|Keep an eye on our events calendar for outing times, social events and tours
The Weybridge RC Late Summer Ball (organised with a little help from
their friends at Weyfarers) is on Saturday 13th September. Buy
Our own Weyfarers Annual Dinner Dance is on Saturday 29th November at
Silvermere Golf Club. Details wil be published soon.
page has been updated, and we'll add more pictures in the near
future. Email us any photos you have which you'd like to share
|Weyfarers triumph at Henley!
|No, not the Royal Regatta, but
Henley Town & Visitors Regatta on Saturday 2nd August. Our crew,
consisting of Graham, Paul, John B, Juliette and Frederique, beat off
strong opposition from the RAF and Henley Rowing Club to win the
Primary mixed coxed quad race. Congratulations, especially to
the girls, who only started rowing on our April Wey to Row course.
The so-called "recreational" event at Maidenhead Regatta didn't go so
well, as our guys and gals were beaten by a vastly more experienced
crew from Marlow.
|Friday night sculling sessions are
back! There will be a session in singles
and doubles at 7 p.m., led by Gareth and Caroline. An earlier
session might be possible if there is sufficient demand. Sign up
as usual - numbers limited to 8 people.
|A weekend in Paris
| Two crews took part in the
"Grand Huit" race at Poissy/Villennes on the outskirts of Paris on
22nd June. Not for the faint-hearded, this is an 18 km time
trial / obstacle course against some serious rowers, including some
giants from the Ecole Polytechnique (who won overall). The mixed
crew of Roy, John, Gareth, Lara and Annette came second in their
|Many thanks to all
those who helped with redecorating the Hut. We are now just
about finished with the interior, but the roof still needs mending.
We have a quote from a roofer and work should start soon.
We are also hoping to get some financial help to get the loo working,
which will involve installing a connection to the main sewer.
|This week's outings
usual, including Friday night sculling. The "graduates" of our
latest Wey to Row course can now join any session provided they are
|11th - 17th - August A group of Weyfarers are
in France taking part in the Rallye du Canal du Midi
28th - 31st August - British Rowing National Tour on the River Severn.
19 Weyfarers are taking part.
20th September - Great Tyne Row
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