11 Jul 2022

Head Coach Vacancy

By |2022-07-11T16:27:57+00:00July 11th, 2022|Captain's Blog, Racing|

Mortlake Anglian & Alpha Boat Club are seeking a new head coach for next season, to build on this year’s successes of qualifying three crews including an eight for Henley Women’s Regatta and wins at other regattas.   This is a good opportunity for someone to build a rowing coaching career. MAA has a top class fleet of boats and significant club support.   Hours flexible/negotiable but to include Saturday and Sunday mornings. Private coaching opportunities are likely to be available.   Tideway knowledge is preferred, ability to drive a launch essential. Ability to drive a trailer, or to learn [...]

21 Apr 2022

Borne at Chiswick Bridge Regatta 2022

By |2022-04-21T14:26:47+00:00April 21st, 2022|Borne, Captain's Blog, Regatta|

Entries are now open on BROE for this year’s Borne at Chiswick Bridge Regatta which will take place on Saturday 7 May 2022.    Racing takes place over 1000m from a free start between Chiswick Bridge and Kew Rail Bridge. Entries close at 5pm on Sunday 1 May. Draw to take place on Monday 2 May. The poster for this year’s regatta is here. This year sees entries for 8’s included, and a 'masters beginners' category for masters rowers new to competition in 4+ and 4x Thanks to all the MAABC people, committee and friends who make this regatta possible. We look forward to seeing you [...]

29 Mar 2021

Message from the Captain: The Guidelines for Returning to Rowing at Mortlake

By |2021-03-29T15:35:47+00:00March 29th, 2021|Captain's Blog, Safety|

Hello everyone, We are all looking forward to the club opening up on Monday 29th March. This message is to remind you of the precautions we all need to take to protect ourselves and each other. They are based on the guidelines of our governing body and then customised to meet our local environment conditions at the club. Please read this right through before you return to the club. Key points from the latest BR advice (v11.1 dated 25th March): Crew rowing resumes. Coxes must wear PPE in line with BR advice. Coaching permitted. Indoor exercise is not allowed. The [...]

2 Dec 2020

Message from the Captain regarding meeting COVID protocols at MAABC

By |2020-12-02T13:43:30+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Captain's Blog|

Dear Club Member, Now that the lockdown is being lifted and London is in Tier 2, rowing in all types of boat can restart from the morning of Wednesday 2nd December. This is largely along the lines of how we were before lockdown 2 - with some tightening of indoor/gym usage requirements and additional mask wearing guidance - see below. Current BR guidelines for Tier Two include the following: All Covid secure club facilities may open Crew boats are allowed Indoor training is allowed subject to Covid protocols Competitions will be allowed Please note the following key points - NEW [...]

3 Dec 2019

Boat-naming for Ken Williams

By |2019-12-03T09:24:46+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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