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Nov 21

Erg’s For Sale

RowNS is selling new and used Concept 2 Model D with PM5 ergs following the AIRC’s on Saturday Feb. 4, 2017.

New 2016 Concept 2 Model D with PM5
New erg’s will be sold for $1300.00. This price includes full warranty, shipping, taxes and assembly.

Used 2014 Concept 2 Model D with PM5 Sold Out
Used erg’s at $900.00. The erg’s are used by the RowNS provincial team and are kept in good condition. Used Erg’s are for sale exclusively to RowNS clubs and individual members.

If you are interested in purchasing an erg please contact before December 31, 2016.

Nov 4

2016 Patrick Convey Recognition Award Winners Announced

Congratulations to the 2016 recipients of the Patrick Convey Recognition Award. Maria Simmons of North Star Rowing Club was the recipient of Category 1 and Patrick Cody of Mic Mac AAC and RowNS was the recipient of Category 2.

The Patrick Convey Recognition Award celebrates and remembers the life of Patrick Convey by recognizing two individuals who exemplify the traits that made Patrick a special person. Specifically, a person with a passion for sharing his/her gifts, a commitment to rowing in Nova Scotia and an athletic achievement in rowing.

Oct 31

Really Chili Regatta Results

Thanks to everyone who came out on Saturday for the 2016 Really Chili Regatta. Even with some less than ideal weather on Friday and Saturday there was great racing by all clubs and the mixed boat finals provided very exciting 1k racing.

Congratulations to all the event winners (bold in the results) and the overall GMS winners Jennifer Clark and Lucy Black (FRC-JW2x) in Event 1 and Conner Booker and Matt McGreer (HRC-OM2-)in Event 2.

Special congratulations to the St. FX Women’s 8+ dressed as reindeer who were the boat with the best costume.

Really Chili Regatta Time Trial Results
Really Chili Regatta Finals Results

Oct 24

RCA Coach Weekend #2 Workshop

Row Nova Scotia will be hosting the RCA Coach Weekend #2 Coach Workshop November 18-20, 2016. The workshop will be facilitated by Patrick Cody (Row Nova Scotia Provincial Team coach). This workshop is available to anyone who has completed RCA Coach Weekend #1 and has completed the assignment in the RCA Coach Weekend #1 workbook. This is a competition introduction course for coaches working with athletes in the train to train and early learning to compete phases of the LTAD.

When: November 18-20, 2016
Where: North Star Rowing Club (20 Boathouse Lane Dartmouth, NS)
Cost: $150
Register: using your NCCP# and going to The Locker and search event # 5145797. The registration deadline will be November 13, 2016 at midnight.

If you have any questions regarding registration or eligibility please contact

Oct 18

Really Chili Regatta

The Really Chili Rowing Regatta will take place on Saturday October 29 at Lake Banook in Dartmouth. RowNS is encouraging athletes to dress up in their best Halloween costumes for the regatta and the boat with the best costume will win a prize!

Really Chili Regatta Package v4

Really Chili Draw v2

Oct 15

Atlantic Rowing Championship Results

Results from this weekend’s Atlantic Rowing Championships are now available. Congratulations to the Halifax Rowing Club on winning the President’s Cup, Dalhousie for winning the Lochaber Cup and the Dalhousie Novice team for capturing the Novice points title.

ARC 2016 Saturday Results

ARC 2016 Sunday Results

Oct 13

Atlantic Championships Draw

The Atlantic Rowing Championships are set to begin this Saturday in Antigonish. The first version of the draw is now available. Any new versions to the draw will be posted here.

ARC Saturday Draw v5

ARC Sunday Draw v6

Oct 7

Strategic Plan Survey

The Row Nova Scotia Board of Directors in the process of creating a strategic plan. The Board is looking for input from its membership including current rowers, past rowers, coaches, umpires, volunteers, and everyone else to help shape the future of rowing in Nova Scotia!

Please take 5 minutes to complete the survey at the following link:

Oct 4

ARC and AURC Regatta Package – updated

The regatta package for the Atlantic Rowing Championships is now available.

Atlantic Rowing Championship Package V4

Sep 27

National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup Regatta

Team Nova Scotia recently competed at the National Rowing Championships and Canada Cup (NRC-CC) Regatta in Burnaby, BC. A team of eight athletes from three different clubs was selected by Row Nova Scotia to represent Nova Scotia at NRC’s. This year marked the re-introduction of the Canada Cup Regatta on the Sunday following NRC’s. Nova Scotia athletes competed in the Canada Cup Regatta as part of composite crews with rowers from New Brunswick and Quebec.

Some notable results by Team Nova Scotia was a bronze medal in the junior men’s pair by Ben Walls and Peter MacSween, a 5th place finish in the Final A of the lightweight women’s single by Jenna Pelham, and a 3rd place finish in the Final B of the men’s single by Cody Bailey.

See a full list of the results by Nova Scotia: