Henley Royal Regatta 2010

This year, a three boat contingent prepared for qualifiers at HRR in the Wyfolds and Thames Challenge Cups. The weeks leading up to early July were busy with the usual trialling, crew re-organisation, crew debilitation and (most importantly) much banter. But it was all worth it. Our Thames VIII crew pre-qualified, a first for PTRC,…

Boat naming ceremony 2010

On Saturday was the club summer BBQ and boat naming, attended by many of the club. We were lucky enough to have a period of sunshine whilst a number of boats were named, and local councillors attended the ceremony. The boats named were: – Martyn Silvester: men’s Empacher coxless four Sheena Craig: women’s IRS coxless…

Training Camp 2010, Brive la Gaillard

The Putney Town men and women’s squads this year visited beautiful Brive la Gaillard in Bordeaux, France for its annual training camp in perfect rowing conditions. The venue and training facilities proved a success. The camp was conditioning both squads for the competitive season with races in regattas such as Wallingford, Metropolitan, Marlow and Reading….