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Scottish Rowing is the governing body for rowing in Scotland and is a company limited by guarantee. 

Its operation is governed by the Companies Act of 2006 and by its Articles of Association and its Operating Practices Document.  It is responsible for the governance and development of rowing in Scotland, both indoor and on the water. 

There are 28 affiliated clubs with an estimated total membership of around 2,500.

Scottish Rowing represents rowing’s interests with British Rowing, sportscotland, government and non-governmental organisations.  As the governing body, Scottish Rowing also:

  • Offers membership to individuals which provides public liability and personal accident insurance and other benefits.
  • Runs the Scottish Rowing Spring Regatta, the Scottish Rowing Championships and the Scottish Indoor Rowing Championships.
  • Co-ordinates an annual calendar of rowing competition for all levels of participation
  • Helps clubs develop and grow their membership
  • Provides access to coach education and training for vounteers and officials
  • Supports young performance athletes on the GB pathway through partnerships with sportscotland and the sportscotland institute of sport.

Our vision is to support and empower people to enjoy rowing and achieve their full potential.  For more details on how we aim to achieve this, our strategic plan for the four years from 2017-2021 is available to download.