Boating options

  • Skiffing – Rowing in stable traditional wood crafted boats.
  • Punting – Pole propelled flat-bottomed boating in style.

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Social Events

Sunday morning skiffing to the Pub. Club Night Suppers, Cycle, Walking & Theatre trips, Film Nights, Picnics, Summer Balls & Long Distance Meanders.
You suggest it, we’ll arrange it.

Give us a try

Not sure if it’s for you? Come give it a try.

3-free taster sessions should help you decide. Instructor led guidance for all the family & abilities.

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FAQ

All you want to know and aren’t afraid to ask about.

Your questions answered, and if not just come and have a chat.

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Our News

06Oct

2014 Historic Doubles Refurbishment Update

Refurbishment of our oldest doubles built in 1896 is gaining pace, despite the ‘old girls’ putting up a fight as further plank & rib replacements are deemed necessary. However the joy that they’ve given over the years deserves the care & attention
20Sep

2014 DSPC Regatta – Punting News

The Skiff Club punting season ended on a high – with our contenders taking home no less than SIX pots between them. Natalie from Dittons had set up a delightful home-from-home across the river, with lavish sandwiches, a beer selection

What we do

Skiffing – Is sculling in a Skiff on fixed seats with 2 oars per person, instead of 1 used in rowing. This provides good all round low impact exercise & can be enjoyed after only a few sessions.

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Punting – Requires standing up in a Punt, which is moved by pushing on the bottom of special areas of the river bed with a Pole.

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 Socials – To complement the activities on the water, why not relax in the Clubhouse facilities which has a bar & a kitchen for refreshments & meals.

 Regatta Racing – For the more energetic or competitive, we train & race against other Clubs throughout the season from April to October, with circuit training to build fitness all year round.

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