|Membership||During the year we lost 1 senior, 2 student and 6 junior members and gained 5 senior and 3 juniors giving a total of 39.|
|Competition||Crews attended: The Yorkshire HORR, Tideway HORR (206-295), Runcorn Regatta, York Regatta (Vet 4 WIN), Durham Regatta (2- Final), Chester Regatta (2- Final), Northwich Regatta, Peterborough Regatta (2- 3 WINS), Agecroft Regatta, Lancaster Regatta (2- Final, Vet 4 WIN 1x WIN), Talkin Tarn Regatta (Sen3 4 Final), Mersey Regatta (Vet 4 WIN), York Sprint (Sen 3 4 WIN), Dee Autumn Fours HORR (Nov 4 WIN), Tideway Fours HOKR (236 - 234), York HORR (Nov.4 6/31).|
|January||Application to planning dept. for 4 bedrooms in club.|
|February||Visit by Andy Turner, N. West regional coach- 25 from the 3 clubs on the ergos.|
|March||Delivery of the new Burgashells 1x (4), 2-.|
|April||Easter Festival rowing course for juniors in conjunction with council; 5 NWRC playboats in use on consecutive Weds.|
|May||Planning application denied on grounds that no domestic development allowed in the designated 'riverside park'.|
|June||New 2- smashed on road near Henley by GPO van. Insurance covers replacement.
Lancaster Regatta, 65 entries and rain all day!
|July||6 girls to Rendsburg and International Youth Games (no wins); 5 girls to Eton College Rowing Course.|
|August||Grant of £500 from the Rowing Foundation allows purchase of 2nd hand 8 from Merchant Taylors School BC.|
|October||Sale of Jim Pye (8) to Magdalen College BC for £1500.|
|November||Annual Dinner at Hampson House Hotel - 24 present.|
|December||6 new Dreissigacker blades delivered.|
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1989 in parenthesis)
|Membership||During the year we lost five senior and three junior members but gained seven senior, four student and three junior members, giving a total of 36.|
|Competition||Tideway HORR 243 - 290; Runcorn N4, Final; York N4, Final; Sefton, S02 - Win; Strathclyde International S02 - 4/6; Shrewsbury S24+ Win; Northwich VC4+ Win; Peterborough, S12 - Final; Hexham S24+ Final and VC4+ Final; Lancaster N4+ Win, S24+ Win, VC4+ Win, NIX Win; Hollingworth Lake S31x Final; Rudyard Lake VC4+ Win, S24+ Win, S31x Win; Warrington HORR Nix Win; Chester HORR S31x 3rd & 6th; Tideway Fours HQRR VC4+ 9/23; York HORR VC4+ 2nd.|
|January||Visit by Charles Wilson (Chief Development Officer) and Ron Sands (Chief Tourism Officer) concerning possible development of club site and facilities.|
|February||Main room carpeted (Courtesy of Barkers of Preston).
River frozen solid, no rowing for two weeks.
|March||Maritime Cup races on the Quayside as part of the Council's Easter Festival celebrations.|
|June||Lancaster Regatta, 51 entries (£450.00 loss).|
|July||Five girls to Aalborg Regatta (Denmark) as part of the International Youth Games. Four girls to Eton Coaching Course.|
|August||Club broken into via the dock doors, some bar stock taken.
'Luneside' 2 - sold to Albert R.C. Cape Town.
|October||Visit by members of Agir R.C. Aalborg, offer of accommodation to JO'GRC members if in Denmark.|
|November||Installation of 'Drinkline' machine in training room.
Andrew Houghton, Captain 1959 and President 1965 R.I.P.
|December||Annual Dinner at the Castle Hotel, Hornby, 23 present.
Visit by Employment Training Initiative concerning the landscaping of 100 metres of upstream banking for Regatta.
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1990 in parenthesis)
150th. Anniversary Year
|Membership||During the year we lost four senior, three student and four junior members but gained four senior, six student and four junior members, giving a total for the year of 39.|
|Competition||York HORR 4+ (2nd) S31x (2nd); Tideway HORR, 242-297 and 373-355; Runcorn WN4+ (Semis); York Spring J161x (Semis); Nottingham City J181x (4th); Strathclyde S31x (Win); Warrington S24+ (Final), S31x (Final), VB4+ (Win); Chester N1x (Semi); Agecroft S31x, S21x, Reading S14+ (Final); Hexham S31x, J181x, S32x (Win); Lancaster N1x (Win), S31x (Win), S21x (Win), J181x (Win); York Sprint S14+ (Final), WN4+
(Final), VC4+ (Win); Runcorn HORR VC4+ (Win); Tideway Fours VC4+ 9/23; York HORR VC4+ '(Strachan 2nd), VC4+ (Salter 3rd) WJ2x.|
|January||Visit by National Rivers Authority and Employment Training to finalise details on river bank improvements.|
|February||Granada Awards for the Environment, adjudication visit.|
|March||Lune HORR - 20 entries.|
|April||Maritime Races on the Quayside (JO'G Win).|
Womens Open Days - 40 present.
|June||Alfred R.C. (Cape Town) visit for four days.|
|July||Visit from members, Rendsburg R.C. Germany.|
|August||Lancaster Outdoor Initiative Open Day - 20 present.|
Visit from Zurich R.C. Sculler - 6 days.
