Pick your crews for regattas

Picking your crew lineups for regatta is a delicate task for Masters group organisers and coaches. There are so many potentially “touchy” topics. Rather than present a vanilla approach, I thought it would give insight if I share the process…

Legion Regatta Trophies

CAVE CUP (Memorial) Open Mixed Four DAVE BLACKIE HANDLES Oldest Winning Double  (Men) DAVE BLACKIE HANDLES Oldest Winning Double (Women) CORPORATE TROPHY  Men’s Coxed Four (Recreational / New Novices) CORPORATE TROPHY  Women’s Coxed Four (Recreational / New Novices) SCHOOL PARENTS…

The Rule of Four

silhouette rowing eight held by 8 rowers in sunrise

You bag your warm up and jump straight to the hard strokes. Next you conveniently forget your post-row stretch. Cutting training corners may be tempting when you are in a rush but in the long run it won’t pay. Even…

The Hazard Point

five men in a rowing boat.

Stroking out of your comfort zone is a must to reach higher limits as an athlete and there is no better place to execute than on the race course.  Until you have tried something beyond your competence or skill, you…

WRMR23 – Tshwane South Africa

people holding flags, rowing regatta

Gathered under African Skies, Athletes, Officials, Volunteers, and Support Staff from around the world, joined with the Local Organizers and workers for what has been an amazing event on Roodeplaat Dam. The experience was almost lost when a freak wind…

AGM

Annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting occurred on Sunday 27th August. Here are some highlights from the meeting… The new committee elected at this AGM are: President: Sue Wright Past President: Lesley Milne Secretary: Paula Storey Treasurer: Roger Watts…