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First regatta win of the season

Congratulations to Miranda who battled standing waves by Hammersmith Bridge to win Women’s Masters D/E 1x at Hammersmith Regatta on Saturday.This coming Saturday is Chiswick Regatta - alas the only club entry of Miranda was rejected as the regatta was massively over subscribed.Entries are still open for Borne Regatta on the extra bank holiday of Monday 8th May.

By |2023-04-27T08:11:42+00:00April 27th, 2023|Captain's Blog, Racing|

Four pennants at Bedford Spring Head

  James took a trailer of smaller boats up to Bedford yesterday to race through the many bridges there. The format of the event, with multiple divisions over a relatively short course, allowed for lots of doubling up and the girls will have known the bridges well by the end of the day.   Lots of excellent results - too many to list here but the 4x of Rebecca, Katy B, Jen and Jade won Band 1 4x, Fran and Katie B won Band 2 2x, Katie R and Sophie LW won Band 3 2x and Katy B and Jen [...]

By |2023-04-03T15:26:24+00:00April 3rd, 2023|Captain's Blog, Racing, Senior women|

Veterans Head pennant!

Congratulations to the Women’s Masters D4x of Caroline, Anna, Kat and Jo - who won their Veterans' Head pennant last weekend by just over one second from long term rivals Eton Excelsior.  Well done also to the G4x crew who swapped from sweep to sculling as their 8 fell victim to injury and illness and came third in their class, to the Women’s B8 who came 5th and to the MAA/TTR G8 who came 4th. Many thanks to all the club members who helped out over the weekend - especially the launch drivers and umpires without who these events could [...]

By |2023-03-25T12:05:56+00:00March 25th, 2023|Captain's Blog, Masters Men, Masters women, Racing|

Great results at the Head of the Nene

The senior girls went north on Saturday to enjoy the tranquil waters of the River Nene at Peterborough. Flat tyres on the trailer and a truck reluctant to start made for some challenges for James - thank you Kevin and Paul for helping out here - and who had a 14 hour day out from the club. Luckily the results made the trip worthwhile. Division one over the shorter course saw Barbara and Victoria racing in Women’s Masters and Women’s Band 2 1x respectively and Katy B and Jen in Women’s 2x - but for time only as the sole [...]

By |2023-02-06T13:52:46+00:00February 6th, 2023|Captain's Blog, Racing, Senior women|
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