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The captain's 2020 retrospective

28th December 2020

The year didn't start well, with most of the main Head Races cancelled due to weather conditions, as storm after storm battered the country. We couldn't have guessed things would or could get a lot worse...

  • Lockdown 1 watching the river from a distance
    Lockdown 1  watching the river from a distance
  • Land based Lockdown Regatta 2k run
    Land based Lockdown Regatta  2k run
  • Post Lockdown single sculls only
    Post Lockdown  single sculls only
  • Scull swim scull
    Scull  swim  scull
  • With the boathouse closed, time for some DIY. Before...
    With the boathouse closed, time for some DIY. Before...
  • ...and after. Thanks mostly to Chris Jageurs.
    ...and after. Thanks mostly to Chris Jageurs.
  • Chris wins the Wally Wheldal cup for Clubman of the Year
    Chris wins the Wally Wheldal cup for Clubman of the Year
  • Deputy Captain Sam bags the G.P. Jeffries Cup for Oarsman of the Year
    Deputy Captain Sam bags the G.P. Jeffries Cup for Oarsman of the Year
  • A socially distanced Club Day in September...
    A socially distanced Club Day in September...
  • ...including a time trial
    ...including a time trial
  • Lockdown 2 - Online Quiz night in Novmber
    Lockdown 2 - Online Quiz night in Novmber
  • A lot of Zooming around this year
    A lot of Zooming around this year
  • Virtual 4s Head weekend 6.8 km run
    Virtual 4s Head weekend  6.8 km run
  • Captain's Lockdown Special Award goes to Social Sec. Rupert Bailey
    Captain's Lockdown Special Award goes to Social Sec. Rupert Bailey
  • Coach Beth with a pre-outing briefing
    Coach Beth with a pre-outing briefing
  • Coach Charlie supervising the S&C sessions
    Coach Charlie supervising the S&C sessions
  • Some single sculling was achieved
    Some single sculling was achieved
  • And some crew boats also went afloat
    And some crew boats also went afloat
  • All up river because Hammersmith Bridge is closed to navigation!
    All up river because Hammersmith Bridge is closed to navigation!
  • Much better views than from within The Shed
    Much better views than from within The Shed
  • Some blue-on-blue action
    Some blue-on-blue action
  • 20_Proverb.png
  • Looking forward to a better 2021
    Looking forward to a better 2021
  • Lockdown 1  watching the river from a distance
  • Land based Lockdown Regatta  2k run
  • Post Lockdown  single sculls only
  • Scull  swim  scull
  • With the boathouse closed, time for some DIY. Before...
  • ...and after. Thanks mostly to Chris Jageurs.
  • Chris wins the Wally Wheldal cup for Clubman of the Year
  • Deputy Captain Sam bags the G.P. Jeffries Cup for Oarsman of the Year
  • A socially distanced Club Day in September...
  • ...including a time trial
  • Lockdown 2 - Online Quiz night in Novmber
  • A lot of Zooming around this year
  • Virtual 4s Head weekend  6.8 km run
  • Captain's Lockdown Special Award goes to Social Sec. Rupert Bailey
  • Coach Beth with a pre-outing briefing
  • Coach Charlie supervising the S&C sessions
  • Some single sculling was achieved
  • And some crew boats also went afloat
  • All up river because Hammersmith Bridge is closed to navigation!
  • Much better views than from within The Shed
  • Some blue-on-blue action
  • 20_Proverb.png
  • Looking forward to a better 2021

CYGNET ROWING CLUB


The Civil Service Boathouse,
Riverside Drive,
Dukes Meadows,
Chiswick
W4 2SH


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