David Biddulph's Rowing page updates

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2017:

Updated : 1 - 19 Nov 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar, to 2018 calendar, to 2018 international calendar, & to River Thames information page.

Previously updated : 1 - 31 Oct 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar (including BritChamps cancellation), & to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 calendar, to 2018 international calendar, to 2019 international calendar, to 2020 international calendar, to FISA links, to list of championship venues, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs (updated again 2 Oct after FISA Congress), to list of GB medals at World Championships, to list of club websites, & to skiff racing pages.
Sad news of the death of George Saunders and of Geoff Potts.

1 - 30 Sep 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar, to 2017 international calendar (including updates re video coverage of WChs & re change of schedule), to 2018 calendar, to 2018 international calendar, to 2019 calendar, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs (updated again 25 Sep), to list of GB medals at World Championships, to River Thames information page, & to list of club websites. Also inclusion of new list of GB medals at European U23 championships.

1 - 31 Aug 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 calendar, to 2020 international calendar, to lists of GB medals at European, World U23, & World Junior championships, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to FISA links, to list of championship venues, to skiff racing pages, to River Thames information page, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.
Sad news of the death of Jim Railton (& now funeral arrangements), & news of memorial service for Di Ellis.

3 - 31 Jul 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 calendar, to 2018 international calendar, & to list of club websites.

1 - 30 Jun 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 calendar, & to list of club websites.

1 - 31 May 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar, to 2018 calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to list of championship venues, & to list of club websites.
Sad news of the death of Dame Di Ellis.

1 - 29 April 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar, to 2017 and other years' international calendars, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, & to River Thames information page.
new From the PLA: Amendments to the Tideway rowing code - re rowing downstream of Fulham Railway Bridge.
Information re memorial ceremony in June for Beryl Crockford.

3 - 31 March 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar (including HoRR cancellation & various head results), to list of club websites, to River Thames information page, to FISA links, & to notes re British Rowing rules of racing (which change as of 1st April).
Links through BR member's login to Personal Ranking System handbook and explanatory notes. (Later available outside member's login, linked from BR competition framework page)

1 - 28 Feb 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar (including cancellations on Sat 24th), to 2017 international calendar, & to FISA links.
Details of funeral arrangements for Ian Fisher and news of the death of Lt Col David McLellan OBE.

1 - 31 Jan 2017 : Updates to 2017 calendar (including this year's first cancellation), to 2017 international calendar, to FISA links, to list of club websites, to River Thames information page, & to skiff racing pages.
Sad news of the death of Ian Fisher.

2016:

1 - 31 Dec 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar, to 2017 calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 calendar, to River Thames information page, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.
News from HRR: 4 new Stewards, 3 new events for women, & one change to racing rules.

2 - 30 Nov 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar, to 2017 calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 calendar, & to list of club websites.
From BR, new version of RowSafe.
Sad news of the death of Richard Ayling, + news of funeral arrangements.

1 - 31 Oct 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar, to 2016 international calendar, to 2017 calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 calendar, to 2018 international calendar, to River Thames information page, & to skiff racing pages.
Sad news of the death of John Comer.

1 - 30 Sep 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar, to 2016 international calendar (with updates from Paralympics and from FISA Masters), to 2017 calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 calendar, to 2018 international calendar, to 2019 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, to list of GB medals at Paralympics, & to skiff racing pages.
The Tideway rowing community, including those wanting to follow the Pairs Head, may wish to know about a temporary towpath closure between Hammersmith Bridge and the Swedish School, from 29 September to 4 November; official notice.
Sad news of the deaths of Charlotte Easton, Ailish Sheehan, and Beryl Crockford, & now also of Rosie Mitchell, of James Crowden, and of Derek Drury.

1 - 31 Aug 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar, to 2016 international calendar (including Olympic & World Champs updates), to skiff racing pages, to lists of GB medals at Olympic, Senior, U23, & Junior championships, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups (as Juniors move up an age group on 1 Sep).

3 - 31 Jul 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar, to 2016 international calendar, & to skiff racing pages.
Sad news from Royal Chester RC of the death of Keith Osborne.

1 - 28 Jun 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar (including corrected HRR draw), to 2016 international calendar, & to 2017 calendar.
Team GB announcement of Rio team

1 - 31 May 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar, to 2016 international calendar, to 2017 calendar, to skiff racing pages, to list of championship venues, to list of GB medals at European Championships, & to list of club websites.

1 - 29 Apr 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar (including confirmation of new Junior Sculling Regatta the day after NSR), to 2016 international calendar (including GB team announcements), to 2017 calendar, to FISA links, to River Thames information page, to skiff racing pages, & to list of club websites.
Reminder from BR of rule changes applicable from 1 Apr 2016, and particularly re heel restraints (for practice as well as for racing). And while we're giving reminders, now that the regatta season is approaching would coaches and crews please look at how to get onto a stakeboat.
Sad news of the deaths of Ron Needs, of John Beveridge, and of Dr John Marks.

1 - 31 Mar 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar including various head results, to 2016 international calendar, to River Thames information page, & to notes re British Rowing rules of racing.
Updated version of note from BR of regional conferences; Thames Region now just 16 April, as insufficient demand for 17 April too.

1 - 29 Feb 2016 : Updates to 2016 calendar including various cancellations, to 2016 international calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to list of championship venues, & to River Thames information page.
Apologies for the gap of nearly a week between updates, as my laptop has been out of action. Hopefully OK again now.

1 - 31 Jan 2016 : Updates to River Thames information page, to 2016 calendar (including first cancellations of the year), to 2016 international calendar, to list of championship venues, & to FISA links.
Updated url from BR of regional conferences (now includes some dates & venues).

2015:

1 - 31 Dec 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar (with various cancellations), to 2016 calendar (incl HRR rule change), to 2017 calendar, to 2016 international calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, & to list of club websites.
Congratulations to Annamarie Phelps on the award of a CBE in the New Year Honours list. News from BR of regional conferences (old url no longer available); 16/17 April in Thames Region. Beta version of new BR website
News from Cambridge of the death of Bryan Layton, and now news of his funeral, and of a memorial service for Sir Adrian Cadbury.

1 - 30 Nov 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar (with various cancellations), to 2015 international calendar, to 2016 calendar (with most events now included), to 2017 calendar (including events in the Spring), to River Thames information page, & to skiff racing pages.
Important statement from BR re anti-doping, and also see previous information from BR re anti-doping.

2 - 30 Oct 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar, to 2016 calendar (including NSR venue), to 2017 calendar, to 2018 calendar, to 2015 international calendar, to 2016 international calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 international calendar, & to skiff racing pages.
Congratulations to Annamarie Phelps on her appointment to the Board of the BOA.

4 - 29 Sep 2015 : Updates to 2015 international calendar (including World Champs & FISA Masters info), to list of GB medals at World Championships, to 2015 calendar, to 2016 calendar, to 2017 calendar, to 2018 calendar, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, & to list of championship venues.
News of the death of Sir Adrian Cadbury.

2 - 31 Aug 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar, to 2016 calendar, to 2015 international calendar (including World Champs info), to 2016 international calendar, to skiff racing pages, to lists of GB medals at World Jun Championships, to list of championship venues, & to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs.
News of the death of Kevin Whyman of King's Chester and CUBC.

6 - 31 Jul 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar (including Nat Champs updates), to 2015 international calendar, to 2016 international calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to lists of GB medals at U23 World Championships and at European Championships, & to list of club websites.

1 - 29 Jun 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar (including HWR results, & HRR entries + qualifying results + draw + timetable), to 2015 international calendar, to 2016 calendar, & to 2016 international calendar.
Congratulations to 3 MBEs in the Queen's Birthday Honours: Dickie Knight of Molesey Boat Club, Barbara Millns (BR Northern regional rep), and Sarah Winckless.
News of the death of Fred Johnson of Crowland RC & Lea RC, and of Bill Clarke of Kingston RC and GB team manager.

1 - 29 May 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar, to 2015 international calendar (including GB team announcement for Eur Chs), & to list of club websites.
Updated list of clubs suspended from competition because of non-payment of BR affiliation fees.

1 - 28 Apr 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar, to 2015 international calendar, to notes re British Rowing rules of racing, to skiff racing calendar, & to FISA links.
Sad news of the death of Dick Thompson of Walton RC & Thames Valley Skiff Club.

1 - 31 Mar 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar (including HoRR updates), to 2015 international calendar, to 2016 calendar, to 2016 international calendar, to 2018 international calendar (including European Sports Championships), to list of championship venues, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to River Thames information page, & to list of club websites.
News of funeral arrangements for Nigel Smith and memorial service for Chris Davidge, and also links to tributes to Peter Sly and to Michael Hill.

1 - 28 Feb 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar, to 2016 calendar, to skiff racing calendars, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, & to list of championship venues.
Sad news of the deaths of Nigel Smith of London RC and of Dan Topolski of OUBC.

1 - 30 Jan 2015 : Updates to 2015 calendar, to 2015 international calendar, to 2016 international calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to 2018 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to list of club websites, & to FISA links.
List of clubs suspended by BR as they haven't submitted their club safety audits (Updated again, to Jan 28th); watch for further updates on BR news page.
"We are British Rowing" film
Sad news of the death of Ray Painter, and further tributes to Jim MacRitchie.

2014:

1 - 31 Dec 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar, to 2015 calendar, to 2016 calendar, to 2015 international calendar, to 2017 international calendar, to list of championship venues, & to list of club websites. Link to GB team message re UK Sport consultation. Congratulation to Mike Sweeney, CBE, & Sir Adrian Cadbury, CH, in the New Year Honours list.
Sad news of the deaths of Christopher Davidge and of Jim MacRitchie.

1 - 30 Nov 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar, to 2015 calendar, & to 2015 international calendar. Update to River Thames information page, including link to excellent new TRRC video about the Tideway Rowing Code, & links to EA red & yellow boards & PLA flag status.

1 - 31 Oct 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar, to 2014 international calendar, to 2015 calendar, to 2015 international calendar, & to River Thames information page.

1 - 30 Sep 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar, to 2014 international calendar, to 2015 calendar, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.

1 - 31 Aug 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar, to 2014 international calendar (including Commonwealth & YOG results, & Updated details for World Champs), to 2015 calendar, to 2016 international calendar, to FISA links, to lists of GB medals at World Championships and other Championships, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to skiff racing calendars, & to River Thames information page.

