Patricia Carswell |

‘It was just so nice to be able to reconnect with fellow rowers in a social setting’

We’ve all been using Zoom for training workouts and committee meetings over the last year, but some clubs have taken it further and have held their club dinner virtually too. Patricia Carswell finds out more

After many months of lockdown, we’ve all got used to working and training via Zoom. Most clubs have online training sessions as a regular feature of 2021 club life. But all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, and what rowers are missing most is the company of their club mates. So, step forward the annual dinner on Zoom. Three very different examples of successful dinners demonstrate that the small matter of the pandemic isn’t enough to keep us away from the fun of a Big Night Out – even if it has to be a big night in.


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