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2023 Events & Competitions

Bern Fondueplausch – Jan 29, 2023

We were hosted by Michele, Rolf and Beat at the Ruderclub Bern and most of the present Penguins had their first row on Wohlensee followed by a fantastic Käsefondue

Inverno sul Po (Italy) – Feb 11-12, 2023

Freddi, Alain, Petr, Dieu and Andres represented the Penguins at our first official regatta of 2023 with 4km races along the Po river. More infos on

Cham regatta – May 20-21, 2023

Moritz and Antoine represented the Penguins at the first Swiss regatta of 2023.

Spring training camp Banyoles (Spain) – Apr 30 to May 5

This camp was used for preparation to the regatta season on the lake used for the Olympic Games of 1992, close to Barcelona. Four penguins took part.

Euro Masters Munich – July 27-30

Large representation of the Penguins in this 2023 edition.

Gavirate Training Camp (Italy) – Aug 31 to Sept 2

A second training camp took place in Gavirate’s rowing center at the end of summer.

Gaygames 11 🏳️‍🌈 Hong Kong – Nov 3-11

Four Penguins signed up for the world’s largest inclusive sports event of the year and brought back gold and bronze medals. More infos on

End of Year Fondue – Dec 6

Our final social event took place at PRC – 2023 ended as it began – with a Swiss Fondue.