Regatta radio on 87.7fm for race commentary

Listen to live race commentary around the course on 87.7fm or anywhere around the world at

http://radio.canstream.co.uk:8511/live.mp3.m3u

The link will open the default media player (eg. Windows Media Player, iTunes etc) and play the stream. 

If the above link causes problems, here are the specific links for specific media players:

 

Winamp: 

http://manage.canstream.co.uk/tunein.php/regatta/playlist.pls

Windows Media Player: 

http://manage.canstream.co.uk/tunein.php/regatta/playlist.asx

Real Player: 

http://manage.canstream.co.uk/tunein.php/regatta/playlist.ram

QuickTime: 

http://manage.canstream.co.uk/tunein.php/regatta/playlist.qtl

 

 

By Mike Spencer-Jones
14th Jun, 10:09pm
Marlow Regatta at Dorney Lake builds on 2012 Legacy

After hosting the Olympic rowing and canoeing regatta 12 months ago, this weekend Dorney Lake plays host to Marlow Regatta. The regatta committee are delighted that in spite of the horrendous weather conditions athletes and spectators experienced at last year’s regatta, there has been a good entry across all events. The regatta this weekend will welcome over 150 eights – which must be approaching the record for the Regatta.

On Saturday 15 June crews will race over 2000 metres and spectators will see local crews and clubs including, Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, Eton College, Claires Court, Shiplake College, RGS High Wycombe, Maidenhead, Marlow, Henley, Upper Thames, Staines and Leander battle it out over the 2000 metre course. The regatta will welcome foreign crews ASR Nereus (Holland), Brentwood College (USA), Tigre (Argentina), Union Nautique De Liege (Belgium) and a strong Irish contingent from Carlow, Dublin University, and Trinity College Dublin Rowing Club. Despite the date being moved to accommodate the World Cup Regatta (21 June- 23 June) Marlow Regatta has retained its prequalifying status for Henley Regatta, so the stage is set for some very exciting racing.

The Elite Eight event will see top crews from across the country battle it out to win the Grand Challenge Cup, including Thames RC, Abingdon School, Molesey BC, Oxford Brookes University, and Newcastle University.

On Sunday 16 June the course will be reduced to 1000m for the Masters events where competitors of more advanced years, many in the over 60’s class, of both sexes, will show that the competitive spirit never dies!

 The regatta committee have been keen to embrace the legacy of 2012, so for the first time, have added Adaptive rowing to the race schedule. This builds on the success of the Olympic Adaptive Rowing regatta last year and offers these competitors a fairly rare domestic opportunity to compete against each other, on a multi-lane course.

Following the remedial work necessary after the Olympics and in light of preparations ahead of the World Cup regatta, some of the areas that would normally play host to the regatta are out of bounds. There is however, still plenty of room for spectators to come and cheer on the local clubs and schools.

For more information see www.marlowregatta.com

By Mike Spencer-Jones
13th Jun, 9:17pm
2013 Volunteer briefing

The volunteer briefing for the 2013 regatta will take place in the Dorney Lake finish tower on Wednesday 29th May. The main briefing will take place at 19:00 when the Managament Committee will give an overview of the 2013 regatta and answer any questions. The new Regatta Master software will also be demonstrated.

If you would like to volunteer to help this year but have yet to do so, please contact volunteer@themarlowregatta.com

By Mike Spencer-Jones
26th May, 12:17pm
Entries are now open for the 2013 Marlow Regatta

The British Rowing Online Entry (BROE) system has now been opened for entries for the 2013 Marlow Regatta. Entries will close at 20:00 on Wednesday 5th June, or earlier for specific events should they become full. All unpaid entries at the time entries close will be rejected.

Information on events offered for Saturday and Sunday can be found at the linked pages. Please take note of the order of racing and rules on doubling up when making your entry. Overseas crews should contact British Rowing to register their club and athletes to be able to make entries.

A list of accepted crews will be published on Friday 7th June and the draw will be published on Monday 10th June.

Further details are available at www.themarlowregatta.com or from the Entries Secretary.

By Mike Spencer-Jones
5th May, 6:32pm
Iain Rennie Hospice at Home

For 2013 the regatta committee are proud to support the Iain Rennie Hospice at Home charity  and to assist them with their fundraising.

Iain Rennie provide support to people with life-limiting illnesses, and their families, to allow them to remain in their home environment for as long as possible. The charity is based in Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire and provides 24/7 call-out specialist hospice care in patients' homes.

By Mike Spencer-Jones
12th Apr, 9:22pm
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