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Boston Rowing Marathon 16th Sept 2012 – Course Record Time Broken

Posted by Julie Paillin on Thursday, September 20, 2012,

Earlier in the year the two senior ladies from Devil’s Elbow Rowing Club (DERC) rowed in Plymouth for the Eddystone Lighthouse Challenge and met Anneke Elliott who was racing in their ladies crew as the forth crew member. Anneke was eager to race in the Boston Marathon too, and soon after arrangements were made to race together in a quad with Anneke’s friend Morag Van Niekirk.Plans were put in place, admittedly somewhat late in the day. The crew only found a willing coxwain, Guy Thomson (...

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July - Eddystone Lighthouse Challenge

Posted by Julie Paillin on Monday, July 9, 2012,
Devil's elbow ladies successfully completed the Tamar Challenge. The Eddystone lighthouse challenge was cancelled due to an imminent force 8 and low visibility. The Tamar challenge consisted of 28km out to the breakwater, experience some rough water, then head inland up the Tamar. We caught up with the opposition (Plymouth Mayflower Offshore Rowing Club) at one point against the tide and held them for quite a time. The host clubs experience in these conditions shone through and they slowly to...
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New picture comes to light

Posted by Julie Paillin on Wednesday, September 28, 2011,

Another picture that has come to light.
This is the Head of the Trent Crew in 1956.
From right to left.
Brian Hardaker, Colin Small, Graham Suggett, Reg Squires.
It was shot from one of the bridges whilst we were rowing up to the start.
Unfortunately, the cox (Graham Jones) is missing.
Graham Suggett

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