The Firth of Clyde Coastal Rowing Group is hosting its annual regatta at Largs Yacht Haven on Saturday May 11.

There will be races from 10am to about 2.30 pm, with clubs from eight other towns attending.

Chairperson Lucie Aitkenhead said: "The rowing club is a great opportunity for local people to get on the water, and involved in a sport.

"We have all ages, from 15 to 80, and it’s a very friendly and social club."

The Firth of Clyde Coastal Rowing Club is a self funded community based rowing club established in 2012. based in Largs.

Participants row out two self built St Ayles skiffs, Saltire and Thistle, out of Largs Yacht Haven. 

Lucie added: "As a club we have become well established and popular in the coastal rowing community both at home and abroad.

"We pride ourselves on being a very sociable club and attend numerous regattas and events throughout the year both near and far.

"In addition to providing rowing facilities for all the members we are committed to promoting coastal rowing for all members of the club.

"As well as regular social rowing sessions in and around the local coastline we attend regular regatta competitions for the club’s representative teams as we are keen to remain competitive in this growing sport.

"Coastal rowing is great way to enjoy our beautiful coastline, make new friends and keep fit.

"Whether you are interested in social rowing or racing, boat maintenance or just helping a great community based club, we welcome all new members."

For more details, pop along to the regatta day or go to their website at