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Loughborough Boat Club Soar Head 2016

Over 230 oarsmen and oarswomen from 18 different Rowing Clubs competed fiercely last Saturday on the River Soar between Kegworth and Zouch, as part of Loughborough Boat Club’s annual river race.  With bright sun taking the edge off the chilly temperature, light winds led to excellent conditions for participants and spectators alike resulting in a successful and enjoyable event.

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Soar Head Trial

To help the club members practice and remember all the winding of the home we call the River Soar several crews took the water Saturday morning eager to set themselves a time to chase for next weekend. Taking the decision to use names  from Whacky Races – some closer to the edge than others – the crews picked up oars and sculls and prepared to boat.  Continue reading

Peterborough Spring Regatta

Peterborough Regatta

On Sunday 5th June LBC went to Peterborough with a full trailer as is often the case these days. Today was a 1k multi lane course and first off were the Ferris sisters who battled against the headwind but lost out in a time of 5.11, Hannah later went on to row with Alex in the open category with a time of 4.50 but no win this time. Continue reading