Main door vandalised, 3 new locks required.
Visit from three members Adelaide R.C.
|September||Club 150th Dinner (83) and Club photograph.
Award of £9,000 from Sports Council for boats.
Award of £7,500 from Foundation for Sport & the Arts for riverside improvement for Regatta.
|October||Michael Anson 1966-1992 R.I.P.
'Gaunt to the Fore' - 150 years of rowing in Lancaster, display at Maritime Museum.
|November||'Archie Redder' and 'Reebok' and 'Jim Pye' sold to Portsmouth UBC and
|December||Purchase of Janousek Coxed Fours 'Michael Anson' and 'Doug Melvin'. Committee Dinner at King's Arms.|
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1991 in parenthesis)
|Membership||We lost 2 full, 3 student and 2 junior members during the year but gained 2 full and 2 juniors giving a total for the year of 36.|
|Competition||Lune HORR (7/50); S.Yorks HORR VC4+ (2/3); Tideway 229 - 352; Abingdon HORR N4+ (2/4); Bradford VC4+, WN4 + (Final); Harrington N1x, VB1x; Chester VC4+ (Final); Durham VB4+; Lancaster V2- (Win), WN4+ (Win), VC4+ (Win); Hollingworth Lake VB4+, VC4+; Sefton WS34+ (Win); Boston Marathon 2x (3/21); York WS34+, S14+; Warrington HORR VB1x (Win); Fours HORR 186-298.|
|January||Break in necessitates new locks.|
|February||Lune HORR organised by the school, 50 entries.|
|March||Meeting between LRGS and committee re. future policy on boats. Delivery of 4 sets of carbon sculling blades.|
|April||Lancaster Paddlesport Club estd., Use of JOG facilities arranged on annual basis.
Janousek 2 - (Mabel) delivered.
Break in through dock doors - pool table robbed.
New doors fitted on insurance - £600.
|May||Plans for new balcony extension drawn (D.Milthorp) & submitted.|
|June||Up-riverside landscaping completed for extra regatta boating (£7,500).
150th. Lancaster Regatta 54 entries.
|July||International Youth Games Regatta, Germany, UK, Denmark; UK overall winners.|
|August||Planning permission granted for extension.|
|September||Stolen keys necessitate yet another lock swap.
North West Rowing Council development committee meet at JOG - first ever NWRC meet in Lancaster.
|October||Initial estimates for extension; further plans to extend up-river terrace.|
|November||Michael Anson Trust Fund made available to finance extension Jim Pye (V.P.) R.I.P. Aged 93.|
Annual Dinner, Castle Hotel Hornby.
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1992 in parenthesis)
|Membership||We lost 2 student and 9 junior members but gained 4 full and 4 student members giving a total of 33 for the year.|
|Competition||Yorkshire HORR S34+ (Win), Northwich HORR S34+ (2nd), Runcorn S34+ (Win), Bradford Spring Nov 1x & S32x (Finals), Northwich SI4+ (Final) S34+ (Win) S24+ (Win) Chester S24+ (Win) Lancaster S32+ (Win), Vet 1Ix (Win), Mixed 2+ (Win). S14+ (Win) S14+ (Final), Ironbridge S14+ (Final), Doncasater SI4+ (Final), Sefton Vet 4+ (Win), SI4+ (Win), Warrington HORR Vet 1x (Win), Tideway Fours V4+ (11/28).|
|January||Jim Pye's ashes scattered on lawn and plaque placed on tree to commemorate his connection with the club over 60 years.|
|February||Lune HORR organised by the school, 50 entries.|
|March||Tideway HORR 289 to 337 in 20'31".|
|April||'Elizabeth' loaned to Sefton RC for Junior Nat.Champs.|
|May||J O'GRC hosts the university 'Roses' regatta. Lancaster wins 5 to 1.|
|June||Lancaster Regatta, 89 entries.|
|July||J O'GRC hosts Lancaster Paddlesport regatta, 39 entries.|
|August||Telephone installed for the first time ever.|
|September||Meeting of all six Lune water sport clubs to discuss a Lancaster Water Sports Centre on the skerton site.|
|October||Work starts on Mike Anson's sculling/terrace extension.
Tub to Vics.
|November||Four silver trophies donated to club by son of William Morris (1907)
|December||Annual Binner at Castle Hotel, Hornby.
