Manning River Rowing Club was well represented at the Taree Summer Regatta last weekend, with several rowers taking part in competition for the first time.
It was a memorable debut for 12-year-old Mikayla Smith who won the women's under 16 division two single scull by 4.89 seconds.
"She was very pleased with that," the club's publicity officer Hugh McLeod said.
Not to be outdone, Hannah Smith placed second in the women's under 16 division four single scull and third in the women's C grade division three single scull.
The duo then teamed up for the women's under 17 division one double scull where they placed third.
Elsewhere, Josiah Smith was fourth in the men's under 19/ under 21 division one single scull while Rhett Pattison placed second in the men's C grade division two single scull.
Young gun Tara Copp teamed up with Hugh McLeod for the para double scull before she competed in the para single scull on Sunday. She also placed third in the women's D grade division five single scull.
Orlando McDermott dominated the field to win the men's D grade division five single scull by 23.07 seconds.
Roy Halliday and Graham Nix picked up wins in the men's masters single scull division five and six events respectively and Philip Peade secured second in division seven. Roy and Graham then won the men's masters division six double scull.
There were mixed results for Manning River Rowing Club in team events at the Taree Summer Regatta.
Genevieve Dobbs, Kaye Pullen, Mandy Cavill and Kaye Smythe placed third in the women's masters division five quad scull and fifth in the women's D grade division two quad scull.
After she placed fourth in women's masters division six single scull, Kaye teamed with Mandy to place third in the women's masters division five double scull.
On the final day of competition, Manning River Composite placed second in the women's masters eight division two.
Another Manning River Composite team was second in the men's masters division one quad scull.
Partnering with Endeavour Rowing Club, Manning River won the men's masters division two double scull.
The club secured second in the men's B grade division one quad scull, outclassed by powerhouse UTS.