Stranraer Water Sports Association, The Boat House, Agnew Park, Stranraer DG9 7JZ
SWSA is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation SC049268
Stranraer Water Sports Association (SWSA) was set up in January 2016 by the members of local water sports clubs in a bid to promote water sports within the Loch Ryan area. SWSA is a charity with SCIO status , has a board of trustees and employs a part time project manager.It creates a central point of contact for all water sport enthusiasts within the area. Since its conception SWSA have, working in partnership with a number of other organisations, established an active St Ayles Coastal Rowing Club , has formed an alliance with the long established Loch Ryan sailing club who recently relocated to Stranraer specifically to benefit from the secure storage, slipway, boathouse, repair & maintenance and other facilities and associated economies of scale developed by SWSA.
Stranraer Waters Sports Association in partnership with Stranraer Rotary have just delivered an incredibly successful International St Ayles Skiff Coastal Rowing World Championships and Shore Side Festival,SkiffieWorlds2019. The full independent economic impact assessment of the event was between £3.5M to £4M. There is a lot going on - please use the drop down navigation menus to find out more about all of our water sports groups, recent activities and our exciting news.
See the video below to remind you of SkiffieWorlds2019
Follow the links using the buttons below to Loch Ryan Sailing Club website and the Skiffie Worlds website
Loch Ryan Sailing Club is now an affiliated club of SWSA. If you want to know more about how to start sailing or to join LRSC at it's new home please come and see us Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons around the waterfront at Agnew park from the 6th April 2019 or contact LRSC secretary David Davies from their website (use the button at the top of the page).
Since SkiffieWorlds2019 the Rowing Club has welcomed many new members. The rowing club uses facebook to communicate and manage their activities - please follow the above link to see who to contact to get on the water.