SUABC AGM 2019

Important Notice To All Members ( 23/05/19 )

This is a notification to all members regarding our AGM for 2019.

The AGM will be held on Wednesday 26th June at 7.30pm in the Clubhouse.

We are looking for volunteers for certain positions on the Management Committee, so we would be grateful to anyone interested in taking up a position to contact either Alice Navein ( Hon Secretary ) or Dawson Curnock ( Chairman ) by Friday 31st May.

We need to prepare an agenda for the AGM, so if any member has a point for discussion during the meeting, please can you complete one of the sheets that will be in the Clubhouse ( 24/05/19 ) ( it needs to be signed by two members that are eligible to vote ), put the completed sheet in one of the envelopes provided & put it in the box marked AGM Agenda. The agenda can then be prepared, acceptance of points for discussion will close on Monday 03rd June.

Please be aware that all members are welcome to attend the meeting, including parents of the Junior section of the club.

As per our constitution, only members who are over 16 years of age prior to the date of the AGM can vote at the AGM & only members who are over 18 years of age prior to the date of the AGM are allowed to stand for election . However, parents of Junior members are allowed to vote as a consequence of their child’s membership & are also allowed to stand for election.

SUABC at Henley Royal Regatta: LIVE at 10:45am today (Weds)

Today the SUABC will be back at Henley Royal Regatta for the fourth year in a row!
The senior men’s coxless four (Mike Hourigan (str), Pat Hourigan, Alastair Collier and Ed Press(bow, steers)) coached by Bill Sullivan and Colin Bell, are racing at the premiere summer regatta today. Good luck to them from the whole Club!
 
Their race is a heat of the Wyfold Challenge for club coxless fours and they face stiff competition going against Swan River from Australia.
The race starts at 10:45 and will be shown live on the HRR YouTube channel and will be viewable again shortly afterwards.
Unfortunately, after three years of being quarter finalists in the Britannia Challenge, the men’s club coxed four just missed out on qualifying this year, despite all improving on and off the water.

Summer Camps

Aged 12 – 18 and want to try rowing? Our one week Summer Camps for juniors are the perfect way to learn or to brush up your skills if a beginner. Dates for Summer 2017 are’ to be confirmed’.. & will be published here as soon as they become available.

Saturday 21st March – Kingston Head of the River

Congratulations to our Masters E4+ crew of Stephen Haighton, Glyn Hawkins, Tim Hayter, Simon Beard and Jen Clements for winning their class and also being the second fastest Coxed Four of the day! The strong northerly head wind created very choppy conditions and made the 5,200m course a real challenge, especially for those more used to the Avon,  but our crew showed the locals a thing or two beating the Kingston RC MasE 4+ by 35 secs on their own water. The crew also beat all the other Masters crews, all the senior 4+ crews with the exception of Worcester Uni IM2 4+ (although the second placed IM2 4+ were beaten by 1min 17 secs) and many IM3 8+s. The event saw Leander score a 1, 2, 3 with the first boat crewed by many internationals including Matt Gotterall, who learned to row at Stratford.

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Saturday 21st March – Runcorn Head of the River

In a composite MasD 8+ crew with Bridgnorth, Tom Doherty and Richard Nelson won their class at Runcorn by a large margin. In fact they beat all bar 7 crews in the event including 2 IM1 ,2 IM2, 6 IM3, and all 6 other MAS A,B,C,crews.

This composite crew is in training for the Vets Head of The River and will be coxed by our own Jen Clements, so this was a very promising performance for the Tideway next week.