lost in her final.
Martin Claxton WON his heat in the VetD1x
race, but lost in the semi-finals.
Denis Harkins lost his seni-finals in the VetF1x
Helen Cairns and Emma Rankin were side by side with their opponent
to the half way mark, but lost at the end in their final of the WNov2x.
CHAMPIONSHIPS - Strathclyde Park 13/14 JUNE 2009
|| All results are on the Scottish
Rowing Site: Saturday,
LLRC Photos from Saturday and Sunday are on the Photo
more photos are on Niall Darroch's website.
and on Snaper Ron's page
Saturday started off with a slight headwind, which changed into a tail wind,
which developed into a slight crosswind. The sun was out most of the time.
Sunday was a lovely, sunny day too with a slight breeze and sometimes a side
and tail wind.
Loch Lomond got now 4 Scottish Champions!
On Saturday, Tom Claxton just WON, after a photofinish, in his OJu14x, which was a composite with Strathclyde and Castle
Semple! - 3:37.74
Also on Saturday Loch Lomond VetC 4+
with Paul Arnold, Andy Summers, Michael Yeomans, Allan McGregor - cox: Robbie Summers
managed to hold on to their lead to WIN! - 3:38.06
On Sunday, Eva
Rankin WON her VetD/E 1x
easily in 4:34.32 minus 8 sec handicap.
Allan McGregor WON his VetB 1x race to become Scottish Champion in 3:55.34
Other Saturday Results:
Martin Claxton got 5th Place in his MNov 1x heat in 4:16.15
Tom Claxton was beaten into 4th Place by 10cm in his OJu14
heat and therefore could not compete in the final - 4:15.06
Emma Rankin and Helen Cairns did really well to hold on to
4th Place in their WNov 2x heat - 4.30.19
Eva Rankin was fighting all the way to the finish line to
stay in 2nd Place in her W Int. 1x - 9.24.06
Paul Arnold, Andy Summers, Michael Yeomans and Allan McGregor finished 3rd in
their VetC 4x - 3:47.25 minus 17sec handicap
Other Sunday Results:
Tom Claxton just missed out on a second place to get third in his OJU14 2x with Castle
Semple - 3:46.54
Allan McGregor and Andy Summers got 2nd in the Vet 2x - 3:38.06 minus 7sec
handicap - since there were 6 entries, second place got medals too!
Andy Summers was 3rd in MVetC 1x - 4:02.79
Paul Arnold was 4th in MVetC 1x - 4:24.59
Martin Claxton was 2nd in MVetD/E 1x - 4:21.43 minus 7sec handicap
Eva Rankin was 2nd in her WNov 1x heat in 4:22.40 and just missed out getting
second place in the FINAL by 0.39sec - 4:16.42
CASTLE SEMPLE REGATTA 30th May 2009
The sun was out, the
hottest it has been for a long time, the water was calm first and than very challenging in
Loch Lomond was represented by a small number of members, who did really well and managed
to get one medal! We all had a great day!
LLRC photos and all results
| Martin Claxton
secured himself a place in the Men Nov1x final with a third place in his heat and got 5th
in the final.
Martin raced against club member Alisdair in the VetD 1x and WON - well done!
Alisdair Docwra raced in the Mixed 2x and the VetD 2x (got second place) with friends from
Andy Summers raced in the R2 1x and he sprinted all the
way to second place in his VetC 1x race.
Paul Arnold raced in the VetC 1x and got 5th
Christopher Edwardson did extremely well negotiating
the lanes and the waves and got 2nd place in the OJU11 Aqua.
Eva Rankin entered WR2 1x and got 5th place.
In her WVetC/D/E she got beaten into second place.
Eva WON her WNov 1x and after a very hard fight
just got beaten into 4th place in the final.
CLYDESDALE REGATTA 16TH MAY 2009
Only a small number of LLRC members
entered Clydesdale Regatta - we had some good results!
All results from the regatta are now available in pdf and excel
Martin Claxton WON his MNov Vet 1x
final easily - WELL DONE!
Martin Claxton and Stephen Whyte(Vet B) racing in the MVet
BCD2xheat had to give their opponent (Vet D) a big head start and never managed to gain it
Allan McGregor and Andy Summers (Vet C) racing in the
MVetBCD2xfinal against NithsdaleARC VetD just didn't manage to catch them to the line.
Allan McGegor WON his MVetBCD1x heat and also WON his
final! - WELL DONE!
