April news

GB Selection

Congratulations to Saskia, who has been selected to race for Great Britain in the coxless four at Munich Junior Regatta in May. 

Rowing Leaders

From Stephen Aitken:

On the afternoon of Saturday 5th April, as the camera crews rehearsed filming the finish of the Boat Race, six TSS juniors (Bertie, Christa, Cristian, Emily, Lacey and Oscar) and one from Eton College completed their Rowing Leaders course and received their British Rowing certificates.

The course is a relatively new one, at J16s to J18s. On the course they learned more about risk assessment, rigging, rowing technique and how to plan, deliver and evaluate coaching sessions.  They had opportunities to coach, be coached, observe and receive feedback on their coaching performance.

TSS at HBR

Congratulations to Anastasia Chitty and Maxie Scheske for their win by four lengths over Cambridge in the Newton Women's Boat Race.

Posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 01:03PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off

Vesta Veterans' Head

The Women's Squad crew of Jacqui Johnston, Miranda McLaughlan, Kate Grose, Debbie Beadle, Nora Fiechter, Andrea Finn, Rowi Mortimer and Judith Schulz, coxed by Simon Suthers, raced to a superb second place overall, and fastest women's crew by a margin of 12 seconds on raw time.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 01:26PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off

Head of the River

Footage from Dickie Bannenberg.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 01:24PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off

Schools Head

The Junior Men acquitted themselves well in the highly competitve Championships Eights category, finishing thirty-third overall.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 01:19PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off

Kingston Head

The Veteran Men (Dickie Bannenberg, Chris Mallon, Tim Sanders, Chris Williams, Brian Sweeney, Graham Bagnall, Roger Swift, Hugh Williams and cox Guy Greaves) won Masters F eights at Kingston Head, while the Great Ache was also in action.

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Posted on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 01:14PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off

Women's Head

The women of Tideway Scullers were represented in six of the 241 crews racing the Women's Head: two boats from the Women's Squad, a crew from the Masters Women and one Junior Women's (the other unfortunately having had to withdraw) as well as two composites.

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Posted on Friday, March 21, 2014 at 01:28PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off

March News

Women's Head

Four all-TSS crews and two Masters composites were among the 241 crews racing the Women's Head on Saturday afternoon, with the Masters pennant and tenth place overall (as well as a new course record), going to the all-star Olympian crew that had Kate Allen on board.

The other Masters composite was the runner-up on adjusted time, while the Juniors were a very creditable third in their category, and both Women's Squad crews finished in the top half of their categories and the Masters Women were 199th overall.

Full reports to follow

Oarsport Junior Sculling Head

The Junior Women won silver in the WJ17 quad.

Easter Sculling Course

The Easter Sculling Course is now fully booked. The next available course will be in the summer.

Henley Boat Races

Congratulations to former TSS juniors Maxie Scheske and Anastasia Chitty, who have both been selected for the Oxford Women's Blue Boat for the second year running, and will be defending their title at the Henley Boat Races at the end of the month.

Concept2 Records

The Men's Squad's recent 5k erg test saw Graham Benton set a new world record for the men's heavyweight 40-49 age group in 15:56.4, while club captain Nathan O'Reilly set the Irish record for men's 19-29 lightweight at 16:28.8. 

Posted on Monday, March 17, 2014 at 01:24PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off

Hammersmith Head

Sunday brought glorious spring weather and - at long last - some racing.

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Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 01:24PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off

News Roundup

PLA ebb tide flag warnings

The widget at the top of this page displays the current ebb tide flag status, and will automatically update whenever the flag is changed.

PLA event calendar

Click here for the Notice to Mariners U7 of 2014, listing the main rowing and paddling events on the Thames (Teddington to Greenwich) from 13th April to 27th September. 

100 Club

The winners of the latest draw were:

A. Eyres £50
C. Collerton £50
A. Shea £50
D. Bond £25

The next draw will take place at the end of March.

Who's been cleaning my boat?

From Stephen Aitken:

If you have been pleasantly and very surprised by the clean inside of a TSS boat then you have Sonny and Cillit Bang to thank.

As part of his volunteering, Sonny has been doing odd jobs around the boat house and is now cleaning the inside of boats - yes they do have insides.  He is starting with the Juniors' fleet since he plans to join the club after Easter and the Alec Hodges course. 

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 01:23PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off

SAFETY NOTICE

PLA EBB TIDE FLAG WARNINGS: Notice to Mariners M12 of 2014 The Notice to Mariners (click here) comes into force on 12 February but TSS is treating it as active with immediate effect.

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Posted on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 01:12PM by Registered CommenterThe Editor | Comments Off
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