1 - 31 Jul 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar (including HRR & Nat Champs details), to list of championship venues, & to 2014 international calendar (including Updated url for GB v France results, & now Commonwealth draw).

1 - 29 Jun 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar (including HRR details), to 2015 calendar, & to 2014 international calendar.

3 - 30 May 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar, to 2015 calendar, to 2014 international calendar, to skiff racing calendars, to FISA links, & to list of club websites.

1 - 29 Apr 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar, to 2014 international calendar, to 2015 calendar, to 2015 international calendar, to 2016 international calendar, to list of championship venues, & to FISA links.

1 - 30 Mar 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar (including results for W8H & Sch Hd [& for HoRR before it was abandoned], CHANGED start time for Vets' Head, & draws for other heads), to 2014 international calendar (including World Cup 1 entries), to 2015 calendar, to FISA links, & to notes re British Rowing rules.

1 - 28 Feb 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar (including yet more cancellations, for February and now March, contingency plans for W8H, & postponement of Sch Hd), to River Thames information page, to 2014 international calendar (including provisional programmes for major FISA events), to FISA links, & to list of club websites.
Further to warnings from British Rowing and from the PLA regarding safety in the current conditions on the Tideway, there are further reminders on Twitter and from the RNLI on Facebook of the dangers which can face crews local to the Tideway as well as those visiting from further afield.
New PLA ebb tide flag warnings came into force 12 Feb.
Link to BR's list of clubs suspended from competition; this list Updated again 27 Feb, & may change daily.

1 - 31 Jan 2014 : Updates to 2014 calendar, to 2014 international calendar, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to FISA links, & to River Thames information page. Link to BR's list of suspended rowing clubs.
Important safety message from the PLA, for those using the Tideway.
Sad news of the death of Nick Bevan.

2013:

1 - 31 Dec 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar, to 2014 calendar, to 2015 calendar, to skiff racing calendars, to River Thames information page, & to list of club websites.
Sad news of the deaths of Heather Foster and John Brockway.

1 - 30 Nov 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar, to 2014 calendar, & to 2014 international calendar. Link to British Rowing competition review.

4 - 30 Oct 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar (including warnings and cancellation of events this coming weekend), to 2014 calendar, to 2015 calendar, to 2014 international calendar, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups. Introduction of 2016 calendar.

2 - 30 Sep 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar, to 2013 international calendar, to 2014 calendar (& further years to 2018), to 2014 international calendar, to lists of GB medals at World Championships and other Championships, to River Thames information page, to list of championship venues, & to FISA links.

1 - 30 Aug 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar, to 2013 international calendar (including World Champs rescheduling), to 2014 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to skiff racing calendars, to list of club websites, to River Thames information page, & to list of club websites.

1 - 31 Jul 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar (including HRR timetable & results, + cancellation of Lancaster & Hereford), to skiff racing calendar, & to 2013 international calendar.
Sad news from British Rowing of the death of John Veats.

3 - 30 Jun 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar (including HWR results, HRR entries, qualifying results, & draw, & Peterborough Junior cancellation), to 2013 international calendar (including Dorney World Cup results), & to list of championship venues.
Sad news from Harvard of the death of legendary coach Harry Parker.

1 - 27 May 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar (including news of Coronation 60th Anniversary Regatta, & cancellation of Poplar, Worcester, & Doncaster), to 2013 international calendar, to 2014 calendar, to 2014 international calendar, to list of championship venues, & to list of club websites.

1 - 30 Apr 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar (including BUCS info), to 2013 international calendar (with further update to provisional timetable for Dorney World Cup + later note re side-by-side racing), to list of championship venues, to 2014 calendar, to notes re British Rowing rules, & to FISA links.

1 - 31 Mar 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar (including move of Henley Boat Races to Dorney, cancellation of heads, & Boat Race times), to 2013 international calendar (with World Cup updates), to 2014 calendar, to skiff racing calendars, to list of club websites, to River Thames information page, & to FISA links.

1 - 28 Feb 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar (sadly including the latest batch of cancellations), to 2013 international calendar, to FISA links, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to skiff racing calendars, to River Thames information page, & to list of club websites.

1 - 31 Jan 2013 : Updates to 2013 calendar, to 2013 international calendar, to skiff racing pages, to River Thames information page, to list of club websites, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.
Sad news from Oxford of the death of Acer Nethercott, & also from Erith of the death of Alf Botterill.

2012:

1 - 31 Dec 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar (including Hampton cancellation), to 2013 calendar (now with details for most events), to 2013 international calendar, to 2014 calendar, to FISA links, to River Thames information page, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, & to list of championship venues.
Congratulations to those from GB rowing recognised in the New Year Honours for 2013: A knighthood for David Tanner, CBE for Katherine Grainger, MBEs for Paul Thompson, Robin Williams, Helen Glover, Heather Stanning, Anna Watkins, Sophie Hosking, Kat Copeland, Alex Gregory, Pam Relph, Naomi Riches, James Roe, Dave Smith, and Lily van den Broecke. Also an MBE for Gordon Day, member of Clyde ARC since 1947.

2 - 30 Nov 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar (including many more cancellations), to 2013 calendar, & to 2013 international calendar (including new website for Dorney World Cup).

3 - 31 Oct 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar, to 2013 calendar, to FISA links, to skiff racing pages, & to list of club websites. Also moved to new server.
Sad news from Upper Thames of the death of Peter Sutherland.

1 - 30 Sep 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar (including change of venue for this year's Weybridge Silver Sculls, also cancellation of various heads because of river conditions), to 2012 international calendar, to 2013 calendar, to skiff racing pages, to lists of GB medals at European Championships, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.

1 - 29 Aug 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar, to 2012 international calendar, to 2013 calendar (including World Cup at Dorney), to 2013 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to Olympic info, & to list of GB medals at Olympic regattas. Some other updates, such as to World and Olympic best times, are likely to have to wait until after I have finished my Paralympic duties..

4 - 29 Jul 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar, to 2012 international calendar, to Olympic info, & to list of championship venues.

1 - 25 Jun 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar, to 2012 international calendar, to Olympic info, & to 2013 calendar.

1 - 30 May 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar (including more regatta cancellations, and loss of some events at BUCS), to 2012 international calendar, to 2013 calendar, to FISA links, to unofficial list of World Best Times, to skiff racing pages, & to River Thames information page (including further revisions to Barn Elms reach restrictions). Another warning from British Rowing re Weil's disease.

1 - 30 Apr 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar, to 2012 international calendar, to 2013 calendar, to 2013 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, to Olympic info, & to unofficial times and records for the University Boat Race.
Sad news from Peterborough of the death of Rolls Pollard.

1 - 30 Mar 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar, to 2012 international calendar, to 2013 calendar, to skiff racing pages, to notes re British Rowing rules, & to list of club websites.
Schools' Head info, including final results, is now on their new website.
Sad news of the death of Margaret Marshall of Derwent RC, and also of Pat Lunney of City of Oxford RC.

3 - 27 Feb 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar, including further info re British Champs, & re head cancellations and new dates, to River Thames information page (including Barn Elms reach closure), to notes re British Rowing rules, & to list of club websites.

1 - 30 Jan 2012 : Updates to 2012 calendar, to Kingston events page, to skiff racing pages, to FISA links, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.

2011:

1 - 30 Dec 2011 : Updates to 2011 calendar, to 2012 calendar, including further info for discussion re British Champs, to list of championship venues, to 2012 international calendar, to FISA links, & to list of club websites.

1 - 29 Nov 2011 : Updates to 2011 calendar, to 2011 international calendar, to 2012 calendar (including info on proposed changes to British Champs), to River Thames information page, & to list of championship venues.

2 - 31 Oct 2011 : Updates to 2011 calendar, to 2012 calendar, to 2011 international calendar, to list of club websites, & to skiff racing pages.

1 - 30 Sep 2011 : Updates to 2011 international calendar (including further results from World Champs), to lists of GB medals at World Championships, and at European Championships, to list of championship venues, to 2011 calendar (including cancellation of Boston Marathon), to 2012 calendar, to 2012 international calendar, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups. Sad news of the death last month of David Lunn-Rockliffe, and now also of Keith Ticehurst.

1 - 31 Aug 2011 : Updates to 2011 calendar, to 2011 international calendar (including further revised Sunday schedule for World Junior Champs, & final results; entries and updated timetable for World Champs), to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to 2012 calendar, to 2012 international calendar, & to skiff racing pages. News of fire at Marlow RC.

3 - 31 Jul 11 : Updates to 2011 calendar (including HRR results & Home International results), to 2011 international calendar (included updated info for World Junior Champs), to 2012 calendar, & to list of club websites. Sad news of the sudden death of Doug "Chippy" Carpenter.

1 - 28 Jun 11 : Updates to 2011 calendar (including HRR draw & timetable & qualifying results, & HWR results), to 2011 international calendar, & to list of championship venues.
Congratulations to Chris Morrell of Windsor Boys' School, awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Sad news of the death of Kevin Bruton, and of David King.

5 - 31 May 11 : Updates to 2011 calendar, to 2011 international calendar, to 2012 calendar, to FISA links, & to list of club websites.

1 - 30 Apr 11 : Updates to 2011 calendar, to 2012 calendar, to FISA links, & to list of championship venues.

2 - 26 Mar 11 : Updates to 2011 calendar, to 2011 international calendar, to FISA links, to skiff racing pages, & to list of club websites.
News on Scottish Rowing's news page of a theft of most of their trophies. Any info would be welcomed by the police or Scottish Rowing, of course, and other associations or clubs with their own trophy collections are advised to consider their security arrangements.

2 - 28 Feb 11 : Updates to 2011 calendar, to 2011 international calendar, to 2012 calendar, to FISA links, to skiff racing pages, to notes re British Rowing rules, to Olympic info, & to list of club websites. Sad news of the death of Gordon Dear (funeral arrangements now changed), and now also of Hart Perry.

1 - 31 Jan 11 : Updates to 2011 calendar (most dates now included), to 2011 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to 2012 calendar, & to list of club websites. Inclusion of 2011 H&DARA calendar. Sad news of the death of Michael Jones.

2010:

1 - 31 Dec 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar, to 2011 calendar, to 2011 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, to rule changes for HRR 2011, & to River Thames information page.

1 - 28 Nov 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar, to 2011 calendar, to 2010 international calendar (including World Championship details), to 2011 international calendar, to list of GB medals at World Championships, to list of championship venues, & to list of record times. Sad news of the death of Alan Hawes and of Colin Slee.

