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Cygnet

Established 1890 | Affiliated to British Rowing and CSSC

Cygnet

Current Safety Notices

River issues this weekend
20th September 2018

Lighting-up time
9th September 2018

Barrier Closures
7th September 2017

PLA Notices to Mariners - Upper River Notices

U18 of 2018
Barn Elms Reach to Lambeth Reach - Tideway Foreshore Festival and River Events

U17 of 2018
Mortlake to Barn Elms Reach - River Closures - 2018-19 Head of the River Closures

U12 of 2018
Richmond Lock & Weir Draw Off 2018

The Whip

The Whip is an amazing phenomenon, whereby once you're in it, everything is free for the rest of the event / evening / weekend. It works like this...

At the start of the event you hand over the contents of your wallet to appointed The Whipman. Thereafter anything that needs paying for is done so by The Whipman, leaving you to enjoy the event without all that faffing about in your back pocket. 

There is only one rule of The Whip: Never leave your Whipman.

The Whipman is usually selected, by peer pressure, before the event starts and the post is often held by somebody who has never attended that particular event before. The theory being that, because of their ignorance, they won't stray too far from the pack. 

The Whip is most often pressed into service during the Rhine Marathon or on The Waddle

The Whip


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