March 2021 (08.03.2021)

Loughborough Boat Club Committee Meeting Minutes 08.03.21 Virtual Present: Keith Hudson, Stuart Ward, Sandra Martin, Jonathan Cox, Tim Ives, Allen Storey, Richard Donnor Apologies: Jeff Hallam Background Soaring Dragons have the potential to develop on LBC site, but there are concerns from the SD that more boats/assets for club development will incur paying more in […]

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LBC Growers raise £1,000 for ‘Movember’ charity

Having been outclassed by the Ladies in all areas of training, commitment, boat speed, technique and fitness, a group of LBC’s Masters men cunningly decided to instigate a competition in which they could get their own back and definitely beat the women. Yes, it was Movember once again, so Jonathan, Allen and Paul led the […]

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Marathon Effort

The ongoing cancellation of all rowing competitions and regattas has restricted rowers at Loughborough Boat Club to training sessions on their 4 km stretch of the River Soar between Zouch and Kegworth. Following the guidance of the Government and British Rowing, club members are currently able to row in boats crewed by up to four […]

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Afloat Again

The recent easing of the restrictions on sporting activities has enabled rowers from Loughborough Boat Club to return to training on the water in boats, after spending the last few months using land-based rowing machines. The strict 2 metre distancing and the limit to the number of participants has meant that only single person sculling […]

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LBC Do It At Home

Rowers from Loughborough Boat Club have made the most of the current ‘lockdown’ by continuing many of the Club’s activities from the confines of their own homes. The beauty of the River Soar was exchanged for the less scenic surroundings of ‘home gyms’, set up in spare bedrooms, garages, corridors, or gardens. Eighteen club members […]

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Rowing Ends at Lincoln

On March 15th, Loughborough Boat Club was fortunate to be able to row in a competitive race just one day before all such meetings were cancelled in accordance with the advice of British Rowing, the sport’s governing body. This followed an anticlimactic winter season in which almost all races had been abandoned due to flooding […]

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