Roy Lendrum, one of our long-standing Honorary Vice-Presidents, passed last Wednesday following a period of ill health culminating in pneumonia, whilst under treatment in Northwick Park Hospital. Roy had been unable to attend the club again after celebrating his 85th birthday, together with John Hart and John (Tub) Bryant whose birthday it was too (as in picture below) and had been pretty well house bound for the last five years, being looked after at home by his younger brother, Colin. Although a very long-term member of Thames Tradesmen, since their time at "The Ship" pub and, from 1962, the old [...]
Ken Bell (Hon Vice-President) passed away earlier this year. Some memories of him may be read here (link opens in new tab).
MAABC will be running a new learn-to-row course starting in May. If you're interested then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Ken Williams was a highly valued member of MAABC who died in 2018. To show appreciation for him as an active member and Vice President a new pair was named Ken Williams on 12th November. Ken’s daughter Zoe christened the boat and his son Russell said a few words. The boat naming included many former members of Horseferry Rowing Club where Ken was a member before he joined MAABC. The family have expressed their thanks and appreciation for the boat being named after Ken and also for the boat naming event that allowed so many of Ken’s rowing friends to [...]
MAABC will be holding its annual Bonfire Night party with fireworks on Saturday November 9th. Please see the poster for more details.
Rob Carpenter and Paul Blanchard cooked an excellent Christmas lunch that was enjoyed by 60 club members on Saturday 15th December.