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COVID-19 UPDATE. PHASED RETURN TO TRAINING 25th July 2020!

6th July 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE Glasgow City Boats. We hope everyone is staying safe and coping with the current crisis. We are phasing our return to training on the 25th of July 2020. This will be for powerboat courses and vhf src examinations. We will be taking one student per course on our boat and have an increased […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE. ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE

5th June 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE Glasgow City Boats. We hope everyone is staying safe and coping with the current crisis. At this moment at the start of June we are still no able to offer face to face training. We are abiding by Government and RYA guidance and will update further once the situation changed. We are still […]

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Scottish Coastal Rowing

17th May 2020

Scottish Coastal Rowing is an ever growing sport and is one of the best forms of exercise, using nearly all of the muscles in the body. It is also great fun! The 22ft long, 5’8″ beamed St Ayles Skiff is providing a relatively inexpensive entry to the sport of Coastal Rowing by using a design […]

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Boat maintenance checks

12th April 2020

By Glasgow City Boats Hello everyone we hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during the Covid-19 outbreak. Whilst it is important for us all to stay safe and isolated and practice the correct social distancing measures our beloved boats are being ignored.So what should we do before using our boats for the first time […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE. ONLINE COURSES AVAILABLE

29th March 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE Glasgow City Boats. We hope everyone is staying safe and coping with the current crisis. We are still able to offer online courses that can be taken in your own home with email and phone support from our instructors. We can offer the following courses: VHF SRC radio online course. This is a […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE

24th March 2020

Glasgow City Boats Covid-19 update. We have not being doing much this past week but GCB will officially close on Monday 23rd March 2020 due to the ongoing virus outbreak.  We do not know when we will re-open and have taken advice from our medical staff by not giving a re-opening date.  Some of our […]

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COVID-19 Update Glasgow City Boats

17th March 2020

Glasgow City Boats Training Academy COVID-19 Update. 17 March 2020. 1930 hrs.  Good evening,We would like to reassure all students that Glasgow City Boats is currently still OPEN for business and we are taking all precautionary measures possible to ensure the health and safety of students and staff. We are still planning to run our classes […]

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Glasgow City Boats Guide to the Isle of Gigha

23rd February 2020

Glasgow city boats guide to marinas / islands  The Isle of Gigha – Scotland not the Caribbean!55 41 N 005 44 W Distance from Largs 75 miles Distance from Oban 50 miles  Highest astronomical tide 1.2 Lowest astronomical tide 01.m MHWS 1.1m MLWS 0.3m One of our favourite runs ashore is the Isle of Gigha. Gigha is a small island situated […]

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River Clyde Navigation guide

22nd February 2020

Glasgow City Boats guide to Upper Clyde Navigation: Glasgow 55 51’N 004 16’WVhf channel; 12 – Estuary control Glasgow tide information; MHWS 4.8 metres MHWN 3.9 metres MLWS 0.7 metres MLWN 1.8 metres. Admiralty chart 2007 – River Clyde  A commonly asked question we get is: “can I take my boat up to Glasgow and where can I […]