The Catch 05/11

November 6, 2018

Hello!  Welcome to the latest issue of "The Catch", published fortnightly for Nassau's best rowing club. 



1ST Annual Halloween Regatta a SPOOOOKTACULAR Success!



Top three photos courtesy of


Ben Jamieson 







Last Saturday, Nassau Rowing Club hosted a costumed Halloween Regatta and Potluck for its members and their families.  Eighteen athletes

(4 Masters and 14 Juniors) participated in a head race style course from the East end of Lake Cunningham to the dock at NRC's facility.  Athletes enjoyed prizes and bragging rights for best costume (boat and individual) and fastest times (quads, doubles, and singles).  The Mixed Masters 4x is looking for a rematch against the Junior Mens 2x !  


                                                    See you at the Jingle Bell Regatta in December, friends! 



A HUGE Thank You to our Sponsors


Our mission at Nassau Rowing Club could not be fulfilled without the support of our sponsors.  Thank you for your support at the following levels:


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                                                                         Cable Cares                                Powerboat Adventures

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Rowers take to the Streets to OutRun Hunger


A number of NRC members ran a 5k or 10k race on Saturday 3 November from Arawak Cay to help fight hunger in the Bahamas. Jacqueline Derbyshire, Ben Derbyshire, Rita Roy, KariAnne Kulig, LJ Martin, Sascha Proffitt, David Moldovan, and Lori Moldovan participated in the H4H Community run. Sheena Heastie was there to document and support this worthy cause.  Well done, all!




Jollification 2018





Please find NRC's tent at Jollification 2018 on Saturday and Sunday, 17th and 18th of November, at The Retreat on Village Road. Sponsored by Bahamas National Trust, this is a great way to support your local artists and craftspeople!


Hope to see you there!




Athlete Profile


Name:  Crachante Laing

Age:  14

School:  Windsor at Albany


Why did you choose to start rowing?:  "I've done kayaking in the past and was very fascinated about how peaceful and interesting the overall experience was. So when my brother encouraged my to do rowing, I was all ears and eager about trying something new.


"I also enjoy the fact that everyone has a specific role to play, and we're all working together to achieve one goal". - On being in a quad


Run or Row:  Row

Dogs or Cats: Dogs!

Squats or Pushups: Squats

4x or 2x: 4x

Broccoli or Beets: Broccoli

Math or Science: Science *


* "This is a tough one, seeing as I do like math. Math and Science go hand in hand, but I find science to be more interesting, and there are more areas to explore".


What is an interesting fact about you?: "I love craft work. When I was younger, I was really into crocheting and sewing. I taught myself how to crochet and my mother inspired me to start sewing".












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