Thank you for the profuse outpouring of congratulatory presents of champagne and flowers which doubtless are in transit after the magnificent win at Twickenham Regatta on Saturday. Seriously please do not spend too much - but again if you want to be in contention for athlete of the year you know what to do! Turning to matters which are much closer to my heart we have had two weekends of racing which is marvellous - what is most encouraging is the massive steps forward which we as a club are making. Gosh the only thing I was a little [...]
There are currently (03/06/16) 154 entries for this year's Barnes and Mortlake Regatta. If you'd like to see what events currently have entries, and how many entries then please click here.
Afternoon all ’ hope you all enjoyed the terrific weather on Saturday – just as an fyi this time last year when we held Borne Regatta at Mortlake we had to anchor our gazebo down with weights to stop it flying off the balcony – so it was so enjoyable to have the regatta bathed in sunshine for a change. I would like to thank Nina and her team for a fabulous regatta WOW such a lot of work from unsung heroes! Thank you. The Club has had such a lot of activity that I can hardly keep track of [...]
Club member Kirsty Durman will be running the London Marathon to raise money for Mind, a charity supporting people living with mental health problems and their families. The charity provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem, campaigning to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. Any donation no matter how small, would be most gratefully received! https://www.justgiving.com/Kirsty-Durman1
Has Spring sprung yet? I think it is trying although the forecast for the weekend as usual covers every scenario. As ever, the club seems extremely busy. We have the Boat Race Circus rumbling in this week – can all members be as considerate as possible whilst enjoying the publicity of our lovely club on the TV. Make sure you tell friends to watch and advertise our club. Thank you to members to helped clear the lawn immensely appreciated. Last weekend saw the culmination of the various 8’s head. Congratulations to our neighbours QBC who had spectacular results in [...]
Starz Watterson, a former member of MAA, moved to Germany 3 years ago to study piano. Subsequently, about 10 months before Anna died, Anna and Sarah Ulliott (aka Scrasey), previous MAA Captain, visited Starz in Germany. Starz is soon returning to visit the UK in April and will be giving a charity piano recital at St Mary's church in Putney on 22nd April at 7.30pm in Anna's memory. Part of the aim of the recital is to raise funds for the charity that Anna was cycling for when she died and there is therefore a recommended minimum donation of £10. There [...]