1 - 31 Oct 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar, to 2011 calendar, to 2010 international calendar (including World Championship rearrangements), to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to Olympic links, to list of club websites, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups. Sad news of the death of Andy Holmes, & an Updated reminder from BR of the guidance on reducing the risk of water-borne diseases.

2 - 22 Sep 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar, to 2011 calendar, to 2012 calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, to Kingston events page, & to list of club websites.

1 - 30 Aug 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar, to 2010 international calendar (including Commonwealth Championship, World Junior, World University, Youth Olympic, & EUSA results, & Masters draw), to list of GB medals at World Junior Championships, to 2010 skiffing calendar, to 2011 international calendar, to FISA links, & to Olympic info. Sad news of the death of Tony Fox (Pembroke Cambridge, LRC, & GB), & of John Coates (Trireme Trust).

4 - 31 Jul 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar (incl. HRR & other results), to 2010 international calendar, to 2011 calendar, to list of GB medals at World U23 Championships, to list of record times, & to River Thames information page. Sad news of the death of Alistair Graham (KRC, DSPC, TPC), & of Peter Hilditch (LRC).

1 - 28 Jun 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar (incl. HRR entries, qualifying results, & draw), to 2010 international calendar, to 2010 skiffing calendar, & to list of club websites. Sad news of the death of Katrina Jacks (HMSG), of Andy Ripley (TSS), & of Tom Sutton.

4 - 31 May 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to list of record times (including NSR), & to list of club websites. Vacancy for Rowing Services Manager in LOCOG for London 2012. Sad news of the death of John Peters (MBC & LC).

1 - 28 Apr 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to 2011 calendar, to times from University Boat Race, to skiff racing page, to list of championship venues, to list of club websites, to River Thames information page, & to FISA links.

4 - 30 Mar 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar [major updates], to 2010 international calendar, to 2011 calendar, to 2011 international calendar, to Olympic links, to list of championship venues, to notes re ARA  (now British Rowing) rules, & to list of club websites. Reminder of Tideway heads coxing video. Information from British Rowing re volunteering for London 2012, and for 2011 World Rowing Junior Championships.

1 - 28 Feb 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to 2012 international calendar, to FISA links, to River Thames information page, to notes re ARA  (now British Rowing) rules, to 2010 skiffing calendar, & to list of club websites.  Info on a new Google group for  global rowing incident reports.

5 - 31 Jan 10 : Updates to 2010 calendar (including more cancellations), to Kingston events page, to FISA links, to 2010 international calendar, to 2012 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to notes re ARA  (now British Rowing) rules, & to list of club websites.  Sad news of the death of Nottingham oarsman and coach Carl Smith, and also of Jack Ormiston (LRC & SC) and of Olympic gold medallist Bert Bushnell.

2009:

1 - 28 Dec 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar (including postponement of Wallingford Head, new date for Burway SBH, & cancellation of Walton SBH & of GB trials), to 2010 calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to 2012 international calendar, to FISA links, to skiff racing page, & to list of club websites.  Also a reminder that Regional Rowing Councils are looking for nominations for the British Rowing Coach of the Year Awards.
 [Please note that from the end of June 2009, the Compuserve version of this website is longer available, so please ensure that you update any links or saved bookmarks to point to http://www.biddulph.org.uk/ (or to http://www.rowing.biddulph.btinternet.co.uk/ ...  for individual pages), instead of to http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/david_biddulph/ .
Also from October 26th 2009, Geocities is no longer available, so the River Thames information page had earlier been moved.
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1 - 30 Nov 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar (including cancellation of Pangbourne Sculls and of Fours Head), to 2010 calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, & to River Thames information page.  Sad news of the death of Teddy Selwyn of Henley RC.

2 - 31 Oct 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar,  to 2009 international calendar, to skiffing calendar, to 2010 calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to 2011 calendar, to 2011 international calendar, & to list of club websites.  Sad news of the death of Norman Howitt of Cambois RC.

1 - 30 Sep 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar, to 2010 calendar, to 2009 international calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to list of GB medals at World Championships, to unofficial lists of World Best Times & of World Championship Best Times, to FISA links, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to ARA (now British Rowing) links, & to list of club websites.  Sad news of the deaths of Paul Langguth and of Ian Thompson.

2 - 19 Aug 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar, to 2009 international calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to unofficial list of U23 World Best Times, to lists of GB medals at World U23 & World Junior Championships, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to FISA links, to River Thames information page, to Garton calendar page, & to list of club websites.

6  - 31 Jul 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar, to 2009 international calendar, to list of GB medals at World U23 Championships, to list of championship venues, & to list of club websites.  Sad news of the death of Harry Harvey, and then of Ted Dyos.

1 - 29 Jun 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar, to skiffing calendar, to 2009 international calendar, & to maps of rowing locations.

1 - 31 May 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar, to list of club websites, to 2009 international calendar, to skiffing calendar, & to FISA links.

1 - 30 Apr 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar, to info re April 09 changes to ARA rules, & re 2009 changes to FISA rules.

1 - 31 Mar 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar (including various head results), to 2009 international calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to list of club websites, & to FISA links.  Good news: appointment of Ann-Louise Morgan as London 2012 Organising Committee's Rowing Manager.  Updated info re April 09 changes to ARA rules.   Sad news of the deaths of Scott Rennie and Laurie Halifax.

1 - 28 Feb 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar, to 2009 international calendar, to 2010 calendar, to skiffing calendars, & to list of club websites.  Sad news of the death of Richard Burnett.

1 - 31 Jan 09 : Updates to 2009 calendar, to 2009 international calendar, to 2010 international calendar, to list of club websites, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to info re April 09 changes to ARA rules, to River Thames information page, & to FISA links.  List of ARA clubs risking suspension because of outstanding water safety audits.  Sad news of the death of Bryan Griffin.

2008:

1 - 31 Dec 08 : Updates to 2008 calendar (including Scullers Head, Hampton SBH, Walton SBH, & GB trials results), to 2009 calendar, to 2009 international calendar, to 2010 calendar, to list of club websites, & to FISA links.  Sad news of the death of Jim Rutland, & of Sid Rand.  Congratulations to David Tanner on the award of a CBE in the New Year Honours list, to Steve Williams who gets an OBE, and to Zac Purchase, Mark Hunter, Andy Triggs-Hodge, Tom James, Peter Reed, Owen McGhee, & Rebecca Romero who all get MBEs.  (Also to James Hervey-Bathurst, CUBC 1970 & 71, who receives a CBE for services to heritage.)

2 - 30 Nov 08 : Updates to 2008 calendar (including results of 4s Head & of Kingston SBH [Updated]), to 2009 calendar (major update), to 2009 international calendar, to list of club websites, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.  Inclusion of 2009 H&DARA calendar.  Link to ARA's new Row Safe guidance.

2 - 31 Oct 08 : Updates to 2008 calendar (including more cancellations), to 2008 international calendar, to 2009 calendar, to 2009 international calendar, to 2010 international calendar, & to FISA links.  Congratulations to Ian Fisher and to Ann Southey on the award of the ARA Medal of Honour.  Sad news of the death of Shauna McGibbon, formerly GB team doctor, & now more details available.  News also of memorial services for David Parry and for David Chipp.  More sad news, of the death of Sally Ann Panton, GB international.

1 - 30 Sep 2008 : Updates to 2008 calendar, to 2008 international calendar (including results from FISA Masters & from Paralympics, & updated timetable for European Championships & GB team results), to GB medals at European Championships, to list of championship venues, to World Best times, to 2009 calendar, to 2010 calendar, to 2011 calendar, to list of club websites, & to skiffing information.  Inclusion of GB 2008 paralympic page, with their results. Sad news of the deaths of David Chipp and David Parry, both Stewards of HRR.

3 - 31 Aug 2008 : Updates to 2008 calendar (including Henley T&V results), to 2008 international calendar, to Olympic links, to list of GB medals at Olympic regattas, & to unofficial lists of Olympic best times & World best times.  Sad news from Nottingham of the death of Freddie Brookes.

6 - 31 Jul 2008 : Updates to 2008 calendar (including HRR results, & results for Nat Champs), to 2008 international calendar (including World Champs & U23: entries, timetable, & results), to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to list of GB medals at World U23 & World Junior Championships, to 2010 international calendar (including World Champs date change), to list of club websites, & to Olympic information.  Inclusion of GB crews for World Champs (with results).

1 - 30 Jun 2008 : Updates to 2008 calendar (including HRR entries, qualifying results, draw, & timetable, various regatta draws & results, & cancellation of Weybridge Ladies and of Walton & Weybridge), to 2008 international calendar (including World Cup & Olympic Qualifying  Regatta info), to Olympic information, to ARA Competition Review info, to list of club websites, & to River Thames information page.  Congratulations to Peter Sutherland, founder and President of Upper Thames RC, on the award of an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.

1 - 30 May 2008 : Updates to 2008 calendar (including various regatta draws & results, NSR abandonment, & Weybridge Ladies postponement), to Kingston events page, & to 2008 international calendar (including World Cup info), to FISA links, to Olympic information, & to list of club websites.  Sad news of the death of Harold Blogg, and of Steve Chasey.

1 - 30 Apr 2008 : Updates to 2008 calendar, to 2008 international calendar, to my page of Olympic information, to maps of rowing locations, to list of club websites, & to info re ARA rules (including changes from 1 Apr 08).  Sorry to hear of the death of George Marshall (Ibis & Quintin). 
On the TRRC website, a report on the Dove pier accident; very interesting reading.  I would like to emphasise the last sentence of the report:  "The lessons from Dove pier in October 2006 are relevant to every rower, club or Region within the ambit of the ARA."  Oarsmen from other countries will hopefully find it equally interesting and relevant.

1 - 31 Mar 2008 : Updates to 2008 calendar (including results of W8H, Kingston Head, HoRR, & other heads, of GB trials, & of HBR, times from University Boat Race, & cancellation of Vets Head), to 2008 international calendar, to 2009 calendar, to FISA links, & to list of club websites.  Sad news of the death of Tony Owen.

1 - 29 Feb 2008 : Updates to 2008 calendar (including various head results, &  start orders for W8H, NJScHd, Sch Hd, & HoRR), to 2008 international calendar, to 2008 skiffing calendar (& later years), to 2008 H&D calendar, to list of club websites, & to River Thames information page.   Updated list of clubs due to be suspended on Fri 15th if they hadn't submitted their safefy audit by then.  Members of Molesey BC and other friends will be sad to hear of the death of Bob Poulter, and friends in the North-West and elsewhere will be sad to hear of the death of Tim Hooper.  Further sad news, of the deaths of Peter Ament and Peter Little. 

