Dimboola Rowing Club had their club opening on Sunday with a clubs 4 sprint regatta.
3 crews were entered with 8 rowers from Hamilton Rowing Club and 4 rowers from Dimboola Rowing Club.
Heat 1 was a close event with crew 2 stroked by Vicki Smithyman and Crew 3 Stroked by James Oliver of Hamilton. Both crews managed to find the bank but quickly got themselves back on course with Crew 2 taking the win with half a boat length.
Heat 2 was another close race between Crew 1 stroked by Hamilton Rowing Club Claudia Roberts and Crew 3. Both teams came out strong and event with crew 1 taking the win.
The final was between Crew 2 stroked by Vicki Smithyman and Crew 1 Stroked by Harry Bear. Both teams came out hard and fast keeping the pressure on the other crew. Crew 1 took the lead by a small margin.
Pictured above: winning team: John Nichols (DRC), Jenni Brand (DRC), Harry Bear (HRC), & Claudia Roberts (HRC). Coxed by Tara Petschel (being held). Photo contributed.
The Dimboola Rowing Club would like to thank the members of Hamilton Rowing Club for helping them out with rowers and also to all the rowers for coming down and having a go at rowing.
The Dimboola Rowing Club would like to open their doors to the public to come down and have a row this Sunday at 10:30am.