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Charlotte Taylor wins GB Olympic Trials

We are delighted to pass on news from Caversham that Charlie Taylor has won the GB Rowing Team Olympic Trials LW1x Final this morning wearing Putney Town colours. We understand the final was very tight between Charlie and Kat Copeland with Charlie taking first place by...
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The girls’ big day for WEHoRR 2016

Senior women's report to follow once final results are published. At the beginning of the training season the Masters Women's Squad set themselves a hard, but achievable target of top 150 placing which meant rowing the course at a steady pace of 2:17. Winds, rain...
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Masters squads shine at Hammersmith Head

For the second major eights Tideway head of the season the Town had another strong showing with seven entries. The senior women elected not to race and instead provided support from the comfort of the White Hart while the other crews marshalled and raced in...
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Burns Night quiz success!

Last Saturday, following a busy day of racing at Quintin Head, the club filled back up again in the evening for the annual Burns Night quiz. The eight rounds of quiz, including music, video and picture rounds kept the 13 teams busy all night, with...
PTRC Senior Men's Squad
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Quintin Head 2016

A picture gallery of the 2016 Quintin Head Race -  Race photos of Putney Town Rowing Club squads and the preparation beforehand. Full results are available from the Quintin Head website. Summary of PTRC results: (left column is finish column, second column is start number)...
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New U25 membership rate – £12/month

At Putney Town we are making rowing more affordable for young people, with a new membership rate of £12/month coming into force today, 1st January 2016, for any rowing member under the age of 25. For any young rower in a coached squad and paying the...
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PLA Rowing Safety Awards 2015 – runner-up

On Monday evening, club water safety officer Camilla Lister and captain Peter Jones were presented with the runner-up prize in the PLA Rowing Safety Awards for 2015 by the Port of London's Chief Harbour Master David Phillips. The event was held at award winner King's...
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New club 5,000m record set

New to the club hall last weekend was a blackboard, located between the bar and kitchen doors. Its purpose is to communicate individual and club successes and achievements, which in the past have been kept all too quiet. It will also be used to communicate...
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PTRC members clean up the Thames

On Sunday 29th November, a large group of PTRC members joined others as part of a joint Thames21 and PTRC initiative to clean the river bed under the Surrey arch of Kew Bridge. Not only does this make our river cleaner, but it also keeps...