1 - 31 Jan 2008 : Updates to 2008 calendar (with news of cancellations), to 2008 international calendar, to my page of Olympic information, to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, to River Thames information page, & to info re ARA rules (including changes from 1 Apr 08).  Thames RC have announced the sad news of the death of Willie Ross, and now Twickenham have lost one of their stalwarts, George Plumtree.  Members of the HRR commentary team will be sad to hear of the death (on Christmas Day) of Henry Probert.

2007:

1 - 31 Dec 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar (incl results of Scullers Head, Hampton SBH, & Walton SBH, & of GB trials, cancellation of various heads, postponement of Wallingford Head, & move of Walton SBH to Dorney), to 2008 calendar, to 2008 skiffing calendar, to 2008 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to my page of Olympic information, to list of club websites, to River Thames information page, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.  Congratulations to Pauline Rayner, Chairman of Thames RC, on the award of an MBE in the New Year Honours List.

1 - 29 Nov 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar (including results of 4s Head and other heads, start order etc. for Scullers' Head & Hampton SBH, change of venue for Marlow 4s & 2s, and cancellation of Kingston SBH), to 2007 international calendar, to 2008 calendar, to 2008 international calendar, to list of crews qualified so far for 2008 Olympics, to list of club websites, & to River Thames information page.  Reminder from Thames Regional Umpires Commission that this is the time of year that they are putting together the list of umpiring candidates for next year;  other RUCs will doubtless also be keen to hear from candidates in their regions.  TSS have announced the sad news of the death of  Alec Hodges.

2 - 31 Oct 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar (including 4s Head start order), to 2007 international calendar, to 2007 H&D calendar (with more results), to 2008 calendar (with many further updates, & inclusion of 2008 H&DARA calendar), to 2008 international calendar, to 2009 calendar, to FISA links, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to list of club websites, & to maps of rowing locations.  Further  Updated link re ARA competition review; consultation responses needed soon. Sad news has been received of the death of  Ted Bell, of Vesta RC, Molesey BC, Staines BC, & Dittons S&PC.  Also, members of Kingston RC and Kingston GS will be sad to hear of the death of Ken Cripps.  Funeral details for both are now available.  

1 - 30 Sep 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar, to 2007 international calendar (with further details of World Champs, & with performance of GB crews, & revised list of GB medals at World Championships, & now with details of European Championships & the GB team there,  & updated list of GB medals at European Championships), to list of championship venues, to 2008 international calendar (with rearrangement of World Cup rounds), to 2008 calendar, to 2007 skiffing calendar, to list of club websites, & to maps of rowing locations.  Also new link re ARA competition review.

2 - 31 Aug 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar (including results from a number of regattas), to 2007 international calendar (including results from Coupe & from Junior Worlds, & details of World Champs [Updated with results so far, & with performance of GB crews]), to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to list of crews qualified so far for 2008 Olympics, to 2007 skiffing calendar (including cancellation of Chertsey regatta), to 2007 H&D calendar (with more results), to list of club websites, & to list of championship venues.

1 - 31 Jul 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar (including Nat Champs & HRR results, & cancellations including Burton , Molesey, Staines, Burway, Bewdley, St Neots, & Henley T&V), to 2007 international calendar (including results from World Cup, U23, & Home International, & info for Coupe & EUSA), to World best times, to World Cup best times, to list of club websites, & to 2007 skiffing calendar (including cancellation of Hampton Court & Dittons and Wargrave & Shiplake regattas).

1 - 30 Jun 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar (including entry list & draw for HRR (& results of qualifying races), draw for HVR, cancellation of Stratford & Ironbridge, results from Met, Walton & Weybridge, Peterborough, Scottish Champs, Loughborough/ Nat Vets, HWR, & Marlow, & from the Cambridge Mays), to 2007 international calendar (including World Cup reports & previews), to list of championship venues, to 2008 calendar, & to list of club websites.  Sad news has been received of the death of Bryan Jones of Kingston RC & the Skiff Club, & also of Ralph Scott of Kingston & Remenham.

1 - 31 May 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar (incl. Met draw, Nat Sch & earlier results, & news of Welsh Open & Castle Semple cancellations), to 2007 international calendar (including World Cup entries), to 2007 skiffing calendar, to 2008 calendar, to list of club websites, & to maps of rowing locations.  Sad news has been received of the sudden death of Dick Garrett, former captain of Bedford RC and one of the country's best-known veteran competitors.  Also earlier news of the death of Roy Davis of Dacre BC.  A particularly bad week for such sad news continued with the deaths of John Smith (Bedford RC), and Harry Billyeald (Nottingham & Union).  

1 - 30 Apr 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar (including HoRR abandonment, results for Vet Head & HBR, Boat Race times, changes of entry conditions for 4s Head, results of GB final trials, Junior Inter-Regional Regatta, & more regattas), to 2007 international calendar, to 2007 skiffing calendar, to 2008 calendar, & to maps of rowing locations.  

1 - 31 Mar 07: Updates to 2007 calendar (including results for National Junior Sculling Head, Schools Head, Womens 8s Head, & Kingston Head, start order for HoRR & Vets' Head, and cancellations including Henley Junior Head), to 2007 international calendar, to 2007 H&D calendar, to 2008 calendar, to River Thames information page (incl latest Notices to Mariners), to list of championship venues, to FISA links, to info re ARA rules, & to list of club websites.

4 - 28 Feb 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar (including Hampton Head results, & cancellations including Burway Head), to 2007 international calendar, to 2008 calendar, to River Thames information page (including TRRC on-line incident reporting system, & Isis level page), to unofficial info re ARA rules, to FISA links, & to list of club websites.  Addition of 2007 skiffing calendar.  Notice from London 2012 of vacancies for competition managers for the various sports, including rowing.  List of suspended clubs from the ARA.  Sad news has been received of the death of Dick Offer, past president of Kingston Rowing Club, and also of Alan Watson of ULBC.

1 - 31 Jan 07 : Updates to 2007 calendar, to 2007 international calendar, & to list of club websites.  A few days after the change in the SARA buoyancy rules, news (from the BBC, from the Newcastle Journal, and from the NE Rowing mailing list) of a rescue on the Tyne.  News from the RSR newsgroup, & from ARA division 5, of the ARA rule changes to take effect April 2007.  Notice re ARA online entry system consulation.  Notice of changes at Nat Champs (including J14/ J15 finals on Saturday, & time trials for large events).   News that the GBR W4x from last year's World Championships have been promoted to gold after the RUS W4x were disqualified after a failed drug test.  Sad news has been received of the death of Sid Clay, President of the Head of the River Fours, and of Albert Andrews, for many years boatman to OUBC.

2006:

1 - 31 Dec 06 :  Updates to 2006 calendar (incl. results of Scullers' Head & GB trials, & news of more cancellations, including Hampton, Stirling, Wallingford, & Walton), to 2006 international calendar, to 2007 H&D calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, & to list of club websites.  Further updates to 2007 calendar & to 2008 calendar.  From SARA, result of their EGM confirming the new buoyancy rules from 1.1.07.  Sad news has been received of the deaths of John Webb and of Fred Lambert.

1 - 30 Nov 06 :  Updates to 2006 calendar (incl.Kingston SBH, Fours Head, & Vet 4s Head results), to 2006 H&D calendar; & inclusion of 2007 H&D calendar.  Major updates to 2007 calendar & to 2008 calendar.  Rowing search engine (Google custom search) added.

1 - 31 Oct 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, to River Thames information, to 2006 skiffing calendar, & to skiffing pages.  Sad news from Holland of the death of their coxswain Chun Wei Cheung.

1 - 29 Sep 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar, to 2006 international calendar, to list of GB medals at World Championships, to list of championship venues, to 2007 calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to River Thames information, to FISA links, & to list of club websites.  Notice from TSS of vacancies for Community Coaches, & from the ARA re vacancy for an Adaptive Coach.  Sad news of the death of Cathy Cruickshank of Henley RC, also news from Kingston RC & Tiffin School of the death of Keith Southan, and from LMBC Cambridge of the death of John Gleave.

1 - 31 Aug 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar, to 2006 international calendar (including results from World Juniors, from Commonwealths, & from FISU, draw for FISA Masters, & start lists, entries, programme, & results for WORLD CHAMPS [+ further updates to GB team with their results]), to unofficial lists of  World Champs best times & World best times, to list of GB medals at World Championships, to list of championship venues, to 2006 skiffing calendar, to 2006 H&D calendar (including results for first 9 regattas), to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, & to list of club websites.  
And with another of my hats on, a notice from the ARA Multi-Lane Umpires Commission of a seminar in November.

2 - 31 Jul 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar (including HRR, HVR  & Nat Chs results), to 2006 international calendar (including results from Lucerne, Franco-British, Home International, U23 W Chs, & Coupe, entry lists for World Jun Chs, draw for Commonwealth Championships, & updates to GB team for World Champs), to list of championship venues, & to list of club websites.  Announcement on behalf of my old college boat club (Lady Margaret Boat Club) that they are seeking a new Boathouse Manager.  London Youth Rowing have 2 jobs available.

1 - 26 Jun 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar (including HWR & Marlow results, & HRR entries, qualifying results, draw, & timetable), to 2006 international calendar (results of World Cup Poznan), to unofficial lists of  World Cup best times & World best times, to 2007 calendar, to list of championship venues, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites.

1 - 30 May 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar (including NSR results & Met draw), to 2006 international calendar (including results from GB team at World Cup Munich), to 2007 calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to list of championship venues (including reintroduction of European Championships), to FISA links, to 2006 skiffing calendar, & to list of club websites.  Congratulations to Jürgen Grobler on the award of an Honorary OBE.  Notice of a reunion at HRR for Workers of the World 1986;  we will look forward to meeting many old friends.  A further reminder of the consultation from Nottinghamshire County Council re future of NWSC Holme Pierrepont.
Important message for Thames Region clubs (+ schools, colleges, etc.) from the Thames RWSA - Thames Regional Water Safety Club Audits.  Also, notice from the TRRC Chairman, about an EGM  on Wednesday May 31st at London Rowing Club at 7pm, when the new code of practice proposed by the Thames Regional Rowing Council and the PLA will be explained.

