Vesta Rowing Club https://www.vestarowing.co.uk Competitive and Novice Rowing Club in Putney Mon, 15 Oct 2018 20:32:14 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 Vesta Race for Ramen https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/vesta-race-for-ramen/ Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:05:08 +0000 https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5943 We are delighted to announce that to celebrate the reopening of their refitted Putney restaurant, Wagamama are sponsoring an internal regatta for Vesta on the 13th of October! Eagle eyed users of Rowe.rs will have already noticed the new session on the afternoon of the 13th: “Wagamama’s: Race for Ramen.” We are looking for 4 […]

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Club Notices – Lockers, racked sculls, weights for sale https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/club-notices-lockers-racked-sculls-weights-for-sale/ Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:44:52 +0000 https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5941 Lockers With the arrival of new rowers this season, and the expansion of our Active membership, there is a significant demand for lockers. As a result of this, we will be auditing the lockers in the next few weeks. Each locker will have a piece of masking tape on it, please be sure to label […]

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Vesta awarded grant for extension https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/vesta-awarded-grant-for-extension/ Tue, 02 Oct 2018 13:06:42 +0000 https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5939 Vesta awarded grant for extension – by Jock McKerrell Following the announcement at the AGM, I am delighted to inform you that we have secured a grant to build a first floor extension to the clubhouse. This will contain a corridor to run over the flat roof from the front end of the women’s changing, […]

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2018/19 – Start of Season and Social Update https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/2018-19-start-of-season-and-social-update/ Tue, 28 Aug 2018 18:25:31 +0000 https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5924 As you are hopefully already aware, last season was one of the most successful in recent times for Vesta. Our Women won the Aspirational Coxless Fours at Women’s Henley and both our Men’s boats getting through a round at Henley Royal, including a Friday appearance. Perhaps an even greater achievement was our record entries across […]

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Rowing under the Sun – Novice Men Training Camp 2018 https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/rowing-under-the-sun-novice-men-training-camp-2018/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:50:11 +0000 https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5885 Rowing under the Sun – Novice Men Training Camp 2018 By Chris Ruddick After the long winter months, and with the regatta season in touching distance, the day had finally come for the Novice squads to embark on the journey from a rather overcast Putney to Totnes for their training camp. Some had been before […]

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Race Review – Wallingford Regatta https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/race-review-wallingford-regatta/ Thu, 24 May 2018 12:41:31 +0000 https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5874 Strong start to the summer at Wallingford Wallingford regatta saw a strong statement of intent from Vesta crews, with promising early season results to build on through the summer. This included a win in Women’s Challenge Coxless Fours, which will earn the crew members a prestigious Vesta Red Cap for winning in the highest category. […]

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Race Review – HORR – Novice Pennant Win https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/race-review-horr-novice-pennant-win/ Wed, 02 May 2018 13:28:10 +0000 https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5869 By Carl Esdaile Gruelling training, illness, injury, and the bite of a cold winter culminated on an arguably average and cloudy March Sunday morning, when the 2018 Novice Men’s squad tackled the championship course in the Head of the River Race. After the WeHoRR, our sisters in the Novice Women’s squad advised us it would […]

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Race Review – HORR – Development Men https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/race-review-horr-development-men/ Wed, 02 May 2018 13:16:50 +0000 https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5866 By Paul Corby A few of us had been here before. More had not. HORR: the culmination of a tough winter’s work, of countless thousands of metres on ergos, of seemingly endless paddling up and down the Tideway. The biggest race of the season. To a man, the Development Squad had given their everything in […]

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Race Review – Remenham Challenge https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/race-review-remenham-challenge/ Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:12:29 +0000 http://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5784 The Remenham Challenge offered the first opportunity for all the Vesta squads to test themselves in eights this season, with ten boats representing the club. For some this meant a first ever race, while others it was a checking point for the year ahead. There were some solid results all round against strong opposition from […]

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Race Review – Novice Men – Remenham Challenge https://www.vestarowing.co.uk/race-review-novice-men-remenham-challenge/ Wed, 03 Jan 2018 14:03:49 +0000 http://www.vestarowing.co.uk/?p=5767 Rowing cherries were popped, corks were popped soon after, and throughout, many eyes popped at the sight of the Novice Men at this year’s Remenham Challenge. This year, the Novice men were fortunate enough to be able to enter two eights into the fray, one classed as the ‘actual’ Novice boat, and the other as […]

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