Lot­tery award to en­able sail­ing club to buy coastal row­ing boat

The Courier & Advertiser (Fife Edition) - - NEWS -

A Fife sail­ing club is rid­ing the crest of a wave af­ter re­ceiv­ing a sig­nif­i­cant grant from the Na­tional Lot­tery.

Mem­bers of Elie and Earls­ferry Sail­ing Club were cel­e­brat­ing on Sat­ur­day af­ter be­ing awarded £7,000 to pur­chase a new coastal row­ing boat.

The club has around 130 mem­bers, with sec­re­tary David Chalmers say­ing: “Coastal row­ing has re­ally taken off in this area and is get­ting a lot of dif­fer­ent peo­ple into boat­ing.”

Pic­ture: Dougie Ni­col­son.

The club re­ceived £7,000.

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