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U9 of 2019
Barn Elms Reach to Mortlake Reach (Upper) -River Closures & Local Traffic Control - The Boat Race

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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  • Deneb Captain's Log XXIV

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 18th March 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    I hope everyone had a good Weekend

    Unfortunately Women’sHead was cancelled on Saturday due to very strong winds. So no outings, but good work in the shed instead; Sunday, good training session in an VIII+ despite rough conditions. Well done!

    Please update your availabilityonto Fitclub, so we can plan better the outings and racing crew. Also please fill in the following doodle for training camp.

    This week Training:

    Tuesday:

    Circuits : 19:15pm in the Shed !!! Can everyone please bring a towel and a drink to each session.

    Erg: 2x20' @ R22, 3' rest approx. 2k+12s
    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Wednesday:
    Weights Core, warm up properly pair with someone who was there in the introduction focus on technique.

    Thursday:
    If you have done your 5K TEST then 3 x (5'5') @ R22-24, approx. 5k+3s, 5' rest
    If not then 5K test please
    Conditioning circuit and
    stretching

    Thursday Social This week:
    As per Rupert’s email, Sam will be cooking, please let her know if you are staying for dinner.

    Outings will follow -

    Have a nice Monday eve and a better week.

    Cris

    Dates for your Diary:

    • 30th March: HoRR
    • 31st March: Vets Head
    • 12th – 14th April: Training Camp (Details to follow in a separate email)

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  • Deneb Captain's Log XXXIII

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 11th March 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    I hope everyone had a good Weekend!

    Good training session on the Tideway Saturday in an 8+ and 4x, unfortunately no outings on Sundaydue too much wind. “Champions keep playing until they get it right” - Billie Jean King. The more you train the better you get.

    This Week…

    Saturday 11:30 am: Women’s Head of the River
    All the Best of Luck for the Ladies! Come down cheer and give a hand if you can!

    Boats to cheer for – 113 BBL - Club 8+ Challenge, 139 BBL- Club 8+ Challenge

    For HORR and VETS, please update your availability onto Fitclub, so we can plan better the outings and racing crew. Crew selection (and we are already training for Spring/Summer) will be based on Training (ergs, ergs score, attitude) and Availability.Please consider every session as an opportunity to improve and get fitter.

    This week Training:

    Tuesday:
    Circuits: Can everyone please bring a towel and a drink to each session.
    erg 3x(4’4') @ R24-26, 4’ rest, approx. 5k pace]
    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Wednesday:
    Weights Core, warm up properly pair with someone who was there in the introduction focus on technique.

    Thursday:
    5K TEST – free rate
    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Outings This Weekend: will follow -

    Have a nice Tuesday and a better week.

    Cris

    Dates for your Diary:

    • 16th March: WeHoRR. come cheer and give a hand if you can!
    • 30th March: HoRR
    • 31st March: Vets Head
    • 12th – 14th April: Training Camp (Details to follow in a separate email)

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  • Deneb Captain's Log XXXII

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 8th March 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    I hope everyone had a good Weekend!

    Saturday Hammersmith Head!

    Congratulations All racing crews. Good solid row from the Cygnet 8+ and the CYG/TSS composite. There are videos for the analysis 😉.Well done Everyone !!!!

    Thank you all of you who came down to give a hand and cheer. Thanks to the Ladies for the catering and Many Many Thanks to Laurent and Jeremy for coxing and subbing in the last minute.

    Hammersmith Head Times:
    CYG OP8+ Development 217 - 12:51.6 ( 7 of 11)
    CYG /TSS OP Masters F8+ 242 - 13:07.4 (6)

    Sunday
    We were early on the water and it paid off, nice water and nice sculling session to recover from the previous day.

    Next Stop HORR and VETS,please update your availability onto Fitclub, so we can plan better the outings and racing crew. Crew selection (and we are already training for Spring/Summer) will be based on Training (ergs, ergs score, attitude) and Availability.Please consider every session as an opportunity to improve and get fitter.

    Quote of the week: "Champions keep playing until they get it right" ~ Billie Jean King

    This week Training:

    Tuesday:
    Circuits.19:15pm Cavendish School, Edensor Road, Chiswick W4 2RG. If you go direct to the school be there at 19:10. If you go via the club, people will be leaving there no later than 19.00. Can everyone please bring a towel and a drink to each session.

    Erg.  30’ R20
    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Wednesday:
    Weights, core. warm up properly pair with someone who was there in the introduction focus on technique.

    Thursday:
    Erg. 30’ R20
    Erg. 2x20' @ R22, 3' rest approx. 2k+12s
    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Thursday Social: 
    Rupert is cooking this week, please let him know if you are staying for food on Thursday!

    Outings This Weekend: will follow…

    Have a nice Tuesday and a better week.

    Cris

    Dates for your Diary:

    • 16th March: WeHoRR. come cheer and give a hand if you can!
    • 30th March: HoRR
    • 31st March: Vets Head
    • 12th – 14th April: Training Camp (Details to follow but save the date)

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