Browsing Archive: May, 2013

New Boathouse Progress Report

Posted by Julie Paillin on Tuesday, May 21, 2013,
As of today we have planning permission granted, the holes have been dug for the foundations and in the last few days have been filled with concrete and the foundation bolts are in place. The steel should arrive on Thursday and be up by the end of the month. 
Teams of 3 are now being confirmed by each club to start laying the floor, cladding the sides and continue the good work that has been started. 

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Welbeck Speech Day Annual Report

Posted by James Helliwell on Tuesday, May 21, 2013,

                This year has been a productive year for Welbeck Rowing. We’ve had the biggest intake of rowers in some time, with twenty-seven people attending regular training. Training began in September, with rowing taking up the GA session on Monday afternoons.  Christmas came and went, and rowing took off in earnest, with training sessions on the river on Wednesdays and Saturdays. We haven’t missed an outing this year, with students taking to the water in heavy snow, rain, wind and ...

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Vesta Head - First ever single sculling race for Women's Captain

Posted by Nicola Cheesman on Tuesday, May 21, 2013,

Vesta Head 2012 – My Story - Nicola

2012 had been a great year for Rowing, I’d rowed in the Queens Jubilee Pageant and set up a new rowing club with 2 friends.  Devils Elbow Rowing Club which opened August 2012. 

However, it had been a disappointing year for racing, Ironbridge, St Neots, Soar Head and many others all cancelled because of the rain.

I was getting fed up with not racing! So as the end of 2012 drew closer I really wanted to finish off the year with one more race.

I’d a...

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