Give Rowing A GO….. Noosa Yacht and Rowing Club is situated on the banks of our pristine Noosa River. At NYRC we pride ourselves on the spirit of achievement by participation, where both the club and the individual mutually benefit. We offer a range of rowing options to cater to all levels of capability; Learn to Row, Club Rowing for ages 18 and upwards, training to competitive standard, recreational and social rowing.

NYRC Rowing Department’s philosophy is all-inclusive, where all ages row and compete together in a club environment.


Our Rowing Dept offers regular “ Learn to Row” Courses.

These courses run for 6 weeks under the tuition of fully qualified Level 1 “Learn to Row” coaches. We have specific “Learn to Row” boats with removable stabilisers. On completion of this course, you will obtain an “Introduction to Rowing” certificate.

The course fee is $185 for 6 weeks.

Following the Learn to Row course, you will then transition to the “Certificate of Competency” course. This course also runs for 6 weeks where you learn the skills required to make you a safe and independent rower ready to embark on your rowing future.

$100 for Certificate of Competency – this is deducted from fees once you have joined Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club as a full member.

At the end of this course, there is an all members Club Regatta and BBQ.

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This training is offered to rowers who would like to further their fitness and experience levels to a competitive standard. Training is 3 times per week under the direction of a Level 2 Coach.

This training consists of:-

  • Weekly customised training programs emailed to each rower with selected intensity leading up to each club regatta.
  • Single Training
  • Crew Boat Training
  • Sweep Training


Each Saturday is club day where all standards of rowers, get out on the beautiful Noosa River to buddy up and share the fun in singles and crew boats. This is followed by a cuppa in the NYRC shed.

The last Sunday of the month is our “BIG BOAT” morning, where we take out the mighty eight and other crew boats for some team building and fun.

Social events and trophy night happen throughout the year.