1 - 28 Apr 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar (with draws & results for first regattas of the season, & results from GB trials), to 2006 international calendar, to Boat Race times, to ARA rules links, to FISA links, to list of championship venues, to 2007 international calendar, & to list of club websites. Link to consultation from Nottinghamshire County Council re future of NWSC Holme Pierrepont (& to BBC report on extension of consultation).  Notice of FISA Adaptive Rowing Coaching & Classification Workshop at London Docklands in May.

2 - 31 Mar 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar (including W8H, KHORR, HoRR, & Vets' Head results), to 2006 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to list of club websites, & to FISA links.  Final results from Atlantic Rowing Race.   Sad news of the death of Pat Sherwin.

2 - 28 Feb 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar (including results for a number of heads & for GB trials, & poster for National Junior Sculling Head), to 2006 skiffing calendar, to 2006 international calendar, to 2007 calendar, to list of championship venues, & to list of club websites (including Northern Rowing Council safety information, which is well worth reading).  I am very sorry to have to report the death of Simon Mepham, who collapsed soon after completing Molesey Veteran Head for Walton RC.

1 - 31 Jan 06 : Updates to 2006 calendar (including results of Remenham & Quintin Heads, JIRR details, & new details for North West events), to 2006 international calendar, to 2006 skiffing calendar (with most dates now changed), to Kingston events page, to 2007 calendar, to my page of Olympic information, to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, to Thames river conditions, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.  Tickets are now available for the World Championships at Eton.  ARA link to coroners' rule 43 letters and subsequent correspondence.

2005:

1 - 31 Dec 2005 : Updates to 2005 calendar, to 2006 calendar, to 2006 international calendar, to 2007 calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to maps of rowing locations, to list of club websites, & to FISA links.  Sad news from Scotland of the death of Jim McGhie.

1 - 30 Nov 2005 : Updates to 2005 calendar (including Fours Head, Vet 4s, Kingston SBH , Scullers' Head, & Hampton SBH results), to 2006 calendar (including confirmation that Nat Champs will be at Strathclyde Park), to 2006 international calendar, to 2006 skiffing calendar, to 2007 calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to Kingston events page, & to list of club websites.  This is the time of year that the Thames Regional Umpires Commission is looking for candidates for next year (and of course so are other regions).  Sad news of the death of Jimmy Wallis, former boatman to ULBC & UCD, & news of the memorial service for Dr. Noel O'Brien.

1 - 31 Oct 2005 : Updates to 2005 international calendar, to 2005 calendar (including 4s Head draw), to 2005 H&D calendar, to 2005 skiffing calendar & to skiffing pages, to 2006 calendar, to 2007 calendar, to 2006 international calendar, to list of club websites, to Thames river conditions, & to FISA links.  Addition of 2006 H&D calendar.  ARA Junior Rowing Commission questionnaire re Schools Head and Nat Champs.  Sad news of the death of Dr. Noel O'Brien of AKRC.

1 - 29 Sep 2005 : Updates to 2005 international calendar (with World Champs results, including GB results, & with World Masters results), to list of GB medals, to unofficial lists of  World Championship best times & World best times (to remove the Gifu times because of the stream), to 2005 calendar, to 2005 skiffing calendar, to 2006 calendar, to 2007 calendar, to 2006 international calendar, to list of championship venues (following Gifu congress), to list of club websites, to Kingston events page, to maps of rowing locations.  Sad news of the death last month of Nick Smith (Goldie), also of Mike Seares (Wallingford Schools and GB Juniors).

1 - 31 Aug 2005 : Updates to 2005 calendar, to 2005 international calendar (including World Masters draw; World Champs results so far); and results from Coupe & from World Junior Champs), to details for GB team at World Championships, to list of GB medals at championship regattas, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to unofficial lists of  World Championship best times & World best times (though obviously the Gifu times are questionable given the stream), to 2006 calendar, to 2005 skiffing calendar (including Wargrave & Shiplake link), to 2005 H&D calendar, to list of club websites, to list of links to rowing terms in different languages, & to maps of rowing locations.   Notice of a 50th anniversary dinner for George Watson's College.  Sad news of the death of John Levy, Thames RC & Imperial College.

4 - 31 Jul 2005 :  Inclusion of 2012 international calendar (for obvious reasons!), inclusion of HRR results & Nat Champs results in 2005 calendar, Lucerne & U23 results & Coupe details in 2005 international calendar, inclusion of GB squads for U23 & Senior World Champs, & updates to GB World Cup squad, to my page of Olympic information, to list of championship venues, to 2005 H&D calendar, & to list of club websites.

1 - 27 Jun 2005 : Updates to 2005 calendar (including regatta draws & results, & HRR entries, qualifying results, & draw), to 2005 international calendar, to 2005 H&D calendar, to 2005 skiffing calendar & to skiffing pages, to 2006 calendar, to list of championship venues, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to list of club websites, & to maps of rowing locations.  Sad news of the death of Andrew Justice, Marlow RC & GB.

2 - 31 May 2005 :  Updates to 2005 calendar (including NSR results), to 2005 international calendar (including Dorney RWC results), to GB World Cup squad & their results, to list of championship venues, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to unofficial notes re 2005 changes to ARA rules, to maps of rowing locations, to list of club websites, to skiffing pages, also links to Atlantic Rowing Race 2005 (in which a number of well-known rowers are taking part).  Congratulations to George Parsonage on the award of the Royal Humane Society silver medal.

1 - 28 Apr 2005 : Updates to 2005 calendar, to 2005 international calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to 2008 international calendar, to NWSC links, to maps of rowing locations, to list of championship venues, to FISA links, to Garton calendar page, & to list of club websites.  Urgent response needed to TRRC re the Salvage Association's report on the Risk Assessment for Tideway navigation.  News of the death of Joe Savill (CUBC 1938-39).

1 - 31 Mar 2005 : Updates to 2005 calendar (incl W8H, Sch Hd , Kingston Head, HoRR, Vets Head, & Henley Boat Races results, & head safety advice from TRRC), to 2005 international calendar (including World Cup & Masters bulletins), to 2006 international calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to Nat Champs links, to record times, to maps of rowing locations, to list of club websites, to TRUC page, & to River Thames conditions page.  News of the deaths of Andrew Silk and Robin Haslam, who will be sadly missed by all in the rowing communities in Cambridge and Nottingham respectively;  details for Robin's funeral now available.

1 - 28 Feb 2005 : Updates to 2005 calendar (including HoRR start order & UBR crew announcements), to 2005 international calendar (including ticket details for World Cup at Dorney;  bookings now open), to 2005 H&D calendar, to 2006 international calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to FISA links (including Congress voting results), to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites.  ARA Council:  papers on Div 5 site, & result of the debate on J14s at Nat Champs.

1 - 31 Jan 2005 :  Updates to 2005 calendar (including results of Remenham Challenge & of Hampton Head), to 2005 international calendar (including links for World Cup at Dorney, & change of date for Franco-British J16 match), to 2006 calendar, to 2005 H&D calendar, to 2004 H&DARA calendar and 2004 calendar, to FISA links, to list of club websites (including news of Knight Frank rowing scholarship for under 14 boys [and now for girls too] at Kingston RC), to list of championship venues, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups.  Sad news of the death of Sikander Farooq from Reading RC.

2004:

1 - 31 Dec 2004 : Updates to 2004 calendar, to 2005 calendar, to 2005 international calendar, to list of club websites, & to list of championship venues, also inclusion of unofficial notes re 2005 changes to ARA rules.  New url for Thames Regional Rowing Council; news of OARA demos.  Revision of FISA links, including details of rule change proposals & other business for the Extraordinary Congress in Dubrovnik in February.  Updates to HRR info, including rule changes announced at December Stewards meeting.  Congratulations to Sir Matthew Pinsent, knighted in the New Year Honours List, to James Cracknell OBE, and to Ed Coode & Steve Williams MBEs.  Sad news of the death last month of Harry Almond, of LMBC, CUBC, & GB.

1 - 30 Nov 2004 : Updates to 2004 calendar (including 4s Head, Kingston SBH, Scullers Head, & Hampton SBH results), to 2005 calendar, to 2005 skiffing calendar, to 2005 international calendar, to 2006 calendar, to 2006 international calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites.  News of TRRC AGM, and of changes in bar licence fees which might affect clubs.

3 - 31 Oct 2004 : Updates to 2004 calendar, to 2004 International calendar, to 2004 skiffing calendar & skiffing pages, to 2005 calendar, to 2005 skiffing calendar, to 2005 international calendar, to 2006 international calendar, to 2007 calendar, to 2007 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites, + inclusion of 2005 H&D calendar.  Results are now available from the FISA masters survey.  Look out for Isis flag state (& news from the EA) at River Thames conditions page.  IMPORTANT NOTICE from TRRC regarding the consultation and risk assessment being conducted by the Salvage Association on behalf of the PLA regarding Tideway navigation; remember the TRRC seminar on Wed Nov 3rd.

6 - 30 Sep 2004 : Updates to 2004 calendar, to 2004 International calendar (including results of FISA Masters), to Kingston events page, to 2005 calendar, to 2005 International calendar (including further information on next year's FISA Masters, at Strathclyde), to 2006 calendar, to 2006 International calendar (with details of World Champs at Dorney), & to list of championship venues.  News of seminars from Thames Regional Rowing Council.

1 - 31 Aug 2004 : Updates to my page of Olympic information (including start lists & results), to GB Olympic team list (including their results), to unofficial lists of Olympic record times & of World Best times, to 2004 calendar, to 2004 International calendar (including World Champs info including GB team list & their results, U23 info including GB team list & their results, & FISA Masters entry lists), to list of GB medals at championship regattas, to 2004 H&DARA calendar, to 2004 skiffing calendar & skiffing pages, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, to 2005 calendar, to list of links to rowing terms in different languages, & to list of club websites.  Important notice for users of the Thames below Teddington, on River Thames conditions page.

4 - 31 Jul 2004 :  Updates to 2004 calendar (including HRR, HVR, & Nat Champs results), to 2004 International calendar (including results of Franco-British J16 match, + World Champs info including GB team list & their results so far), to 2004 H&DARA calendar, to list of championship venues, to GB Olympic team list, & to River Thames page.    Notice of riggers lost at TTRC in March.    Sad news of the death of Lesley Stewart, Scottish FISA umpire.

1 - 27 Jun 2004 : Updates to 2004 calendar (including HWR & Marlow results, & HRR entries, qualifying race results, draw, & Updated timetable), to 2004 International calendar (including Lucerne updates & GB crew list), to 2004 H&DARA calendar, to 2005 calendar, to my Olympic pages (with Lucerne qualifying updates & GB team list), to 2004 skiffing calendar, & to list of club websites.  Sad news of the death of Neil Thomas, ... but also happier news, of the award of the CBE to Di Ellis in the Queen's Birthday Honours List; many congratulations to her.  Notice of a new webpage for the Harry Mahon Cancer Research Trust.

