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Cygnet Rowing Club
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Captain's Log 04/06

5th June 2018

Racing news 
The metwagon (Scott, Ian, Nick, Sam, Gigi) raced in Tier 3 and Tier 4 4+ at Metropolitan Regatta on Saturday. Some tough racing against crews that would have registered as Senior and IM1 status under the old points system; Cygnet came fourth in their T3 heat, just missing out on a final place. The T4 race was a stronger field, and a small mistake on the start line left a little too much to do to catch back up to the pack and also finish the race strongly. On to the next race, watch this space.

AMENDED Outings this week
Tuesday 7.30pm 4+ coxed by Cris: Str-Rupert, 3- Ashley, 2- Tom, Bow-Henrik.
Thursday 7pm 4+ coxed by Matt, coached by Alan: Rupert, Ashley, Tom, Mustafa
Saturday - Walton Regatta and Sculling camp
11:58 Tier 2 4+ Final Rupert, Ashley,Tom,Barry (cox TBC). 
Aim to meet at the bungalow by 10am at the latest - further details to follow later in the week.
Sunday Sculling camp

Sculling Camp
Is on Saturday and Sunday. If you're coming down, please aim to be at the bungalow by 10am on Saturday for the safety briefing; the navigation is more restricted than usual due to races both days of the weekend. Please fill in the doodle poll here if you're coming so we bring enough boats and food along for the weekend: https://doodle.com/poll/za7uc8aca2q3bt7f

Boat loading is Thursday evening from 6pm. Please try to come down and help out if you're planning to do scamp.

HRR - Old Blades
We have been invited to Old Blades again on the Friday of the regatta. See here for further details.

HRR - Remenham Club
The club has been offered the opportunity to purchase tickets to the Remenham Club enclosure at Henley for the Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday of the regatta. Let me know if you're interested and I'll point you in the right direction. (subject to availability).


As of June 3rd 2018, the following dates are still available:

June 17 - 21st 5 days
June 24 - 1st July whole week
July 1st - 8th whole week
July 29th - Aug 2nd 4-5 days
Aug 5th - 12th Whole week but start delayed to 9pm Sunday (normal 5pm)
Aug 14th - 19th 5 days
Sept 9th - 14th 5 days
Sept 16th - 19th 4 days
Oct, Nov, all weeks are available.

Email Derek to reserve your dates!


Author: Neil Pickford


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