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Clubs: tales of the unexpected

As we start to return to our rowing clubs, we revisit some of the tantalising stories of suffragettes, ghosts and magicians, amongst other things, from clubs around the country

Berwick ARC

Did you know that the start of Berwick’s long-distance course can see crews racing through two different countries, as this point marks the border between England and Scotland.?

Deal RC

During World War Two, one of Deal’s championship coastal scullers took his boat over to Dunkirk with some of the rowers to evacuate soldiers off the beach. His name was Freddy Roberts, aka Flint Roberts.

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