The publication of the racing timetable for this year's Barnes & Mortlake Regatta is slightly delayed due to the large number of doubling up requests received. The Regatta Committee is doing its best to accommodate as many requests as possible - please bear with us! The timetable will be published as soon as possible on the Barnes & Mortlake Regatta page - many thanks for your patience.
Are you looking for a challenge later this year, to prevent boredom setting in at the end of the rowing season? If so, then the Thames Challenge may be for you! It is a 50km or 100km walk, jog or run along the beautiful Thames River, from Putney to Henley, taking place on 14/15th September 2013. Joy Skipper, an MAABC member, is looking for people to take part and raise funds for Community Projects Africa, a very worthwhile charity with which she has been involved for many years (see http://www.communityprojectsafrica.org/). You can take part in teams (5+ will receive event merchandise if [...]
A large 12m by 15m marquee will be going on the lawn on the morning of Friday 17th May in preparation for a wedding reception we are hosting in the afternoon of Saturday 18th May. There will be a succession of deliveries of catering equipment and other items during the course of Saturday, from morning onwards. Parking will therefore be restricted from 2 pm onwards. If you intend to arrive at the club after 2 pm on Saturday, please park in Hartington Road. We would also be grateful if you would remove any bicycles from the terrace at this time. The [...]
A new kit order window is now open until 3 May 2013 - so if you need to stick up on some extra MAABC kit for summer racing, now is your chance! Full details are available on the updated Kit page - any questions please speak to the club kit officer, Rachel Drayson, either at the club or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The senior women's squad recently returned from this year's training camp in Portugal, where they spent a week getting in some quality training off the Tideway, in conditions that, whilst not as beautiful as hoped, were certainly better than the freezing cold and snow "enjoyed" by those left behind in London over Easter... Gemma Peck has kindly provided a short write up - thanks!: "Meat or fish?" "Meat or fish?" The most commonly asked question on training camp: posed at dinner time when being served a choice of traditional Portugese dishes for our evening nutrition. The setting: the chilly, concrete-paved [...]
The next Learn to Row course will be starting on Sunday 14th April, and will run for 6 weeks, with sessions on Sundays 1.30-3.00pm and Tuesday evenings 7.00-8.30pm (plus an additional session on Saturday 27th April 2.00-4.30pm). Full details are available on the Learn to Row page - there are still a few spaces available, so please contact Susan Hodgson (email@example.com) if you or anyone you know is interested.