8 Results for author: Heather Parry

Vics Rowers Shine at Runcorn Explore Event

On Sunday 21st May, a team of seven rowers from Vics participated in the Runcorn Explore event, a friendly and fun competition for novice and experienced rowers alike. The team consisted of four men, two women and Heather as cox. For two of them, it was their first time racing in an Explore event. The team competed in four races, winning two and losing ... More

Vics’ in Bloom

The first ever “Vics in Bloom” competition was held last week, judging took place on Wednesday evening with a clean sweep of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places going to the junior squad….! Time to step up adult squads. 1st place was an innovative creation of rowers in a boat entered by Paddy and Tara Saunders. 2nd place a very colourful claret and gold ... More

Fort Austin heads off to a new life in Egypt

On Saturday 18th December 2021, a typical cold, wet, overcast day on the West Float, a dozen or so LVRC juniors and their parents along with the junior support team, braved the weather and waited to say farewell to the former Royal Navy Auxiliary supply ship, Fort Austin. Four tugs arrived to take her safely out of the docks and into the river. Her ... More

Vics Junior Rowing Camps

Summer is here and school has finished- Vics are running their holiday rowing camps, where our young people have the time and space to try out new skills and cement friendships. Some are trying sweep oar for the first time and others are challenging themselves with new skills..! Once a week there is a full day of on water activities with a relaxed lunch ... More

Wild Life @ LVRC

In these times of Covid lockdowns, restricted rowing activities and all the other stresses of returning to work and school, the wildlife on the dock has been flourishing. The ducks have had 2 broods this year, in the peace and quiet of lockdown. The mussel and crab populations have exploded, along with the seagulls, who have made good use of the free sea ... More

Vics get the flags out.

On Saturday 7th September Liverpool Victoria RC held its end of season "fun" regatta, complete with BBQ and a ukelele band, courtesy of Wallasey U3A. The flags were out, bunting and balloons up and gazebos in place ready for kickoff at 1:30. With all racing taking place in Explore coxed quads, 5 adult and older junior crews were selected and 3 under j14 ... More

Camping, BBQ ? and oh yeah .. Wins again at Stourport Regatta!!!!

The club attended Stourport Regatta over the weekend of 10th/11th August. We had intended going to camp from Friday evening, but a weather warning of high winds and heavy rain, changed our minds and we just camped on Saturday night.The trailer and crews arrived early on Saturday morning having left at 5:00 am. We had entries for both days, a mixture of ... More

Winter Training Starts

Now that the nights are drawing in and crews can no longer get out, under normal safety conditions, their minds turn to the delights of ergos, circuits and core exercises....!! Monday night saw the start of club winter training, for the adult squad. With 20 members down they split into 2 groups. Starting with the first batch doing a group warm up and ... More