Tom Claxton was racing in the MNov1x and he WON his heat and
semifinals and just got beaten in the finals.
He also raced in the OJu14 and WON his heat and semifinals and again just got beaten in his
Christopher Edwardson for his first ever competitive race
entered the OJu12 Beg1x and he did very well by completing the course with a smile!
Joseph Sartine competed in the MNov1x heat and due to some
stearing problems never managed to get to the semifinals.
Eva Rankin WON her heats and semifinals in the WNov1x but after a 'blade'
mistake got beaten in the finals.
She also got beaten in her WOpen1x final over 1500m
Photographs of LLRC members are on the Photo's
page - more photographs are on David Nolan's flicker
STRATHCLYDE PARK REGATTA 25 / 26 April 2009
2 days of very windy rowing
Saturday started with good conditions,
little wind and sunshine, but a strong cross-wind through the middle of the day lead to
very choppy conditions through the middle of the 2k course.
Sunday was a similar story, with variable wind and unfortunately little sunshine.
Martin Claxton MNov 1x
heat 4th place
MVetD 1x final 3rd place
MNov 1x heat
final 5th place
OJu14 1x heat 1st place
- final 3rd place
OJu 14 2x heat 5th place
WR2 1x heat over
2000m 4th place - final
WVetD+E 1x final 1st place
final 2nd place
beaten by 2 seconds
Helen Cairns and Emma Rankin
WNov 2x heat 6th place
Helen Cairns, Eva Rankin, Emma Rankin, Elaine Metcalf, cox-Lucy Metcalf
WNov4x heat 5th place
All results - Saturday and Sunday, LLRC photographs are on
the PHOTO page. More photos on Snapper Ron's page.
Inverness Small Boats Head - Saturday 21st
February 2009 - 4500m on the Inverness Canal in sometimes very windy and
3 Loch Lomond members managed to get up to Inverness for some good competition on the
(23:50.75min) - taking it nice and easy!
20.52.02min (with Alex Afuakwah from Castle Semple)
Claxton 5000m SARA trial 23.15.68min
results, LLRC photographs are on the 'photo page' and more
photos from the second devision are on the 'Committee
of Dee' website (Tom + Eva - page 6) and some videos are on the
SUBC SMALL BOATS HEAD
- Saturday 14th February 2009 - 4000m
on the River Clyde in calm and bright conditions.
Only 3 Loch Lomond members took part in the race and they did
MVetD 1x 17:43min (18:51min)
Claxton OpenJ14 1x
18:21min (18:53min) - great
to see Paul racing again after his illness!
Full results are available in pdf format - division 1
2 and photographs are on David Nolan's Flickr page (Martin and Paul - page 2, Tom - page 8 + 9)
Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships 2009
- Saturday 1st
February 2009 at Heriot-Watt University,
A small Loch Lomond team (mainly juniors) went to Edinburgh to compete in
the Indoor Rowing Championships.
Junior under 15 team with Tom and Ryan and 2 boys from Strathclyde Park RC
- 1000m - 1st PLACE
Martin Claxton - men over 50 Hwt (this time competing for Defence
Academy/RN/RC) - 1609m - 5:40.8 - SILVER
Martin Claxton and Alisdair Docwra - men's team (RN RM ARA) with the Royal Navy - 2000m -
6:19.1 - BRONZE MEDAL
Tom Claxton - under 14 boys - 3min - 5th PLACE with 798m
Ryan Metcalf - under 15 boys - 4min - 8th PLACE with
Holly Lewis - under 15 girls - 4min - 12th PLACE
Joseph Sartine - under 17 boys - 2000m - 14th PLACE with
Jack Yeomans (this time competing for the Backchat Youth Group) - under 14
boys - 3min - 10th PLACE with 712m
and LLRC photos and more photos on www.darrochphotography.com - (click on Enter
site - Galleries - Scottish rowing) and http://cofd.co.uk/images/Ergo_Champs/Ergo_Ch09/ErgCh094.html
(72 - Ryan, 100 - Holly, 151 - Joe, 227, 243, 279 - boys team, 352 - Martin, 456, 472, 477
- men's team) and even more photos on Committee of the
Dee website - (Tom - page 2, Ryan - page 4, Holly - page 5 + 6, Joe - page 8, boys
team 12 + 13, Martin - page 18, men's team - page 23 - 24)
|Clyde Head 29th
Claxton MVet 1x 11:22:0
J15 1x 11:37:0
J18 1x 12:02:0
Emma Rankin, Helen Cairn, Eva Rankin, Kate Revill - cox: Tom Claxton
Wnov 4x 10:36:0
Full results list can be found at this link.
Photographs can be viewed on Niall Darroch's Photo Website -
Scottish Rowing Gallery and David Nolan's
Flicker page third division and first
5 Loch Lomond Club members braved the winter blizzards and competed in the
Inverness Small Boats Head
on the Caledonian Canal on 9th November 2008
results can be found on the Inverness
results page and some photographs on the Committee
of the Dee Website page.
Alan Mc Gregor WON his MVet ABC 1x with a time of 19:14:11 - WELL DONE!!!
Thomas Gethin MVet
Alisdair Docwra MVet
MVet DEF 20:17:45
August 2008 - 500m HARCO Sprint at Inverness
Loch Lomond team went to Inverness to take part in the 500m sprint on the canal. Nearly
everyone came home with at least one medal! - Well done!! Results can be found at the Inverness
1x Tom Claxton raced
against Joseph Sartine in the Quater Final -
Joseph won by a "Bowball", but Joe lost in the Semi Finals
Steven Whyte won his Quater Final, but lost in his Semi Finals
A 1x Tom Gethin was
beaten in the Final
1x Emma Rankin WON her Final - WELL DONE!
Rankin WON her Final - WELL DONE!
1x Graeme Stuart WON his Final easily - WELL DONE!
Nov. 2x Joseph Sartine & Emma Rankin were
beaten in their final
ABC 4+ Alisdair Docwra, Stephen Whyte, Tom
Gethin, Martin Claxton
were beaten in the Semi Finals
BC Quad x Alisdair Docwra, Stephen Whyte, Tom Gethin, Martin Claxton - cox:
WON their final - WELL DONE!
Nov. Quad x Emma and Eva Rankin, Stephen Whyte, Martin Claxton WON their final - WELL DONE!
R2 2x Alisdair and Ian
Docwra WON their Quater & Semi Final and
their FINAL - WELL DONE!
Nov. 2x Emma and Eva Rankin WON their
Heats, Quater Finals and Semi Finals
Martin and Tom Claxton WON their Heats, Quater Finals and Semi Finals
the FINAL was between Emma&Eva and
Tom&Martin and Tom and Martin WON - WELL
Winning Vet Quad - Alasdair Docwra, Stephen Whyte, Tom
Gethin, Martin Claxton - cox: Emma Rankin
Winning Vet 1x - Eva Rankin
14 / 15th
June 2008 - Scottish Championships at Strathclyde Park
A large number of photos can
be viewed on the Committee of Dee website and
LLRC photos here
M Vet C-D 4+
Robert Young, Michael Yeomans, Andrew Summers - cox: Robbie Summers
WON their final in 3:40.84 - WELL DONE!
W Vet D 1x
WON in the Final in 4:41.35 - WELL DONE!
M Vet A-C 4x
Allan McGregor, Robert
Young, Michael Yeomans, Andrew Summers
2nd Place in the
Final in 3:31.73
M Vet A-B 4+
Stephen Whyte, Thomas Gethin, Martin Claxton, Paul Arnold - cox: Tom Claxton
3rd Place in the Final in 3:43.14
W Nov. 2x
Helen Cairns, Emma Rankin
4th Place in the Semi-Finals in 4:49.38 and didn't get into the Finals
2nd Place in the Semi-Finals in 4:26.94
5th Place in the Final in 4:41.43
Tom Claxton, Ryan Metcalf
3rd Place in the Semi-Finals in 4:11.55
4th Place in the Final in 4:13.57
M Vet 8+
Stephen Whyte, Thomas Gethin, Martin Claxton, Allan McGregor, Robert Young,
Michael Yeomans, Andrew Summer, Paul Arnold - cox: Joe Sartine
2nd Place in the Final in 3:31.75
W Nov. 4x+
Elaine Metcalf, Eva Rankin, Helen Cairns, Emma Rankin - cox: Lucy Metcalf
4th Place in the Semi-Finals in 4:35.27 and didn't get into the Finals
M Nov. 2x
Robert Young, Stephen Whyte
3rd Place in the Semi-Finals in 3:56.53, but didn't get into the Finals
M Vet A-B 2x
Allan McGregor, Andrew Summers
2nd Place in the Finals in 3:29.26