For the latest information, check the Environment Agency website. If our reach = Shepperton to Sunbury.- is RED we will not be rowing
British Rowing National Tour
18 Weyfarers took part in the
national tour on the River Severn from 28th - 31st August. The
weather was kind and everyone had a great time. Many thanks to
Upton Rowing Club for their superb organisation. Photos
Keep an eye on our events calendar for outing times, social events and tours
Our own Weyfarers Annual Dinner Dance is on Saturday 29th November at
Silvermere Golf Club. Here's the
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.
Evening outings start at 6.00 this
week, as it's nearly dark by 7.30 p.m. Friday night sculling at
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.
20th September - Great Tyne Row
27th September - Great River Race