Arrival of Mondego 1x for trial as disabled boat
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1993 in parenthesis)
|January||Highest flooding since 1903. Boathouse flooded to the top rack. Three sculling boats badly damaged.|
|February||Four 'big blades' purchased from Sefton RC. New 7 x 5 pool table installed in club room. Sculling boats sent to Burgashell for repair.|
|March||Stan Butler dragged over the weir; rescued by helicopter; club dreissigackers lost. New 10 year drinks licence secured..|
|April||Matthew Brown (brewers) installed new pumps. (Scotch Bitter) Sculling boats back from boat builder. Insurance covers costs.|
|May||Mondego single scull delivered sponsored by 'Therapy in Leisure' for use by disabled groups. Junior 'taster day' - 13 present.|
|June||Lancaster Regatta - 75 entries. Sports Council check on Club's Lottery application. later endorsed.|
|July||Lune Bank Gardens Restoration Committee inaugurated.|
|August||Y.H.A. group visit to the club for familiriarisation. 'Sports Match' visit to check our application for new disabled boat.|
|October||Builders in to plan the new extension (terrace above, storage below).|
|November||Annual Dinner at the Horns Inn, Goosnargh - 22 present.|
|December||River frozen and burst pipes in the clubhouse.|
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1994 in parenthesis)
|January||Work on the new terrace begins.|
|February||River frozen - no rowing for 10 days.|
|March||Visit from safety advisor NWRC.|
Visit from Lancs. Ev. Post re. lottery grant.
|April||Builders finish extension.|
|May||New French training double scull delivered.|
Annual 'Roses' match held at the club.
|June||Lancaster Regatta 103 entries.|
Gents. changing room and toilets re-decorated.
LRGS BBQ and 'Ralph Cup' win for JOG
|July||Restricted scull donated to club by tom Tasker.|
|August||Torrential rain blocked sewers - changing rooms and games room flooded.|
|September||Visit from millenium Greens Commission re - riverside restoration.|
|October||Break in and theft of telephone and tv. - new phone installed.|
|November||Annual Dinner at Hampson House Hotel - 18.|
|December||River frozen again.|
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1995 in parenthesis)
|Membership||We lost 1 senior member (Martin Hewitt R.I.P.) but gained 7 new senior members and 4 juniors giving an active membership of 30.|
|Competition||Club crews competed at the following events: Merseyside, Chester, tees, Lancaster and Stourport regattas and Dee, Stourport and Yor HORR. Wins were registered: veteran sculls (1), Senior Coxless 2 (1) and coxed 4 (1).|
|January||Wheelchair ramp for disabled access built from car park to main door with a grant from Sportsmatch.|
|February||Mass clearout of rubbish from the rear boathouse store to make room for equipment.|
|March||'Jane' damaged and sent for repair (boathouse flooding caused extensive damage).|
|April||Break - in results in telephone destroyed and tv stolen.|
|May||'Archie' refurbished as 4x with new riggers with grant from the local District Sports Council.|
|June||Lancaster Regatta with a record 132 entries.|
|July||Club hosted the Lancaster International Youth Games Regatta with four countries represented.|
|August||New changing rooms for women constructed by members.|
|September||Theft of valuable from men's changing room (always lock main doors).|
|November||Annual dinner at the Horns Inn (18).|
|December||First committee meeting for 3 years to discuss club strategy for 1998.|
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1996 in parenthesis)
|Membership||13 senior men, 4 senior women, 5 student, 8 junior.|
|January||Men's showers refurbished.|
|February||Pool table donated to Cockerham youth club.|
|March||Men's 8 at North of England HORR (Chester).|
|April||Floor tiles in main room disposed of.|
LUBC 'Roses' match held at the club.
|May||Blades repainted, Janousek 2- smashed.|
|June||Lancaster Regatta- record entry 127.|
Visit by NW RDO Patrick Lockley.
|July||Fire visit recommended more emergency lighting and crash bars (these fitted by fire exit).|
Meeting convened concerning a joint boathouse; present: Fred Nelson (LRGS), David Owen (LCC), Stan Cinnamond (LUBC) and NW (JOGRC).
Janousek 2- back from repair.
Gaunt girls at International Youth Games in Almere (Gold and Silver).
|August||JOGRC on the Web. "members.spree.com/johnogaunt.index.htm"|
Weight training machines from Post House delivered to boathouse.
NW to Bulgaria.
Keys stolen and new padlock fitted to main door.
|October||LUBC fitness testing.|
|November||Forced entry and telephone stolen.|
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1997 in parenthesis)
|Membership||14 senior men, 6 senior women, 7 student, 8 junior.|
|January||J O'GRC / LUBC Fitness testing.|
|March||Annual General Meeting.|
|May||Lune users meeting to discuss problems with Lansil Anglers..|
|June||Lancaster Regatta cancelled - too few entries.|
|July||N.West Water visit to assess our tariff - results in reduced charges.|
Club burgled again.
|August||Estimate for lottery funded staging received from council commercial services dept.|
Committee meeting (first regular meeting in 7 years).
|September||'Virus' 2x sold for £ 450 - delivered to Glasgow.|
2 man tub canoe donated to club from NHS disabled officer.
|October||Mens changing rooms redecorated.|
LUBC boats at Gaunt due to dispute with Lansil Anglers.
|November||Sewage pump sent for repair - no toilets for 7 weeks.|
|December||Club committee meeting.|
Annual Dinner at the Horns, Goosnargh.
|Boat Book||Club outing for the year break down as follows: (1998 in parenthesis)