Captains Blog

Dear All Congratulations to everyone who attempted the Pairs Head on Saturday October 10th.  As always the event goes from strength to strength it gives the athletes an opportunity to show how training is progressing and to learn vital skills such as steering.  The Thames will always throw a challenge and racing is a great way to master the wily ways of stream and river.   Over the coming year I want to share with you all results to demonstrate how our coaches are creating platform for our crews to perform to the best of their abilities and for us to [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

2015 Head Season Results – 2 Pennants!

It has been a busy and successful head season for the club with pennant wins in Hammersmith Head (WMasC) and Vets Head of the River Race (WMasB) Hammersmith Head - Sunday 1 March MAABC was represented by 4 club and 4 composite crews with the WMasC winning the WMasC/D/E pennant. Posn no in cat no club time cat Masters cat. 5 8 122 MAABC 11:39.5 W.IM1.8+ 3 8 195 TTR/MAA 11:40.5 MASE.8+ MasE/F/G 1 7 211 MAABC 12.02.35 W.MasC.8+ WMasC/D/E Pennant Winner! 5 8 131 MAABC 12:12.8 W.IM2.8+ 4 8 200 TSS/MAA 12:21.2 MasG.8+ MasE/F/G 2 7 216 TRC/BBL/MAA/KRC/TSS 12:31.4 WMASD.8+ [...]

By | April 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Weekend sculling group

A new Weekend sculling group has formed and it is open to anyone who wants to go out at set times in a group structure.  The aim of this group is to put in mileage on the water in singles with intermittent coaching with the added safety of going out together. There is a basic requirement for sculling competency: scullers must be able to get to the Pink House and back ‘comfortably’ in a single. The focus is on singles and doubles but quads can be an option depending on water conditions or experience of the crews. Doubles/quads must have [...]

By | February 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Quintin Head 31 January 2015

The Quintin head 2015 was probably one of the coldest races many of the participants had ever experienced.  May were on marshalling for over two hours, only warming up half way to Hammersmith. MAABC was represented in five crews, three club and two composites with other tideway clubs. The fastest crew on the day was the Men’s Masters D composite with Thames Tradesman. The High Performance women represented the club in WIM1 and WIM2 while the Masters women competed in the WMB-E category. All crews competed well in difficult conditions and look forward to the rest of the 8s season. [...]

By | February 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|