Is it a snake? No, it’s a…

…Tiller. Progress with boat number 2.

Thanks to Max for the great photos – all (c) Max Blinkhorn,

Portobello heritage missing after Glasgow break in


Trophies from Portobello are among those missing after a break in at the Watersports Centre at Strathclyde Park near Glasgow on 7 March. Almost the entire contents of the Scottish Rowing trophy cabinet was stolen.

Some of these trophies date back to the 1870s and are irreplaceable. Among them is the Portobello Junior 8s Trophy for coastal rowing awarded by the former Portobello Rowing Club. Also missing is Portobello’s Marine Trophy from 1933, named after the Marine Cafe in Portobello. Continue reading “Portobello heritage missing after Glasgow break in”