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Captain’s Update – 14th January 2016

This Happy New Year is long overdue - but here it is Ladies, and I hope it finds you full of enthusiasm for the year ahead. We started our rowing year with a BBL Time Trial on Sunday 3rd January, followed by a work session sorting blades.  Very productive and very satisfying to have lined up, checked and labelled our refurbed sets of sweep (6 sets!) and sculling blades.  The next task will be t...
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Captain’s Update – 9th November

What a weekend that was! The hard was thronged with rowers, helpers, passers by, dogs, bicycles and plenty of friends new and old.  The Tideway was oceanic with crews thrashing by - on Saturday and Sunday! Huge thank you to all who contributed, marshalling (Sarah, Sue, Ali and Neil), catering (a huge and wonderful team coordinated with consummate skill by Michelle and Vicki), boat launching, or...
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Captain’s Update – 20th October

Hi All, Two lovely events to report on this week: Pairs Head on Saturday 10th was a great success, thank you to all of you who gave your time.  The water conditions were horrible, but the crowd on the hard were very jolly, and the cakes were spectacular.  We raised £450.  It was lovely to see so many old friends, both on the water and off.   Congratulations to all 6 crews who raced - it ...
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Captain’s Update – 23rd September

Hi All, Just a quick update this week after Sculling Camp, and looking forward to Pairs Head in a couple of weeks (with the Rhine Marathon in between!). The sun shone, all day long, and Cygnets Bungalow at Shepperton was the place to be last weekend!  Stu and Helena ran an expert Saturday Skulling Skool, with only one unintentional** swim (well - can you stand up in a scull?) and Anna Costan...
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