Club members travelled to a windy Folkestone last weekend picking vital points in testing conditions. Mark Mitchell and Kieran Cahill secured the clubs only win of the day in the mens Senior Pairs with Greg Anderson and Doug Holdway picking up 3rd. The four teamed up to come home in 3rd in Mens Senior Fours and will be looking to improve on this at the final regatta. In the Senior Sculls Mark pushed for the win coming 2nd with Kieran 3rd, positions shared by Greg Anderson in and Phil McCorry in Junior Sculls. In the Novice Sculls Will Knapp secured is best finish of the season coming 2nd with Josh Green in 6th. In the Mens Junior Pairs, Will Knapp and Martyn Matt came 3rd with Adam Baker and Lewis Sealy 4th, the four coming 4th in Mens Junior Fours. Abbie Little and Rachel Holdaway rowed well to come 3rd in Ladies Double Sculls, with Jess and Maya coming 5th in Ladies Junior Pairs. The mens Novice Crew of Kieran Kingsnorth, Max Golledge, Tom Green and Harry Rumsey pushed all the way to come 2nd and will be looking to win this weekend. Moving onto the Vet 50’s with a crew change of Mr Jones stepping out and the unit of Steve Hopkins substituting the crew struggled in the conditions but came a respectable 4th place, the vet 40 crew of Mark Mitchell, Andy Bickers, Marc Cowling and Clive Bingham rowed well to come 2nd. The mens JS of Dan Renner, Nick McCorry, Marytn Matt and Phil McCorry pushed hard to come 3rd. The Ladies Junior Four of Katherine Pickup, Maya Coussens, Jess Pail and Abbie Little rowed well to come in the top 6 and add to the points tally.
Bexhill RC host the rescheduled Hastings Regatta starting at 11.30am outside rowing club this Sunday. Sitting at the top of the league Bexhill RC have been battling with Deal RC all season and head into the final regatta with a healthy 70 point gap, looking to secure their 16th consecutive league title. The remarkable run started back in 2000, the club winning the title for the first time in its history and have never looked back since. All members will want to finish the season off on a high being crowned league champions, leaving 4 weeks to train before heading off to the South Coast Rowing Championships at Herne Bay.