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Henley Masters Regatta 2016

Success at Henley Masters Regatta, Friday 08th + Saturday 09th July 2016
Carole Mills battled on the Thames through the tough, gusty headwind and strong stream to win the WMasD 1x event by 1.3 lengths against a Twickenham RC sculler who had beaten her by a split second recently at the National Masters Championships.
 

Louise Affleck + […]

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National Masters Rowing Championships 2016

National Masters Rowing Championships, Holme Pierrepont, Saturday 11th + Sunday 12th June 2016
Champs continued their winning streak the following weekend at the National Masters Rowing Championships, Holme Pierrepont. They had their biggest entry (13 crews) and also their most successful Championships by coming 18/110 clubs in the Victor Ludorum trophy which ranks clubs by their […]

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Peterborough Spring Regatta 2016

A Fantastic week in June 2016 for Champion of the Thames RC starting with the Peterborough Spring Regatta
Peterborough Spring Regatta, Sunday 05th June 2016

Champion of the Thames RC Masters Scullers had a very successful day in the sunshine and headwind at Peterborough Spring Regatta with wins for: Phil Jones Mas E1x, Louise Affleck + Cynthia […]

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Vesta Veterans’ Head 2015

The Champs ladies headed to the Tideway on Saturday 28th March for the annual Vesta Veterans’ Head of the River Race. Taking place over the winding 6.8km of the Championship Course, this race is certainly not for the faint-hearted, with the first test for the ladies coming in the form of the 6:15am coach from […]

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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 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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Success at Nat Masters

Nat Vets” in sunny Nottingham on Sunday.
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In particular:

Steve and Olly won silver in their Mas D 2x
Olly and Carole won gold in mixed Mas C novice 2x (shown here)
Nomes, Denise, Carole, Rachel won Gold in Mas C novice 4x
Helen and Colin won gold in mixed Mas D nov 2x
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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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Hazewinkel 2011

Champs were invited by the Royal Sport Nautique de Bruxelles to the Brussels International Rowing Regatta 24th and 25th September and bought home a Silver from the Ladies Masters Single Sculling event.
Royal Sport Nautique stage this fantastic event every year at Hazewinkel, a 2km rowing and regatta course in Heindonk, near Brussels. The course hosts the Great Britain Rowing team’s […]

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