Who Are The Shiplake Outloars?
We’re an informal Fixed Seat Rowing Club on the River Thames formed in 2013 now comprising of about 20 men and women.
We row for fitness and enjoyment and attend the odd race too!
We’re very grateful to Shiplake College for allowing us the use of their river frontage.
Outings are generally in the early mornings before work.
“Zachary” is a Mark Edwards/Great River Race designed 4 oared Jolly Boat with a GRP hull with wooden gunwales and footplates and shiny brass rowlocks!
The boat is the smaller version of the larger Thames Watermans Cutter.
Designed for 4 rowers, a cox and a passenger it is more suited for rivers and light coastal rowing.
The joint owners co-incidentally have sons called Zachary – hence the name!