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Rowing Calendar

    • 02 Jun 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 11 Jun 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Rowing shed
    • 0
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                    Introduction to Rowing Lessons. 

    These lessons are for people who are new to the sport. It is open to non-members.  Eight hours of instruction will get you to the point where you can safely launch, land, and row on your own.

    Four two hour classes.

    Meet at the Club Locarno rowing shed which is located at the East end of the Jericho compound (near the Windsure hut).

    You may wish to bring a wetsuit for the second lesson. You will need to perform a self-rescue in the ocean in the second lesson. (Don't be nervous... everyone can do it!) 

    Please be aware that Covid-19 protocols are in effect at Jericho Sailing Centre and Club Locarno.

    All participants are required to wear a mask while in the compound, maintain physical distancing, wash hands often and be kind! Participant information will be collected to facilitate contact tracing if required. 


    • 03 Jun 2021
    • 18:00 - 19:30 (PDT)
    • Rowing shed - east end of the JSCA compound
    • 4
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    This checkout is intended for new members who are experienced rowers and want to have their skills checked out so they can get on the water (mandatory prerequisite to using the fleet). 

    We will be getting on the water and rowing.

    This checkout will cover:
    • overview of the fleet
    • rigging and derigging
    • launching and landing
    • use of logbooks
    • policies and practices
    • distance rowing (where to go, tides, wind/waves, currents, hazards)
    • capsize recovery (i.e. get back into the boat from deep water)

    Note that new members should bring a wetsuit (if you wish) and towel, as they must demonstrate a successful capsize recovery to complete their checkout.  

    Please be aware that Covid-19 protocols are in effect at Jericho Sailing Centre and Club Locarno.

    All participants are required to wear a mask while in the compound, maintain physical distancing, wash hands often and be kind! Participant information will be collected to facilitate contact tracing if required. 



    • 14 Jun 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 23 Jun 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Rowing shed at the east end of the JSCA compound
    • 4
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    Advanced Rowing Lessons.  

    Now that you're comfortable on the water, it's time to work on that technique!

    The emphasis of these lessons is to improve your rowing technique and enhance fitness benefits. During the course you will gain experience on the more advanced Rowboats in the Locarno Fleet.

    These lessons are for Member rowers who have completed a Basic Rowing Course, are checked out on the club fleet, and have gained at 20 to 30 hours of rowing experience. Non-members are required to have taken our Learn to Row lessons at Club Locarno. 






    • 30 Jun 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 09 Jul 2021
    • (PDT)
    • 4 sessions
    • Rowing shed
    • 2
    Register

                    Introduction to Rowing Lessons. 

    These lessons are for people who are new to the sport. It is also open to non-members.  Eight hours of instruction will get you to the point where you can safely launch, land, and row on your own.

    Four two hour classes.

    Meet at the Club Locarno rowing shed which is located at the East end of the Jericho compound (near the Windsure hut).

    You may wish to bring a wetsuit for the second lesson. You will need to perform a self-rescue in the ocean in the second lesson. (Don't be nervous... everyone can do it!) 

    Please be aware that Covid-19 protocols are in effect at Jericho Sailing Centre and Club Locarno.

    All participants are required to wear a mask while in the compound, maintain physical distancing, wash hands often and be kind! Participant information will be collected to facilitate contact tracing if required. 


    • 14 Jul 2021
    • 18:00 (PDT)
    • 23 Jul 2021
    • 20:00 (PDT)
    • Rowing shed
    • 4
    Register

                    Introduction to Rowing Lessons. 

    These lessons are for people who are new to the sport. It is open to non-members.  Eight hours of instruction will get you to the point where you can safely launch, land, and row on your own.

    Four two hour classes. 

    Meet at the Club Locarno rowing shed which is located at the East end of the Jericho compound (near the Windsure hut).

    You may wish to bring a wetsuit for the second lesson. You will need to perform a self-rescue in the ocean in the second lesson. (Don't be nervous... everyone can do it!) 

    Please be aware that Covid-19 protocols are in effect at Jericho Sailing Centre and Club Locarno.

    All participants are required to wear a mask while in the compound, maintain physical distancing, wash hands often and be kind! Participant information will be collected to facilitate contact tracing if required. 


    • 04 Aug 2021
    • 18:00 (PDT)
    • 14 Aug 2021
    • 20:00 (PDT)
    • Rowing shed
    • 4
    Register

                    Introduction to Rowing Lessons. 

    These lessons are for people who are new to the sport. It is open to non-members.  Eight hours of instruction will get you to the point where you can safely launch, land, and row on your own.

    Four two hour classes. 

    Meet at the Club Locarno rowing shed which is located at the East end of the Jericho compound (near the Windsure hut).

    You may wish to bring a wetsuit or extra warm clothing for the second lesson. You will need to perform a self-rescue in the ocean in the second lesson. (Don't be nervous... everyone can do it!) 

    Please be aware that Covid-19 protocols are in effect at Jericho Sailing Centre and Club Locarno.

    All participants are required to wear a mask while in the compound, maintain physical distancing, wash hands often and be kind! Participant information will be collected to facilitate contact tracing if required. 


    • 31 Dec 2021
    • (PST)
    Register

    Use this form to request a Checkout on Club Locarno Rowing craft. If you are a new member with rowing experience, or an experienced club rower who wishes to access more advanced rowing craft, sign up here. 

    Initial Rowing checkouts on the Echo Rowboats will cover:
    • overview of the fleet
    • rigging and derigging
    • launching and landing
    • use of logbooks
    • policies and practices
    • distance rowing (where to go, tides, wind/waves, currents, hazards)
    • capsize recovery (i.e. get back into the boat from deep water)

    Note that new Rowing members should bring a wetsuit (if you wish) and towel, as they must demonstrate a successful capsize recovery to complete their checkout.

    Advanced Rowing Checkouts

    Topics covered during checkouts on Maas rowboats, Liteboats and the Wintech Double will depend on the experience level of the individual rower. Echo rowers with at least 2 years experience (or have rowed 10 times or more), and rowers who are confident to handle larger, heavier boats on land and on the water are welcomed to join. Basically, if you are confident to row to the 3rd bell marker in winter conditions, feel free to request this checkout. 

    The Rowing Director will get back to you shortly to schedule your checkout. All checkouts take place at the Rowing Shed at the East end of the Jericho Sailing Centre compound. Come prepared to go rowing!

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