The Catch 7/1/19

January 8, 2019

Hello!  Welcome to the latest issue of "The Catch", published fortnightly for

Nassau's best rowing club.  

Happy New Year! 



New Boats!


Nassau Rowing Club has added two new shells to our fleet!  

All the way from Canada, please welcome the Hudson 2x and 4x to Lake Cunningham.



The design on the stern and bow deck on shells from Hudson Boat Works were perfect for a custom paint job of the Bahamian flag! These shells will no doubt make a splash on the lake.  Not only are they visually appealing, but lightweight, and a smooth ride.


Thanks to all who helped facilitate their purchase and arrival.  NRC is growing, and our fleet is growing with us.



Thank you to our sponsors


We are so grateful for the support of the community.  NRC could not operate nor afford new equipment without your help.  Please support these businesses who support us.


Platinum Level Sponsors: Asa H. Pritchard, BCG Foundation, W.E. Services


Gold Level Sponsors: Florida's Natural, Subway, Morley Realty, HPF, Cable Cares


Silver Level Sponsors: Weikert Ford, Aliv, Super Value, Nature's Way Nursery, Powerboat Adventures, Arawak Port Development


Bronze Level Sponsors: Bahamas Wholesale Agencies, Bahamian Brewery, Cacique International, Cole Insurance, Harbourside Marine, Higg's & Johnson, Higg's & Kelly, Lowe's Wholesale, Marlin Marine, Oasis Landscape Limited, Odyssey Aviation, Pinder's Custom Brokerage, Tony & Irene Miaoulis, Think Simple, Bahamas Waste


Thank you!




Winter Learn to Row Programs begin this Saturday




We can't wait to meet our new rowers! Please share this with friends, as there are still a few spaces available.


Masters (ages 18+) row from

8:30 - 10 AM 


Juniors (ages 11 - 18) row from 12:30 - 2 PM


No experience is necessary!  Wear comfortable, athletic clothing, and bring a water bottle.  Sneakers, socks, and a hat are recommended.


Can't swim? We have life jackets for you to wear, but the boat is your floatation device, in the unlikely event that you capsize. Message us for more details!




School visits


Coach KariAnne is always looking forward to meeting new friends! Are you interested in hosting a session with Nassau Rowing Club?  We will bring an erg (rowing machine) to your school and present to students a brief demonstration of rowing, and also hold a few short races.


This week we are visiting Blairwood Academy.  




Athlete Profile


Name:  Jessica Proffitt

Age: 12

School: Lyford Cay International School


Why did you start rowing?  "I joined rowing because I wanted to try out a new sport with my sister and friends."


1x or 2x: 1x

Chocolate or Vanilla: Chocolate

Potcakes or Purebreds: Potcakes

Sailing or Swimming: Sailing

2k or 500m: 500m

Summer or Winter: Winter


An interesting fact about me is that: "I am also a sailor".









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