World Championship Coastal Rowing & Shoreside Festival

Welcome to the Stranraer SkiffieWorlds 2019

The next SkiffieWorlds event will commence on Sunday 7th July 2019 and will continue over one week.

SkiffieWorlds is a colourful and friendly celebration of coastal rowing. Stranraer and Loch Ryan in South West Scotland has been selected as the venue for this major international coastal rowing event ‘SkiffieWorlds 2019’.  With a record entry of 693 crews from 57 clubs worldwide, including teams from as far away as the United States, New Zealand, Canada, Tasmania and Europe, this World Championship event for the St Ayles Skiff class of Coastal Rowing Boats is not to be missed!

Not only will this event be a fantastic new addition to Dumfries and Galloway’s wide array of quality events, it will also provide a unique opportunity to showcase Stranraer, Loch Ryan and the surrounding area, by creating a focus for water based activities highlighting the Loch as an ideal venue for other major national and international events and activities.

Worlds: brush up on the rules – Categories

We are all looking forward to Skiffieworlds, which will be taking place in Stranraer in July. All the racing is held under the SCRA Rules of Racing. All club captains, coxes, coaches and rowers should take some time to familiarise themselves with these rules. We keep...

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57 Clubs Heading to Skiffieworlds

There is a record entry for the 2019 Edition of the World Championships for the St Ayles skiff. Please check that your club appears on this list, if you are expecting it to. We look forward to welcoming all participants. There are entries from Scotland, England,...

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See You at Skiffieworlds?

We look forward to welcoming the following clubs the the World Championships for the St Ayles Skiff, being held at Stranraer in July 2019. Entries from Tasmania and USA are also in the course of being processed. If you don’t see the name of your club on this list,...

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SkiffieWorlds & Stranraer Festival 2019

7th – 13th July 

Stranraer Marina & Loch Ryan
Market Street, Stranraer DG9 7RF

Countdown to SkiffieWorlds 2019








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SkiffieWorlds 2019

Today our big thank you goes to Stranraer FitBa’ Bar for their generous donation to SkiffieWorlds , everyone is looking forward to welcoming our guests from all different corners of the world - it’s a great opportunity for Stranraer - who would of thought it - excited 😆 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻😂😀 #skiffieworlds2019 ... See MoreSee Less

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SkiffieWorlds 2019

Not long now guys - hope everyone’s excited 😆We are very proud to be working with the team at Stranraer SkiffieWorlds 2019 to help them promote the event to the region and the world beyond.

Organisers of the Stranraer SkiffieWorlds, the Coastal Rowing World Championship, have welcomed the announcement that The Princess Royal, President of the Royal Yachting Association, will attend the event on 8th July.

Fifty-eight clubs from around the world will be taking part, including representation from Tasmania, Australia, the Netherlands, USA and Canada, with more than 2,000 competitors set to row on the waters of Loch Ryan this July.

The championship races will be 2000m out and back races on a multi lane course on Loch Ryan, Stranraer in Dumfries and Galloway.

7th July 2019 Practice Day and Welcome Ceremony

8th July 2019 Visit by The Princess Royal

8th – 13th July 2019 World Championship

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Working in Partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Council who have generously sponsored this event and Scottish Coastal Rowing Association