Cascadia Masters Championship, Vancouver 15-16 July 2017
LBC at Coniston 2015
It was a hard choice, but Mike and Jen took the difficult decision to row at the Cascadia Masters Championship in Vancouver Canada, forsaking the annual LBC July pilgrimage to the Bewdley regatta. They swapped the drunken hoards outside the Mug Tree Inn for the Canadian and USA crowd who assumed that if they have […]
Something strange seemed to have happened this year at the campsite: had we unwittingly gatecrashed an ‘Austin Powers’ convention, or a shoot for ‘Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Handsaway’?
Tent……………Check Beer……………Check Umbrella…….…Check Fuel in Scooby…Ignore
Once again, just like last year, a distress call is broadcast at Coniston Water: “Mayday, Mayday, I think I might have hit a rock”. But this time it is not Dame Janet beached on an underwater boulder and taking on water fast, instead it is the driver of the Scooby Van calling her support vehicle […]
Goring Gap BC training camp(b&b)2/3rd October 2010
Coniston campsite, Friday Afternoon, the sun is shining, the beer is flowing, chicken wings are sizzling on the barbie, the alpha males of the herd are jostling playfully, and popular campfire songs are being belted out, such as: ‘Scooby Scooby Dooo, where are you,….?’ and ‘Three Wheels on My wagon’.
Loughborough on Thames! In September 2010 Loughborough Boat Club headed south to the Thames for their autumn training camp. Taking advantage of the warm hospitality of the Goring Gap Boat Club, 20 members of LBC boated on the Thames for another training session from Charlie … to build on lessons from the spring training […]