13 Results for author: Sam Fairbanks

Coronavirus July Update

Following the latest advice from the government, we have decided not to move into Phase C of the club’s plan for a phased return to rowing activity on Saturday 4th July as originally intended. It is disappointing not to be able to open the clubhouse but will look at any changes in the new guidelines due to be released by Sport England and British Rowing ... More

Rowing is back on!!!!! 🚣‍♀️ 👍

We will be running a trial of the new system for returning to rowing on the weekend of Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June with slots available to book. Please read the new club rules and risk assessment regarding a safe return to rowing. There will be a maximum of two boats on the water per session as required by the new rules. Saturday 13th June ... More

Liverpool Victoria Rowing Club Planned Phased Return to Rowing

British Rowing have produced a document with guidance for clubs to make a phased return to rowing activity. The journey to Phase F may not be linear and we may be required to close the club again depending on government advice, for example if there is a spike of cases in the area or a ‘second wave’ causes another national lockdown. Below is a summary ... More

Virtual Party – Other clubs welcome to attend! 🥂

Merseyside Regatta is cancelled but Liverpool Vics have decided to run a quiz and invited rowers from across the North West and further afield. It should be good way to have fun and keep in contact with other rowers. The quiz will be on Google Meet and start at 7.30pm on Saturday 2nd May. Anyone interested should contact captain@lvrc.co.uk. Ch... More

Home Training 🏋️‍♂️🚣‍♀️

Throughout the duration of the lockdown, members of Liverpool Vics will be training at home as the clubhouse has been out of bounds. This has been challenging but we have regular group training sessions on Zoom to keep in touch and motivate each other. These are: Monday Evenings - 6.30pm Cardio, abs, glute and flexibility circuits. Saturday Mornings ... More

Coronavirus Update – 21/3/2020 – Rowing Suspended

All rowing activity at the club is suspended. Following the new measures announced by the goverment, I feel that any rowing activity at the club is working against the huge effort that is going on to fight this virus. Every idea to enable people to exercise safely outdoors has been considered but none of them are enough. I hope that you all remain ... More

Promising Start to the Year at Northwich

After the disappointment of Northwich Autumn Head being cancelled in November, Liverpool Victoria got the chance to row on the course on the 26th January after the event was rescheduled. The weather was not particularly kind again with crews having to deal with strong winds in Division 1 and waiting in the cold rain for Division 2 but it did not stop the ... More

Vics Juniors Win a Pennant at Head of the Lune

After the disappointment of the recent cancelations of both Dee Autumn Head and Northwich Autumn Head, Liverpool Victoria sent nine crews up to Lancaster to participate in Head of the Lune for their last race away from the docks in 2019. Flooding had caused most races around the country to be cancelled and the event had far more entries than expected, ... More

Wins for the Vics at Agecroft

On Saturday 12th October, Liverpool Victoria went to Salford Quays to participate in Agecroft Head for the first time in a number of years. Conditions were calm and warm for the time of year, despite predictions of poor weather earlier in the week, so the twelve crews entered by the club were able to put in some strong performances. The club is thankful ... More

First Adult Win of Head Season At Runcorn

On Saturday 28th September, Liverpool Victoria made the short journey to Runcorn to participate in Runcorn Small Boats Head, a 4.5 kilometre head race. Malcolm Green kindly agreed to tow to this event and the club is thankful to him and Becky Walters for transporting boats to this event. The conditions were difficult with gusts of strong wind and spells ... More