Andy will be doing the length of the boat race course which is 4.2miles/6700meters.
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This weekend some of the Junior Women took part in the Regional trials held at the Rowing lake at Eton Dorney.
The trials were held by our British Rowing regional team to select crews for the Junior Inter-Regional Regatta (JIRR) to be held at the National Water Sports Centre at Nottingham on 22-April-2017. The crews selected in the trial will go on to represent our British Rowing Region (Thames Upriver) against all the other UK Rowing regions at the JIRR.
Our junior women's
Here on the River Thames Tideway Rowing Course the weather is dry but blustery this afternoon. So much gusty wind the course between Hammersmith and Putney is considered to be not suitable for racing. So the race organisers have shortened the course by about a mile and relocating the finish at the Bandstand near Chiswick.
Standing at my vantage point on Barnes Railway bridge, the River below us is turbulent and looking down steam I can see the choppy water just breaking int