Rowing for all
The diversity of rowing is really demonstrated this weekend when spectators have a great variety of rowing events to support at home and abroad:
2009 World Rowing Masters Regatta (Vienna)
5th European Universities Sports Association (EUSA) Rowing Championships (Goplo Lake, Poland)
Great Britain is represented by a strong student squad encompassing 120 competitors from 18 British universities. You can follow their progress on Twitter
The Great River Race (London)
A spectacular event attracting around 300 crews from all over the globe, this race is fast becoming known as ‘London’s River Marathon’. Crafts of all shapes and sizes in ‘fixed seat’ rowing boats.
The 22 mile race starts at 11:10am on Saturday in London Docklands and finishes in Ham, Richmond. View the website for further details.
South Coast Rowing Championships (Folkestone and Deal)
Further information about this Coastal Rowing event and locations can be found on the website
North of England Sprint Rowing Championships (Hollingworth Lake)
Information on the 500m fine boat races for rowers from juniors to veterans can be found here
ARA Lake District Tour
Rowers from Weyfarers RC will row over 50km across the scenic lakes of Coniston Water and Lake Windermere. For further details of their expeditions you can view further details at http://www.weyfarers.rowing.org.uk/touring.htm