The story of Marlow Regatta

Marlow Regatta 1919Marlow Regatta is one of the multi-lane regattas in the British Rowing calendar, attracting a large entry from schools, clubs and universities from around the UK along with overseas crews who are preparing for Henley Royal Regatta.

It is an independent regatta that is organised by a committee of volunteers on behalf of the regatta Subscribers.

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The 164th Marlow Regatta will take place on Saturday 22nd June 2019 at Dorney Lake, Eton.


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Just under 4 weeks now until entries for the 2015 Marlow Regatta close. Your deadline for completed and paid entries is 20:00 on Wednesday 10th June.

Getting ready for Marlow Regatta

 

By John Simm
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The Marlow Regatta Committee would like to invite clubs from the UK, Ireland, mainland Europe and around the world to come and race at the 160th Marlow Regatta, which will take place on Saturday 20th June.

Entries are now being taken for the 2015 Marlow Regatta via the British Rowing Online Entry system (BROE), which will remain open for new entries until 20:00hrs on Wednesday 10th June. Please ensure your entries have been fully completed and are paid for by the closing deadline.

Substitutions may be made online after the close of entries, up to the limit specified in the British Rowing rules of racing.

By John Simm
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The Marlow Regatta committee will be offering a new event for 2015. At the requests of various coaches Junior 15 coxed quads have been added to the list of events offered.

By John Simm
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We deeply regret having to record the passing of Colin Jackson, a member of the Committee of Marlow Regatta since 1988.

At the recent Annual General AGM John Chapman, President gave a short eulogy:-

"Colin was a member of the Committee of Marlow Regatta for many years and was known to all as a man of many parts -but to each of us something different. Colin was fun, so younger folk coached by him would tell, gregarious, a member of Marlow Rowing Club for many years and coached there and nationally. He always had an opinion and was prepared to stand his corner, but a lovely man who will be sorely missed, not only the Marlow locals but many in the wider rowing world. Colin was one of many whose support for the regatta was unstinting. He was in his element when dealing with like-minded people - past or present competitors, coaches and officials. He will leave a gap which is hard to fill.

Our hearts go out to his family, at this time.”

By John Simm
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Unfortunately, due to the forecast of strong wind and direction, the 2015 was cancelled 3 days before the event. The forecast was correct; the course was un-rowable on the day. The 2016 Thames Valley Trial Head is scheduled for Sunday 31st January 2016.

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