The Club sculling races were held on Sunday 5th July, unfortunately it rained most of the time. Mark Wakelin, who runs the new Thorpe Ferry, kindly offered to run the other way round the island for us on the day. Peter James acted as starter in a launch kindly driven by ex member Adrian Hodge and Phil manned the finish. We conveniently had 8 entries in the handicap single sculls – Adam, Carol, Chris F, Christine, Jane, Peter, Shawn and Sue. In the final, Chris beat Peter by about 3 lengths.
The mixed doubles had 4 entries:- Christine & Shawn, Jane and Anthony, Carol & Chris F, Claire & Peter. In the final Jane & Anthony had a comfortable win over Claire & Peter.
At the British Rowing Masters on 13/14th June Anthony and James Green (now York City) won Bronze in E doubles, Anthony and Lawrence Taylor (Broadland) won Bronze in F doubles and Anthony and Roger Swift (Tideway Scullers) came 5th in G doubles.
To see the gory pictures of the brave participants, click here.