3 - 31 May 2004 : Updates to 2004 calendar (including Docklands cancellation), to 2004 International calendar (incl. Poznan & Munich updates), to my Olympic pages (including Latin American qualifiers), to 2004 H&DARA calendar, to 2004 skiffing calendar & skiffing pages, to list of championship venues, to 2005 calendar, to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, & to River Thames conditions page.

1 - 29 Apr 2004 : Updates to 2004 calendar (including Hazewinkel trials results), to 2004 International calendar (including results from Ghent Spring, + GB crew list for Poznan), to 2004 H&DARA calendar, to 2005 calendar, to 2007 calendar & 2007 international calendar, to list of club websites, and to list of championship venues.  Also news of another record-breaking row for Dittons Skiff & Punting Club, and updates to my Olympic pages (including Asian & African qualifiers).  Sad news of the death of Bob Michaels.

1 - 31 Mar 2004 : Updates to 2004 calendar (including Boat Race times, results of  Teddington Sculls, Henley Boat Races, Schools Head, Kingston Head, and W8H, and also for those crews which completed the Vets' Head, + cancellation of HoRR), to 2004 H&DARA calendar, to 2004 International calendar, to unofficial notes re 2004 changes to ARA rules, & to list of club websites.  News from Thames RC of a sports memorabilia auction on April 3rd.  Notice from BIRSC about a package to Banyoles for this year's World Championships.   Links to latest from ARA competition review (courtesy of TRRC and now the official version on the ARA website); get involved in discussions in your region, & let your Div Rep know what you think.   Notice of a job at London Regatta Centre.

1 - 29 Feb 2004 : Updates to 2004 calendar (including various results, W8H & HoRR start orders, Teddington Sculls poster, + inclusion of further events), to 2004 International calendar (including FISA Team Cup, & news of P&C), to 2005 calendar, to 2005 International calendar, to list of club websites, to skiffing page, to unofficial notes re 2004 changes to ARA rules, to Thames Regional Umpires' Commission pages, & to River Thames conditions page.  Sad news of the death, after a cycling accident, of Tristan Hewins, Hampton School and GB ex-junior who moved on to Durham University and coaching Edinburgh University BC.

1 - 31 Jan 2004 : Updates to River Thames conditions page, to 2004 calendar (including cancellation of Hampton Head), to 2004 skiffing calendar, to 2004 H&DARA calendar, to maps of rowing locations, to list of club websites, to list of championship venues, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, & to Thames Regional Umpires' Commission pages, also inclusion of unofficial notes re 2004 changes to ARA rules.  Sad news from Cambridge, of the death of George Chapman, former boatman of Fitzwilliam;  and from Scotland, of the death of Andy Dunn.

2003:

1 - 31 Dec 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar (including results of Hampton SBH, Walton SBH, Burway SBH, & GB trials), to 2004 calendar (with further provisional dates), to 2004 International calendar, to 2005 calendar, to 2005 International calendar, to 2006 International calendar, to unofficial summary of number of entries in events at World Champs, & to list of club websites.  Inclusion of provisional 2007 calendar & 2007 International calendar.  News from HRR Stewards December meeting.  Sad news from Scotland, of the death of Ian Stanners.

1 - 30 Nov 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar (including results of 4s Head, Vet 4s, Kingston SBH, & results for Hampton SBH), to 2003 skiffing calendar, to 2004 calendar, to 2004 International calendar, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, to Thames river conditions page, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites.  Notice of ARA EGM.  Results so far from the Tideway Slug's poll on the Fours Head.

1 - 31 Oct 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar, to 2003 international calendar, to 2003 H&DARA calendar, to 2004 calendar, to 2004 International calendar, to skiffing page, to list of club websites, to River Thames conditions page, to maps of rowing locations, & to my unofficial list of World Cup best times.  Addition of 2004 H&DARA calendar.  Notice from the ARA re arrangements during the postal strike.

1 - 30 Sep 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar, to 2003 international calendar, to 2003 skiffing calendar, to 2003 H&DARA calendar, to 2004 calendar (including 3-day NSR), to 2004 International calendar, to 2005 International calendar, to list of club websites, to list of championship venues, & to maps of rowing locations.  Members of Kingston RC, Kingston Amateur Regatta, & Remenham Club will have been sad to hear of the death of Tony Gibbs.

1 - 31 Aug 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar, to 2003 international calendar (including World Champs entries, results, & reports, Junior World Champs reports & results from windy Athens, Coupe results, & GB Junior & Senior team lists updated with results), to list of GB medals at championship regattas, to 2004 Olympic qualifying system (including first crews qualified), to 2003 H&DARA calendar, to calendars for 2004, 2005, & 2006, to list of championship venues, & to maps of rowing locations.

6 - 31 Jul 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar (including HRR  & Nat Champs results), to 2003 international calendar (including Lucerne reports & results, Home International results, GB senior & U23 team announcements, & U23 results), to 2003 skiffing calendar, to 2004 International calendar, to list of club websites, & to maps of rowing locations.  Also news of NWSC funding cuts.

1 - 30 Jun 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar (including Peterborough J14 cancellation, results from Docklands, Scottish Championships, Reading, Loughborough/NatVets, Marlow, & HWR, entry list, results of qualifying races, & draw & timetable for HRR, & Nat Champs on-line entry facility), to 2003 international calendar (including Munich results), to 2003 H&DARA calendar, to list of championship venues (including Strathclyde Masters 2005), & to list of club websites.  Congratulations to David Tanner & to Richard Budgett, each awarded the OBE in the Birthday Honours list.

1 - 31 May 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar, to 2003 international calendar (including Ghent & Munich results, & reports from Milan World Cup), to 2003 H&DARA calendar, to 2004 International calendar (with World Cup dates & venues), to list of club websites, & to maps of rowing locations.
In memoriam:  Sad news of the death of Grace Wilkinson, of Henk Schrik, & now also of Mike Jearum.

1 - 30 April 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar (including info re Notts City, draw for BUSA, Chiswick, & for Strathclyde Park Regatta, results for Oxford City Bumps, GB trials, & for Teddington Sculls, report of Cambridge's pre-race crash, & unofficial times for an amazing University Boat Race), to 2003 international calendar (including Ghent draw), to 2003 skiffing calendar, & to list of club websites.  Notice regarding a new BBC1 game show which may be of interest to members of rowing clubs.  Further changes to unofficial notes re changes to ARA rules.
In memoriam:  Sad news of the death of Gregor Hoerner of RG Benrath while training for the Veterans' Head.

1 - 31 Mar 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar (including results & photos from Vet Head, HoRR, Kingston Head, W8H, & Schools Head, & cancellation of postponed Reading Head), to 2003 international calendar, & to list of club websites.  Further changes to unofficial notes re changes to ARA rules, after change of mind by ARA Council.  Changed flag states at Oxford & Maidenhead on Thames river conditions page.   News of a page for the new ARA div rep for the West Midlands.  NEW ISSUE of ARA Water Safety Code.  
In memoriam:  Matthew Allwork - St Georges & Walton.

1 - 28 Feb 2003 : Updates to 2003 calendar (including draw &/or results of various events including Hampton Head & squad trials), to list of championship venues, & to list of club websites.  Links to ARA rules update, and to RQ's summary from buoyancy seminar.  
In memoriam:  A moving tribute from Ken Hastie to the Pearson Brothers of Blyth, & also a tribute from Alan Granlund to Chaura Pratchek of Durham ARC.

1 - 31 Jan 2003 : Update to 2003 calendar (including provisional dates for events later in the year, + results for Remenham Challenge, & cancellation of numerous events), to 2003 international calendar, to 2004 calendar, to 2002 skiffing calendar (including photos), to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, & from the Thames regional rowing councils pages: more flood photos  & EA update (20.1.03) on the river conditions page.   A notice from Thames Regional Umpires' Commission that it is still not too late for prospective candidates to sign up for this year's umpiring training;  the start of training meeting will be on Tue 4 Feb at London RC.  News from the Leo Blockley Memorial Campaign of a seminar on shell buoyancy at MAABC on 1st Feb.
Sad news of the death, suddenly, in his sleep, of Cliff Barwick, on January 2nd at the age of 70.  The Putney Town 4 got to the final of the Wyfolds in 1957 & 1958, and was the first crew from a 'working mens' club from the old NARA to make a mark at HRR.  Subsequently Cliff was a member of TTRC, and an umpire until reaching the age of 65.  His funeral was at 2.00 pm on Thursday 16th January at Mortlake Crematorium, & afterwards at Putney Town RC.  He will be sadly missed.

2002:

1 - 31 Dec 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including results of recent events), to 2003 calendar (including details for Remenham Challenge & for events postponed from 2002), to 2003 international calendar, to maps of rowing locations, to planned 2003 rule changes, & to list of club websites, also news of HRR December meeting.  Update to my Olympic page, including latest news re lightweight events.  A further reminder from Thames Regional Umpires' Commission that now is the time for prospective candidates to sign up for next year's umpiring training, & from the Thames regional rowing councils pages: news from the EA on river conditions, news of an 'Equity in your Coaching' workshop & of Club Welfare Conferences in February & March.  The ARA are seeking applications for the post of Events Manager for the 2006 World Championships.
Sad news from Thames RC of the death of Gerry Blanchard (whose funeral was on 5th Dec), & from Auriol Kensington RC of the death of Tony Levis (whose funeral was on 9th Dec).  Now also the sad news of the death on December 12th of Pam Rickett, widow of the late Graham Rickett.  

3 - 30 Nov 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including reports from BIRC, cancellation/postponement of Pangbourne Jun Sc, Stourport SBH, Tiffin SBH, Marlow Fours & Pairs, Aberdeen 4s & SBH, York SBH, Hampton SBH, & Walton SBH, results for Kingston SBH, for Fours Head, & for Scullers Head), to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, to list of World best times,  to list of links to rowing terms in different languages, & to 2003 calendar (including 2003 H&DARA calendar & SARA calendar). On the Thames regional rowing councils pages: news from the EA on river conditions, & news of cancellation of General Training Day at Dorney, but request for help getting a boat back to London.

