The Senior Women's squad travelled to Dorney on 1st and 2nd June to race at Met Regatta in glorious sunshine. With just a few weeks to go until Henley Women's Regatta, this was a good opportunity for this year's crews to get some high quality racing experience, and start sizing up the oppo for HWR! On the Saturday, the standout performance of the day was Fran's 2nd place in Senior 1x, after winning her heat earlier in the day. She was narrowly beaten by Charlotte Taylor of Putney Town, significantly closing the margin from the GB Final Trials and Wallingford [...]
Just a reminder that there is no parking permitted in the club car park on Saturday 8th June for club members, as the space is required for Barnes & Mortlake Regatta. Please park on Hartington Road or other nearby roads instead (or cycle down in the sunshine!)
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 [...]