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.
Entries for this year's Borne @Chiswick regatta are now open via the British Rowing Online Entry system, and all MAABC members are strongly encouraged to enter. The regatta takes place on Saturday 11th May, with racing offered in all open, women's and masters categories, as well as junior categories from J14 and mixed coxed fours. If you are worried about picking up points bearing in mind your plans for the rest of the season then remember you can race Masters from the age of just 27 (for which no points are awarded for winning), or you could race the mixed [...]
4 crews from MAABC raced at Women's Head of the River on Saturday 9th March 2013, with our first crew home 20th out of 302 crews. Well done to all those who raced, and thanks to those who came along to cheer from the clubhouse and along the course. The final results for the MAABC crews were: Senior W8 - 20th - 19:31.10 IM2 W8 - 43rd - 19:54.73 MasC W8 - 100th - 20:33.94 (composite with Barnes Bridge BC) MasF W8 - 167th - 21:17.46 (composite with Barnes Bridge BC, Burway RC, Kingston RC, Maidenhead BC, Thames RC) Full [...]
All current members wishing to retain their membership for 2013 must complete and return a Membership Renewal Form by 31st January 2013 - full details of payment options and a link to the renewal form are available on the Membership Renewal page. If you have any questions, please speak to Luke (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Beks (email@example.com) as soon as possible - please don't leave renewing until the last minute!
We are trialling a new kit supplier this winter, and the order window will close on 28 December 2012. Details and pictures of some of the samples are set out below - any questions, please email Gemma at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sample all-in-one Prices Short Sleeve tech top- £20 (price comparison - Pontoon short sleeve is £35) Long Sleeve tech top- £25 (price comparison - Pontoon long sleeve is £37) NOTE: Both tech tops are available in thin summer type fabric, or thicker winter fabric. Please specify your preference. Sample splash jacket Long Sleeve fleecy top with zip [...]