New Director of Women’s Rowing for 2013-14

Vesta Rowing Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Ray Sullivan as Director of Women’s Rowing for the upcoming new season 2013/14. Ray will lead a group of volunteer coaches to ensure the continued success of the Vesta Women’s squad. Ray has achieved notable wins and successes at Lea Rowing club and Furnivall Sculling […]

Three crews pre-qualified for Henley Royal Regatta

The only Vesta crew named in the list of Crews Required To Qualify published on Sunday was the development men’s crew. For the first time in the nine years since Vesta women first entered the Remenham Challenge at HRR, they have not been asked to qualify. Major achievement ladies! SWEET! Similarly the Wyfold Challenge Cup […]

Henley Women’s Regatta starts tomorrow!

It’s that time of year again! The Vesta women are all set for this weekend’s racing and we urge all club members and supporters to make a visit to the course to cheer on our crews. Racing this year we have an Intermediate Club 8, Senior 8, Senior 1x and an Elite 2-. To make […]

Battersea Rail Bridge Closed

Battersea Rail Bridge Closed

  A message from Peter, Vesta’s Water Safety Adviser: Refurbishment works have started on Battersea Railway Bridge and that the bridge will be closed for three months with immediate effect.  Only boats with a VHF radio who first ask the PLA can go through the bridge for the duration of the work. This means that no […]

PLA Saftey Bulletin

Recently the PLA has had to rescue a number of crews, including a Vesta boat, so we want to draw attention to the attached safety bulletin. PLA SAFETY BULLETIN No 1 APRIL 2013. Cheers.

Beware of the Thames Clippers at Putney Pier

Beware of the Thames Clippers at Putney Pier

It’s been noticed that the Thames Clippers arriving and departing from Putney Pier have not been using the appropriate sound signals. If you see this happening, please report the instance to the PLA. Remember (these in my words): One short blast means “I am altering my course to starboard” Two short blasts means “I am […]

Summer kit ordering ends THURSDAY 25th April

With training camps and Easter out of the way, sights are now firmly set on the up and coming regatta season. A kit ordering window is now open so that you can top up on your VRC lycra stocks. Please note the JL lycra is the club’s official kit and is what those racing should wear […]

Vets Head 2013 Part Refund

At its wash-up meeting, the Vets Head committee reviewed the accounts of the race and decided that it will offer a partial refund of race fees in light of our to need to cancel the 2013 edition of the race. As competitors will realise there are numerous obligatory expenses incurred in staging any race. As […]

Vets Head cancelled due to poor weather conditions

In light of the forecast weather conditions for Sunday, we have regrettably taken the decision to cancel the 2013 Vesta Veterans Head. Further details will follow. The Head of the River race is also cancelled tomorrow, BUT the Vesta party will go on! As Judith says, is the pope catholic? Be prepared for boat races […]

Vesta Vets Head Draw now online

Less than two weeks until we race! The 2013 provisional draw is now available. Plus all the race instructions are available on our Vets Head event page. Visiting the Vesta Veterans’ Head from Europe? We have navigation guides in French, German, Spanish and Italian. Please see the information for visiting overseas crews on the right […]