Boats and Equipment

The club's fleet list is described below. All members are requested to use the boat booking diary (usually located on the shelf underneath the television next to the women's changing rooms). Bookings may be made up to one week in advance (excluding racing).  If you have any doubt about using any boat or piece of equipment, it is always best to ask.

 

Example

Name of Boat

Manufacturer and boat type

Designated average weight of crew

Available for general use, or permission-only use

Comments

 

Eights

 

Carpe Diem

Empacher 8+

80-100kg

R2+ use

 

Hunter

Janousek 8+

75kg

General use

 

Fours and Quads

 

Epic Dream

Empacher 4+

80-100kg

Permission-only use

 

Jim Thornton

Janousek 4+/x

85kg

R2+ use

 

Carpe Diem

Janousek 4+/x

80kg

R2+ use

 

Donald Gillies

Janousek 4+/x

80kg

General use

 

Castle

Janousek 4+/x

80kg

Owned by Merchiston Castle School but used by general SABC members by permission

 

Delphi

Janousek 4-/x

80kg

Permission-only use

 

John Macsween

ERB 4+

75kg

R2+ use

 

Small Boats

 

Graham Duffy

Janousek 2-/x

90-95kg

Permission-only use

 

Lesley Stewart

Janousek 2-/x

80kg

Permission-only use

 

Ken Scott

Janousek 2-/x

80kg

R2+ use

 

Katherine Grainger

Janousek 2-/x

75kg

R2+ use

 

Without the 'S'

Stampfli 2x

70kg

Permission-only use

 

Sinead Jennings

Janousek 2-/x

65kg

Permission-only use

 

Jim Ferguson

Wooden Carl Douglas 2-/x

R2+ use (novices with permission)

 

Double J

Hi-Tech 2x

70kg

General use

 

Burke

Aylings 2-

85kg

General use

 

Hare

Aylings 2x

85kg

General use

 

Blue Carbo

Carbocraft 2x

75kg

General use

 

Duffy

Empacher 1x

75-85kg

Permission-only use

 

Intersport Predator

1x

90kg

General use (no beginners)

 

Colin Soutar

WinTech 1x

75kg-85kg

General use

 

Eton Phoenix

ERB 1x

80kg

General use

 

Lesley Stewart

Glynn Locke 1x

75kg

General use

 

Ian White

WinTech 1x

65kg-75kg

General use

 

Fiona Boyle

Glynn Locke 1x

65kg

General use

 

Additionally, the club has a few other old single sculls, usually in various stages of repair. Also available for general use are the club's aquajog and tub pair/double.

 

Sweep and Sculling Oars (aka Blades)

 

The men's sweep oars are stored rear left (next to the men's changing rooms). Queries regarding usage should be addressed to the Men's Vice Captain.

 

The women's sweep oars are stored front left (next to the external door). Queries regarding usage should be addressed to the Women's Vice Captain.

 

All club sculling oars are stored front right (next to the external door) and there is a set of quad sculling oars front middle. All other sculling oars are privately-owned and must not be used without permission from the owner. Queries regarding usage should be addressed to the relevant Vice Captain or Squad Co-ordinator.

 

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