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  • Olympians come to row in the Porthtowan Surf Boats!

    September 14, 2012 Posted by AdamR in Latest News 0 comments

    Porthtowan Surf Boat Rowing crews (part of Porthtowan SLSC) had some very special guests at their training session yesterday (Thursday 13th September), when they were joined by 7 of the Olympic Ladies Rowers. Annabel Vernon, Helen Glover, Jessica Eddie, Heather Stanning, Louisa Reeve, Frances Houghton and Beth Rodford came down to Porthtowan to watch the READ MORE

  • Six Olympic Rowers to row in Porthtowan Surfboat!

    September 10, 2012 Posted by AdamR in Latest News 0 comments

    Six of the Ladies Olympic Rowers are coming to have a go in the Porthtowan Surfboat! Six of the ladies, likely to include Helen Glover, Annabel Vernon, Heather Stanning and Sophie Hosking, are coming to have a row on Thursday 13th September in the Porthtowan surf boats. Due to the high winds and big swells READ MORE

  • Porthtowan Retains UK Open Surfboat Titles

    August 2, 2012 Posted by AdamR in Latest News 0 comments

    Porthtowan SLSC confirmed their status as the dominant force in British surfboats with the club’s mens and ladies teams winning gold at the UK Open at Saunton Sands, north Devon on 28 July. Both are also the current European Champions and lead the Summer Series league event. In tricky 2-3’ onshore conditions the two crews READ MORE

  • Porthtowan Surfboat Wins Round 2 @ Portreath!

    June 26, 2012 Posted by AdamR in Latest News 0 comments

    Round 2 of the UKSRL Summer Surf Boat Series was held at Portreath on Saturday 23rd June 2012. There were 9 mens crews, and 8 ladies crews competing. Porthtowan Men’s crew easily won the three qualifying rounds, and secured themselves a place in the Golden Point Final. After a nail biting finish, with the Dutch READ MORE

  • Porthtowan Ladies bring back trophy in Arena Rescue, Montpellier 2012

    June 8, 2012 Posted by AdamR in Latest News 0 comments

    A Ladies Surf Boat Crew from Porthtowan (Becky Lloyd King, Yvette Stephens, Joanna Lloyd King and Kim-Marie Clothier) participated in the surf boat racing at Arena Rescue 2012, Montpellier, France on 27th May 2012. There were 4 other crews (a mixed crew from Begles, two men’s crews, and one ladies crew from Biarritz), and after READ MORE


    April 20, 2012 Posted by Philippa in Latest News 0 comments

    The feared River Race will take place this weekend, from Malpas to Mylor.  Let’s hope all of our crews do brilliantly – and the weather Gods shine favourably on the rowers!  Big celebrations are planned at Bar 20, Penryn on Saturday evening!  

  • Nipper dates for the Spring term

    April 5, 2012 Posted by AdamR in Latest News, Nippers 0 comments

    A quick update regarding Porthtowan Nippers: The next nipper session at Truro School Pool is Saturday 5th May.  The pool is closed for the next four weeks due to the Easter break then new air conditioning units being installed. We are organising a beach session on Porthtowan on Saturday 28th April from 2-4pm.  The idea READ MORE

  • Big thanks to sponsor ION for new kit!

    March 7, 2012 Posted by AdamR in Latest News 0 comments

    The men’s and ladies’ surfboat A crews would like to say a big thank you for all the new kit they have received from sponsors ION! Sean from Wesup (Stand Up Paddle Boards at Gyllyngvase, Falmouth) has given the crews a whole lot of exciting gear from hats and t shirts, to thermal rash vests READ MORE

  • Circuit Training Wednesdays 8pm

    February 20, 2012 Posted by AdamR in Latest News 0 comments

    We are organising a ladies circuits session at the clubhouse – 8pm on Wednesdays. It is aimed at rowing fitness, but all are welcome. Starting this week (22nd February). See you there.

  • Rowing Training Starting Sunday 5th February

    February 1, 2012 Posted by AdamR in Latest News 0 comments

    Surf boat training starts this Sunday (5th February) at Mylor. Men’s session starts at 10am, Ladies at 11am. If you would like to have a go, please come down on Sunday. To all existing members, remember that you must pay your membership BEFORE you can get in the boat, otherwise you are not insured. If READ MORE


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