1 - 31 Oct 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including start order for Kingston SBH, results of  KJ4s & other heads, + cancellation of some others), to 2002 international calendar (including Mercedes Sprint & World Masters Games), to skiffing pages (including 2002 skiffing calendar), to 2003 calendar, to list of championship venues, to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, & to Nat Champs links (record times & results).  News from ARA re Medal of Honour, + news of a job vacancy at London Regatta Centre. On the Thames regional rowing councils pages: news from the EA on river conditions.  From Thames Regional Umpires' Commission, details of opportunities for umpiring training.

1 - 30 Sep 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including KSBH notice), to 2002 international calendar (including GB team listing with results, results from Seville & Racice, & reminder of FISA Masters Survey), to lists of record times (including new World Championship best times & World best times), to list of GB medals at championship regattas, to 2002 H&D calendar (incl final Championship tables), to list of championship venues (with 2006 Championship decisions, including World Champs at Eton), to 2003 calendar, to 2003 international calendar, to Olympic data (including proposals to remove lightweight rowing), to 2002 skiffing calendar, to maps of rowing locations, to list of club websites, & to unofficial summaries of Junior & Veteran age groups, & of number of entries at World Championships.  
Rowing friends, particularly in the Hammersmith area, will be sad to hear of the death of Peter Fielder, boatman of St Paul's School.  His funeral was scheduled to be at Mortlake on Tuesday 24 Sept at 3.30 pm.

2 - 29 Aug 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar, to 2002 international calendar [with results from Festival of Rowing, from Munich (including GB squad) ,& from Trakai (including GB squad), & flood situation report from Racice], to list of championship venues, to Olympic data including 2004 qualifying system, to 2002 skiffing calendar, to 2002 H&D calendar, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites.  From the Thames regional rowing councils: news from the EA on river conditions page.  From Wallingford RC, news of a sponsored row for the Carolyn Jones Trust.

7 - 31 Jul 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including results, timetables, & draws, for various events including HRR, KAR, & Nat Champs, + notice of Club Sprint Regatta during Festival of Rowing), to 2002 international calendar (including GB squad, & all their results from Lucerne, entries for Munich (including withdrawal of GB M2-), news from World U23 Regatta,  provisional entries for Festival of Rowing, + announcement of Mercedes Sprint), to list of championship venues (including 2006 Worlds recommendation from FISA Council), to 2002 H&D calendar, to 2002 skiffing calendar, & to list of club websites.
The sad news has been received of the death of Alan Burrough CBE, Steward of HRR & past president of Thames RC  [obituaries in the Telegraph & The Guardian]

2 - 30 Jun 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including results, timetables, & draws, for various events including HWR, entries, draw, timetable, & qualifying race results for HRR, and on-line entry facility for Nat Champs), to 2002 international calendar (including GB squad, & their results, for World Cup, + new site for Nations Cup [U23]), to 2002 skiffing calendar, to 2002 H&D calendar (including link to new H&DARA site), to Olympic data including 2004 qualifying system, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites. From the Thames regional rowing councils: news from the EA on river conditions page.

1 - 31 May 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including results & draws for various events, + corrected poster for Loughborough/ Nat Vets), to 2002 H&D calendar, to 2002 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to Olympic data including 2004 qualifying system, to 2003 calendar, to maps of rowing locations, to 2002 rule changes, & to list of club websites (including advert for new Boat Club Manager for Lady Margaret BC, Cambridge). Also update to ARA links, including Competition Review.  Remember that entries for Henley Women's Regatta close on 2nd June; an on-line entry facility is now available.
Sadly we have heard the news of the death of John L Garton CBE, former Chairman of HRR and former president of the ARA.

1 - 30 Apr 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including results for GB trials, for Oxford City Bumping Races, for Inter-Regional Championships, for Birmingham, & for BUSA, corrected results for Teddington Sculls, & inclusion of Isis-Goldie times in UBR unofficial times), to 2002 international calendar, to 2002 H&D calendar, to list of championship venues, & to list of club websites. On the Thames regional rowing councils pages, link to new Tideway navigation rules.
Link to Daily Telegraph article regarding the Leo Blockley Memorial campaign, aiming to improve buoyancy in racing boats. I'm delighted to say that the ARA's agreement with the campaign has now been reported on rsr.  SARA's action is reported on the SARA website, and a number of boat manufacturers abroad have also said they will comply.
The rowing world was very sad to hear of the death of Geoffrey Page, president of Thames Rowing Club, and for many years the rowing correspondent for the Telegraph. He had been in hospital for some time, but had appeared to be making a recovery, and had been talking on the phone to one of his press colleagues about the previous day's Boat Race, but he passed away peacefully in his sleep during the night. He will be sadly missed by his many friends, both in Britain and abroad.  His memorial service is expected to be held on 20th May.  
From SARA, sad news of the death of "Doc George" Johnston.
And from Northwich Rowing Club, news of a memorial day on 5th May for Bill Shufflebottom.

2 - 30 Mar 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including UBR unofficial times,updated posters for Teddington Sculls & for Veteran Scullers' Head, results for HoRR & for Kingston Head, Schools Head results, further cancellations of heads [incl W8H], & links to SMS results services for some of the remaining events), to 2002 H&D calendar, to list of club websites,  to maps of rowing locations, to 2002 international calendar, to 2004 international calendar, to list of championship venues, including link to new website for TTBS, + inclusion of calendars for 2002 & onwards), & link to FISA Masters Survey (where the bugs have hopefully now been cured). From the Thames regional rowing councils: news from the EA (updated to 22 Mar) on river conditions page, and news of launch-driving courses. Under the OULRC links on the club websites page, I've added a link to the Leo Blockley Memorial campaign, aiming to improve buoyancy in racing boats.

1 - 28 Feb 2002 : Updates to 2002 calendar (including poster for Kingston Head, record entry for Women's Eights Head, start order for HoRR, Senior & Junior squad trials results, numerous cancellations and postponements of heads, Wednesday results for Lents, cancellation of Torpids, revised results for Remenham Challenge, and looking ahead to the summer a new website for Nat Schools), to 2002 international calendar (including GB team list for FISA Team Cup), to 2003 calendar, to list of club websites, & to maps of rowing locations. From Thames Regional Umpires' Commission: news of this year's seminars, & of the new retiring age.  From the Thames regional rowing councils: news from the EA (updated to 27 Feb) on river conditions page, updates to other regions' links, and the winter regional newsletter (RTF file). Also a request from the USA for help in identifying a catamaran sculling boat.

1 - 31 Jan 2002 :  New links for Thames Rowing Council, for Thames Regional Umpires' Commission (who are looking for new umpiring candidates), & for the ARA's competition review.   Updates to 2002 calendar (including poster for Teddington Sculls, results for Remenham Challenge, cancellation of Hampton Head, links for Reading Head & for North of England Head), to 2002 H&D calendar, to 2002 international calendar, to 2003 calendar, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites.   Sad news aplenty this month: from SARA of the death of Ralph Gillies, [on RQ's news page] of the death of Douglas Hutchins of Cygnet RC, & now also the sad news of the death (after a long illness) of Alan Sutton.

2001:

1 - 31 Dec 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar (including trials results), to 2002 calendar, to international calendars for 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005, to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, to 2002 rule changes, & to unofficial summary of Junior & Veteran age groups. Also news from HRR Stewards meeting, + inclusion of safety and history links.  Congratulations to Martin Brandon-Bravo on the award of an OBE in the New Year Honours List.

1 - 30 Nov 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar (including start list for Hampton SBH, results for Tiffin SBH, & for 4s Head, corrected results for Vets' Head & for Kingston SBH, and start order for Northwich Autumn Head), to 2002 calendar (including addition of 2002 H&D calendar), to 2002 international calendar, to 2003 calendar, & to list of club websites. Advert on the SARA website for Scotland's first ever full time Rowing Development Officer.

1 - 31 Oct 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar (incl KJ4 results4s Head start order), to 2001 international calendar, to skiffing pages (including 2001 skiffing calendar & final Ormiston scores), to 2002 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites.

1 - 30 Sep 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar (including note re sponsorship at BIRC for Harry's Fund; please sponsor someone or send a donation), to H&DARA calendar (including results & final Championship tables), to 2001 international calendar (including results for FISA Masters), to 2001 skiffing calendar, to 2002 calendar, to 2002 international calendar, to maps of rowing locations, to links to rowing terms in different languages, & to list of club websites.
Sad news of the death of two stalwarts of Putney clubs, Derek Dunckley from Vesta RC and Maurice Rayner from London RC; they will both be sadly missed.

1 - 29 Aug 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar, (including KSBH poster) to 2001 international calendar (incl. WJCh links & GB Junior team, World Champs links & GB Senior team [with their results]), to lists of record times, to skiffing pages, to 2002 international calendar, to list of championship venues, to list of GB medals at championship regattas, to Nat Champs links (including records & winners), & to list of club websites, plus inclusion of a list of links to rowing terms in different languages. Also, announcement of the auction of an oar signed by the GB Olympic 4-, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Relief.
Readers of the book "Punts and Punting" will be sad to hear of the death of its author, Robert Rivington.

1 - 31 Jul 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar (including HRR + KAR), to 2001 international calendar (including reports & results from Vienna & Munich, GB crew lists, & info on Nations Cup, Home International, Coupe de la Jeunessse, & on World Junior Championships), to Nat Champs links (draw, timetable, & results), to 2002 calendar, to list of championship venues, to maps of rowing locations, to H&DARA calendar (incl Woolston & Coalporters results), & to list of club websites.

2 - 30 Jun 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar (including HRR [entries, qualifying lists, & draw], draw & results for Docklands, Walton, Reading, Marlow & HWR, + results for Cambridge Mays), to 2001 skiffing calendar, to 2001 international calendar (including Seville & Vienna reports & results, & GB crew lists), to Nat Champs links, to H&DARA calendar (incl Poole results), to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites.  Also a notice regarding job opportunities at the London Regatta Centre.

1 - 28 May 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar (including Docklands entry form & cancellation of Thames Ditton & Worcester), to 2001 skiffing calendar, to 2001 international calendar, to H&DARA calendar, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites.  Sad news of the death of Harry Mahon;  see tributes on the Rowing Service.

1 - 30 Apr 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar (including draw for Notts City, Chiswick, & Wallingford, results for BUSA & for Northwich Spring Head, GB squad trials report, & cancellation of Marlow Spring & Hereford), to 2001 international calendar (including World Cup info & GB crew lists), to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, & to ARA rules [including reversals agreed 21.4.01], & inclusion of Dorney links.

