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RRC CAPSIZE DRILL and SWIM TEST.

  • Waterside Pool 27 A3055 Ryde, England, PO33 United Kingdom (map)

The Club has booked the Waterside Pool - end of Ryde Canoe Lake - for its bi-annual capsize drill & swim test on –

FRIDAY, 23rd MARCH with access to the Pool at  at 7.30pm.

It is a safety rule that all active oarsman, oarswomen and coxswains - should have completed the capsize drill & swim test as soon as possible. Any active member who has not done this should attend this session.

You need to be at the Clubhouse for 6.45pm prompt - for a safety briefing and to help take the single scull we will use along to the Waterside Pool.   

The session will include capsize drill, swim test and throw-line practise - and for coxswains life-jacket practise.

You need to do the test in rowing kit - all-in-one; T shirt & shorts etc..

The pool is indoor and heated - and there are changing rooms and showers.

If you have not completed this test - or want to do a refresher – it’s important you attend - and water activity may be restricted if you have not completed the test/drill.

Earlier Event: March 18
Wessex Regional Rowing Council Meeting
Later Event: March 24
Hants & Dorset ARA AGM.