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River issues this weekend
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9th September 2018

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U11 of 2019
Upper Pool to Barn Elms Reach - App Stand Up Paddleboard World Championship Race - 18.05.19

U8 of 2019
Barn Elms Reach (Upper) - Hammersmith Bridge - Restricted Headroom

U6 of 2019
Cross Deep to Woolwich Reach (Upper) - Traditional Rowing Events in London 2019

Captain's Log

Latest news, requests, moans and cajoling from the skipper

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  • Captain's Log XLIII

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 20th May 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    Hope everyone had a nice relaxing Weekend.

    Racing:
    Congratulations both racing crews and many thanks to Jeremy and Hannah for coxing us on the day. We had an 8+ and 4+ in Putney town Regatta which made it into their respective finals. No pots but very good milestone Gentlemen. First win in an 8 in a long time and second final for the 4+. Keep up the good work and we will have that silverware yet! 

    Please, please, with sugar on top,  update your availability for all Training sessions and Races in https://www.fitclub.me , so we can plan the best racing combos and which events we can enter. It just take 5 mins, if you have any problem with it please let me know.

    Tom and I are away this week, Matt and Chihiro are in charge. We will have a short squad meeting on the 30th of May 19.00 sharp- before the outing, please be there.

    Training: 

    Tuesday
    Meeting 19.00 - OTW 19:15 Erg: 1750m / 750 m/ 500m @2k Pace

    Thursday
    No coached water session - 2K @ Free Rate

    Outings for the weekend, will follow from Matt and Chihiro Have a nice Monday and a better rest of the week!

    Cris

    Peter Jeffs – Obituary and Funeral arrangements.

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  • Deneb's Captains Log XLII

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 15th May 2019

    Morning Cygnets,

    Hope everyone is doing well. Sorry for the delay this week.

    Racing:

    Chiswick Bourne Regatta : We had a 4+ , good row but maybe a little fitness was missing in the last meters 😉 ….don’t forget to do the Land training 😉 . Many Thanks Sian for coxing.

    Next Stop: This Saturday… Putney Town: We have an 8+ (Henrik, Jezz, Martin, Eric,Rupert, Mustafa, Tom, Ashley) and a 4+ (Henrik, Eric, Rupert, Tom) Good Luck Everyone.

    Please see below Timetable. If you have the time come down and cheer.

    OP 4+ T3 – 11:52 CYG vs Twickenham, Final 12.48
    OP 8+ T2 - 17:00 CYG vs AK, Final 18:04

    Please, please with sugar on top UPDATE your availability for all Training sessions and Races in https://www.fitclub.me , so we can plan the best racing combos and which events we can enter. It just take 5min, if you have any problem with it please let me know. (No Availability - No Races).

    Also Learn to Row is going on, if you see them around make them feel welcome.. (and keep promoting still places available)

    Housekeeping:
    Also this Saturday – all day long - Clubhouse clean day. There is plenty to do … so please give a hand and align with the BBL. Click the link for a list of jobs that need doing.

    Wednesday
    WEIGHTS focus on good technique
    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Thursday
    Meeting 19.00 - OTW 19:15
    Erg 1. 6x500m, R30-32, 2mins rest
    Erg 2. 2x20' @R22, 3' rest

    No outings on Saturday – If you are not racing- please join the LTR session.
    Outings on Sunday at the usual times.

    Peter Jeffs – Obituary and Funeral arrangements.

    Have a nice day and a better rest of the week!

    Cris

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  • Deneb's Captain's Log XLI

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 8th May 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    I hope everyone had a nice long weekend.

    Racing:
    Saturday Chiswick Amateur Regatta:

    Open 4+: Very Good Work from our Cygnet 4+ (Anna, Henrik ,Eric, Tom, Rupert), which won the 1st Heat but lost in the final for 1 ˝ L , offering a very good race. Good start, lets keep working in this direction.

    Master F 1x : Unfortunately, Jeremy’s straight final , after rowing through rough water to the start line, was cancelled due to the wind.

    Thank you all who came down to cheer! Next Stops: Chiswick, Bourne and Putney Town Regattas. (Racing Combos will follow)

    Rowing:
    Please, please with sugar on top UPDATE your availability for all Training sessions and Races in https://www.fitclub.me , so we can plan the best racing combos and which events we can enter. It just take 5min, if you have any problem with it please let me know.

    Also Learn to Row is going on, still places available, spread the news with family, friends, work colleagues.

    Other news:
    Peter Jeffs funeral will take place at 1.15pm on Friday 24th May at Randall’s Crematorium, Leatherhead, and afterwards at The RAC Club, Epsom.

    Training this week: (as usual)
    Tuesday
    Meeting 19.00 - OTW 19:15
    Erg 4k/3k/2k/1k (r18-/20/22/24)

    Wednesday
    WEIGHTS focus on good technique

    Thursday
    Meeting 19.00 - OTW 19:15
    Erg1: 3x2k r26 -5 k splits
    Erg2: 4k/3k/2k/1k (r18-/20/22/24)
    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Outings this weekend will follow

    Have a nice day and a better rest of the week!

    Cris

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