General Information                

Pengwern Boat Club




Chairman                                 Chris Jarrett                 csjarrett@talktalk.net

Captain                                    Sharon Whitton            pengwern.captain@gmail.com

Vice-Captain                            Richard Barnes            pengwern.vicecaptain@gmail.com

Secretary                                 Helen Watkinson          pengwern.sec@gmail.com

Membership Secretary            Billy Lyman                   pengwern.memsec@gmail.com

Venue Hire Co-ordinator          Jayne Chelton              pengwernfunctions@gmail.com

Junior Lead                              Adrian Burns                pengwern.juniorlead@gmail.com

Safety Officer                           Jim Wilkinson               safety@pengwern-rowing.co.uk

Treasurer                                 Simon Banks                pengwern.clubtreasurer@gmail.com


Club Hours

Weekday evenings between 7pm and 8pm

Saturdays and Sundays between 8am and 9.30am

The best time to make informal contact is Saturday from 9am, when you can avail yourself of a bacon butty and cup of tea for £1.50, courtesy of the Junior Squad.

Pengwern Boat Club, founded in 1871, is located in Shrewsbury Town Centre, Shropshire, in a picturesque river-side setting. The current clubhouse was built in 1881 and is undoubtedly one the most attractive in the UK.

Richard 'Digger' Barnes - Vice Captain

Club Role

Vice Captain

How did you get in to rowing?

My daughter rowed in the Junior Squad and I spent that much time with her that I thought I may as well have a go myself.

What do you enjoy most about the sport and the club?

It's a combination of mental strength, fitness and technique. 

Whats the best piece of advice you've had regarding rowing?

Don't let one bad stroke spoil your outing.

Any information you would like to include regarding your role?

Always happy to help!