2012 Coble Boat Race Results

August 18th, 2012

Thomas Johnstone and Barry Roper won the mens Coble Boat Race and the juniors race was won by Ryan Brown and Steven Simpson. The prize for the fastest heat went to Gavin and Graeme Marshall (who were the 2011 winners). The sweepstake winner was Jim Douglas.

Full results are:- Men’s Race 1) Thomas Johnstone & Barry Roper 2) Gary Davidson & David Muir 3) Gavin & Graeme Marshall 4) Fraser Hart & Alan Brown 5) Patrick McGhoey & Robert Finlay. Junior’s race 1) Ryan Brown and Steven Simpson 2) Alex Strachan & Fraser Ellison 3) Conrad Robertson & Scott Reilly 4) Connor McGheoy & Murray Hart 5) Ryan Wilson & Lyall Dow

The Boat race was held in bright sunshine in front of a large crowd made up of local people and visitors from various parts of the world. The crowd witnessed the launching of the Newburgh Skiff. This was built by the Newburgh Rowing club. It’s already been raced at Portobello and a small race meeting is due to be held on the Tay in September.

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