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 [...]
Good morning and congratulations to all who are making the early morning training sessions organised by Merv, Kat B and Geoff. I am there in spirit with you and when the sun comes up a bit earlier I will be there maybe…! Another very busy weekend for Mortlake both in terms of club members and preparation for the Veterans Head we have several visiting crews and overseas visitors so please endeavour to make them extremely welcome. This race is extremely competitive and good luck to all – thanks to the help of launch drivers etc. Please take care of [...]
The Barnes & Mortlake racing timetable for this Saturday is now available - many thanks for your patience. Please click here to view a PDF of the racing timetable, and see the regatta page for all further information for competitors.
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.
The Masters Women's squad travelled to Nottingham for the British National Masters on Sunday 19th May. Reaping the benefits of excellent training over recent months, Laura Campbell, Chrissie Greenhalgh, Anna Ramsden & Jo Gapper got off to a great start in their straight final of WMasC IM3 4x, beating Falcon, the previous year’s winners, by a length. Next up were Alice Poole & Louise Pattison in an WMasD/E IM3 2x straight final - their first attempt at both multilane racing and stake boat starts! A respectable 4th place out of 6 was achieved for these Novice racers. They then headed back out [...]
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 [...]