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British Rowing Masters Championships – 18th May 2014

 A thoroughly enjoyable day was had by Champs Ladies Scullers in the sunshine and strong cross-winds at Holme Pierrepoint.
The Mistral 2x of Louise Affleck and Trish Reed won a silver medal in the Novice C race battling with Twickenham RC who just beat them and leaving the rest far behind.
The Quadling 4x- of Louise Affleck, […]

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September the 15th 2013, saw the Zephyrs embark on their biggest challenge yet. The Boston Marathon, a 50km / 31 mile, rowing race from Lincoln to Boston.
We (and our super sub Rowan) had done as much training as time had allowed (3 x 6kms on the ergs take forever!), worked out our blister strategies and […]

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Champs Juniors on the Thames

 The 16th of June saw the junior girls racing at the Coronation 60th Anniversary Regatta. A packed riverside saw the Champs Juniors race the young ladies from Lady Eleanor Hollis. Unfortunately they lost the round but did a great job of keeping up with the LEH girls.
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Champs ladies on the Thames

 Saturday 15th June saw the Zephyrs and 326s take a trip down to Windsor for the one off Coronation 60th Anniversary Regatta. Too good an opportunity to miss, but with only a IM3 class, both Champs eights were drawn against the extremely young school crews of Great Marlow and Haberdashers Monmouth.
Unfortunately, both Champs crews were […]

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Sudbury Regatta

On Saturday 4th August, four of the Oarsome boys made their merry way into the Suffolk countryside to the Sudbury 132nd International Regatta (“international” due to one Belgium sculler from Ghent apparently). We were competing in the Novice 4+ Jack Spurgeon Memorial Cup, a 650m sprint along the river Stour with a few challenging bends.
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