Last week, a plan was submitted to Richmond Council proposing a ferry service at Harrods Wharf in light of the continued closure of Hammersmith Bridge. This will have a significant negative impact on many people who use the river recreationally, including the rowing community.
While summer regatta facing seems far away, it was exciting to see the National Schools Regatta committee's announcement today with regards to their plans for the 2021 event. Its great to see a commitment to gender parity across events. Changes at the junior level of the sport are so important and will set a new standard for future generations of athletes. The 55/45 split across boys' and girls' entries at the 2019 event should only grow closer to even in future years. Similarly, the introduction of further sculling events to balance their availability with sweep events is great to see. Especially given the Henley Royal Regatta entry restrictions, clubs tend to favour sculling entries. Clubs on the whole play a key role in making the...
Henley Virtual Championships
Racing from 1st to 5th July
Running and Ergo individual and crew events from J12 to J18 and parents.
The aim of this event is to finish the school year with a fun five day event and to engage as many junior rowers as possible and to be a defining rowers’ event of 2020.