Training Camp 2017: Lads on Tour

On April 1, a group of Mortlake rowers and coaches headed across the Channel for a week of intensive training in the French rowing haven of Brive-la-Gaillarde. This is their story. Never heard of Brive? Don’t worry, most people not born there haven’t either. According to Brive’s Wikipedia page, it is famous for being associated with a song by popular French singer Georges Brassens, and for having excellent rowing facilities at the local lake, Lac-du-Casse. As none of us have a particular penchant for 1960s French pop music, the Mortlake team can testify only that the second fact is true. [...]

By | April 24th, 2017|Masters Men|

Portugal Rowing Tour

We have been invited to participate in this. Ginásio Clube Figueirense is pleased to present the program for PORTUGAL ROWING TOUR for 2017: DOURO RIVER – 7 to 9 of August MONDEGO RIVER – 10 to 13 of August Registration ends at June 9th.   www.portugalrowingtour.blogspot.pt

By | December 21st, 2016|Masters Men, Social|

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|Racing|

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|Racing|

Scullers Head presentation 10 December 2014

Lynda Elms and Cat Hart attended the Scullers Head presentation held at Vesta Rowing Club on 10 December 2014 to collect their medals.  They also collected Caris March's medal as she was not able to make it. Lynda and Cat with their medals

By | December 11th, 2014|Racing|

3 Pennants at the Scullers Head

Congratulations to Caris Marsh (WIM1 Lwt), Cat Hart (W Mas A) and Lynda Elms (W Mas F/G) for winning pennants in this years Scullers Head.  A fantastic result from these athletes. Also, well done to all those who competed on a day where the conditions turned out much better than predicted. Unfortunately we had a number of withdrawals ahead of the race due to the fast flowing river which made the conditions a little tricky. Finish Pos. Sculler time class pos. in class 179 Caris Marsh 23:17.0 W.IM1.LWT 1 Pennanat Winner  276 Cat Hart 24:04.5 W.MasA 1 Pennanat Winner  286 David Grylls [...]

By | November 30th, 2014|Racing|