10 Results for author: Sam Fairbanks

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

Vics Go The Distance Against the Best Clubs in the Region.

After success in Boston Rowing Marathon last week to start the head race season, Liverpool Victoria travelled made the short journey to another tough head race, Chester Long Distance Sculls. Roger Frank of Runcorn Rowing Club agreed to tow the club to this prestigious event and the club is grateful to him and all of the members who helped with the ... More

Impressive start to the Head Season at the Boston (Lincolnshire!) Marathon

Liverpool Victoria participated in the longest rowing race of the season, Boston Rowing Marathon, on Sunday 15th September. Brigid Badger agreed to lend the use of her car for a day and Mike Vick agreed to tow at the last minute after all other attempts to tow or borrow boats had been unsuccessful. The club is grateful to them and the support crews of ... More

Successful close to the End of the Regatta Season at Hollingworth Lake

On Saturday 31st August, Liverpool Victoria closed off the summer regatta season in traditional style with a strong performance at the North of England Sprint Rowing Championships at Hollingworth Lake. The large number of entries meant that Lesley, Paul Campbell and the Goulds had to transport singles on their cars along with the usual early job of ... More