1 - 30 Mar 2001 : Updates to 2001 calendar [including change of venue & times for Women's & LtWts Boat Races, & results of W8H, HoRR, & Vets Head, & info on cancellation of Welsh Head, Head of the Cam, Gloucester Head, North of England Head, Kingston Head, Schools Head, & of the last 2 days of the Lent Bumps], to list of club websites, to list of championship venues, to maps of rowing locations, to International calendars for 2001, 2002, & 2005, to 2001 skiffing calendar, & to unofficial summary of Junior & Veteran age groups.  News about NWSC repairs. Unofficial list of times for University Boat Race.

1 - 28 Feb 2001 : Important notice from the ARA in consultation with MAFF about travelling from, or rowing in, Foot & Mouth infected areas.  Start order & details for W8H, & link to start order for HoRR. Updates to 2001 calendar (including poster for Kingston Head, trials results, + cancellation of heads: Henley Fours, Henley Schools, Avon County, Bedford, Burway, Norwich,  Worcester, Wallingford, Teddington Sculls, & Weybridge, also cancellation of Reading Head [but see replacement event at London Docks, & its results], and cancellation of ARA General Training Weekend), to 2001 international calendar, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websites. News of FISA rule changes, & of ARA appointments (including CCJ).  Confirmation from ARA, FISABBC, & ITN that Matthew Pinsent & Tim Foster will both be continuing to Athens.  Links to Thames conditions at Oxford & Marlow.  It is with great sadness that we heard the news of the death of Bernard Churcher.

1 - 31 Jan 2001 :  Information re this year's ARA rule changes. Updates to 2001 calendar (including cancellation of Hampton Head & of Tiffin SBH, W8H link to new website, Remenham Challenge results, revised H&D dates, & Teddington Sculls poster), to 2001 international calendar, to 2002 calendar, to maps of rowing locations, & to list of club websitesReports on the death of Marcello Minale, President of TSS, & at last news that Leo Blockley's body has been found.

2000:

1 - 31 Dec 2000 : Congratulations, Sir Steve, and our other honoured medallists.  On a much sadder note, reports (from RQ & elsewhere) that Oxford University lightweight oarsman Leo Blockley is missing after his crew's boat capsized.  Updates to 2000 regatta calendar (including senior trials results), to 2001 calendar, to International calendars for 2001, 2002, 2003, & 2004, to list of club websites, & to list of championship venues.  FISA rule changes proposed for 2001 Extraordinary Congress, & more details in FISA circulars.  HRR news from Stewards' December meeting.   Photos of NWSC floods. Summary of unofficial lists of record times.  Inclusion of Garton calendar, and of initial unofficial note re ARA rule changes for 2001.  Some of the many obsolete links have been moved to old link archive list.

1 - 30 Nov 2000 : GB coaching team announcement.  Updates to 2000 regatta calendar including cancellation of Hampton SBH & Walton SBH.   Updates to 2001 calendar (including new date of 1st April for Henley Boat Races + addition of link to H&DARA calendar), to 2001 International calendar, to 2002 International calendar, to 2003 International calendar, to 2004 International calendar, to list of club websites, & to list of championship venues.  Inclusion of unofficial summary of Junior & Veteran age groups.
Skiffing friends will have been sad to hear the news of the death of Mike Phillips (DSPC).

1 - 31 Oct 2000 :  News of Steve Redgrave's retirement.  Update to 2000 regatta calendar (including  Supersprint reports, & start order for Kingston Small Boats Head), to 2000 International calendar (including Supersprint details for 14th Oct), to 2001 calendar, to skiffing pages, to skiffing calendar, to Olympic data including photofinish link, to list of club websites, & to maps of rowing locations.

4 - 30 Sep 2000 : Updates to 2000 regatta calendar (including Great River Race info + results, updated Pairs Head poster, & Boston Marathon cancellation), to 2000 International calendar (including results from FISA Masters & updates [+ changed url] to Olympic data with results including GB H4- & H8 GOLDS & F4x SILVER), to GB team list for Olympics [changed url] (again with results), to list of GB medals at championship regattas, to unofficial lists of Olympic record times (with Sydney updates), to unofficial list of crews qualified for 2000 Olympics, to 2001 International calendar, to H&DARA calendar, to list of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, to list of championship venues, to skiffing calendar, & to Skiff Club news.  Also a notice from the London Regatta Centre about job opportunities, & for women in the UK a questionnaire from the ARA Women's Rowing Commission, & an update to list of World best times (thanks to a member of the GER HPL8 from Montreal 1992). New www.biddulph.org.uk address brought into use, and improved search engine added to the site.

2 - 28 Aug 2000 :  Updates to 2000 regatta calendar, to 2000 International calendar (including updates for FISA Masters [incl. entry list & timetable], also reports from World University Rowing ChampionshipsHome International, and results & reports from Zagreb & inclusion of results in GB team list), to 2001 International calendar, to list of championship venues, to GB team list for Olympics, to skiffing pages, to skiffing calendar, to Skiff Club news, to Nat Champs page (incl. unofficial lists of this year's winning crews, & record times), & to list of club websites. Also updated list of GB medals at championship regattas, & unofficial lists of Olympic record times, + of World Championship best times.

Jul 2000 :  Updates to 2000 International calendar (including new details for Zagreb [including GB team list], & for Franco-British match, updated details for Nations Cup (including results & GB team list), updated details [& GB team list & Saturday/Sunday results] for Coupe de la Jeunesse, updates for unofficial list of crews qualified for 2000 Olympics, & other info re Olympic qualifying regatta), inclusion of GB team list for Olympics, updates to GB team for World Cup (incl. Lucerne crews & their results), to 2000 GB regatta calendar (incl. HRR results, & Nat Champs details & results), to H&DARA calendar, to list of championship venues, to maps of rowing locations, to skiffing pages, to skiffing calendar, & to list of club websites (including new url for WARA).

Jun 2000 :  Updates to list of club websites, to 2000 regatta calendar (incl. HWR results & HRR entries & draw), to 2000 International calendar, to GB team for World Cup (incl. Vienna results), to list of World best times, & inclusion of list of Rowing World Cup best times.  Also updates to skiffing pages, to skiffing calendar, to maps of rowing locations, to list of championship venues, & to Women's Eights Head info (now including mirror of this year's results).

May 2000 : Updates to 2000 regatta calendar (including Saturday draw/ Sunday draw for London Docklands Regatta), to 2000 International calendar, to GB team for World Cup, to 2000 skiffing calendar, to 2000 H&DARA calendar, to maps of rowing locations, to my unofficial summary of the changes this year to the ARA's rules of racing, & to lists of club websites.  Updates to Nat Champs info, including appeal for help (IT & medical). Site search added.

Apr 2000 : Updates to 2000 regatta calendar (now including Wallingford & Marlow Spring cancellations, notice regarding London Docklands Regatta, & results [& statistics] of Scullers' Head), to 2000 International calendar, to unofficial list of crews qualified for 2000 Olympics, to lists of club websites, to maps of rowing locations, + inclusion of link to championship results database at Rowing.net.  Also inclusion of an unofficial summary of the changes this year to the ARA's rules of racing.

Mar 2000 : Updates to 2000 regatta calendar (now including results of  University Boat Races, Thames World Sculling ChallengeVets' Head, HoRR, Schools' HeadKingston Head & Women's 8s Head, starting order for Scullers' Head, & link to new website for Thames Ditton Regatta), 2000 International calendar, 2000 skiffing calendar (including Teddington Sculls results), 2001 calendar1999 calendar, list of championship venues, to links to maps of rowing locations, & to lists of club websites .

Feb 2000 : Updates to 2000 regatta calendar (including HoRR start order, Boat Race crew news, Teddington Sculls start order [annotated with winning crews], & Women's 8s Head start order), to 2000 International calendar (including new dates for Rowing World Cup, Munich), to 2000 skiffing calendar, to lists of club websites and of championship venues, and to links to maps of rowing locations.  News of a drowning at NWSC when a dragon boat capsized.  Also more memories of Colin Ellis, whose memorial service was held on 4th Feb.

Jan 2000: Updates to 2000 regatta calendar (including Hampton Head start list & results,  this year's Scottish events, link to Teddington Sculls poster, & results of Remenham Challenge), to 2000 skiffing calendar, to 2001 calendar, to 1999 calendar, to 2001 International calendar (including change of date of World Champs), to list of championship venues, to Kingston River Events page, to list of club websites, and to links to maps of rowing locations, together with inclusion of link to National Rowing League. Also more memories of Colin Ellis, & details of the memorial service to be held on 4th Feb.  
More sad news:
Ian Rogers (Twickenham RC & Remenham Club) died on New Years Eve;  cremation was Fri 7th Jan.
Stanley West (Kingston RC & Kingston GS) died recently
;  cremation was Thu 27th Jan.

1999:

Dec 99 : Updates to 1999 regatta calendar, 2000 regatta calendar, 2000 international calendar, 2001 international calendar, & 2002 international calendar, addition of 2003 international calendar, addition of 2000 H&DARA calendar, inclusion of HRR link (including election of new Stewards), inclusion of link re new scoreboard at NWSC, updates to list of club websites, and to links to maps of rowing locations.  Inclusion of the sad news of the recent death of Colin Ellis, and provisional plans for a celebration of his life.

Nov 99 : Updates to list of club websites, to 1999 regatta calendar (including 4s Head entries & results, start list  and now also results for Hampton Small Boats Head [& by events], & Kingston Small Boats Head results), 2000 regatta calendar, 1999 International calendar, 2000 international calendar, and to links to maps of rowing locations, also news of the Museum of the Year 1999 award to the R&RM (well-deserved!).

Oct 99 : Inclusion of poster for Kingston Small Boats Head, updates to list of club websites, 1999 regatta calendar (including Kingston Junior 4s Head results), 2000 regatta calendar,  2000 international calendar, list of championship venues, skiffing pages, & 1999 skiffing calendar, also inclusion of link to IOC anti-doping code (following report from RQ of a positive test in China), and updates to list of club websites, to links to maps of rowing locations, & to list of crews qualified for 2000 Olympics (including Asian results).

Sep 99 :  News on the newsgroup that the OUBC boathouse has burnt down, also report from RQ.  
DJB's rowing pages updated  4 - 30 Sep 99 : Update to 1999 International calendar (including results of FISA Masters), also updates to list of Championship venuesskiffing pages & 1999 skiffing calendar, with inclusion of SC regatta results & other regatta results, update to 1999 regatta calendar (including details of Northern Rowing Council's Autumn Sculling Series, results of last regattas of H&D ARA season, & H&DARA final championship tablesSouth Coast Championships [now updated to include report as well as results]), to 2000 regatta calendar, to International calendars for 2000, 2001, & 2002, and to list of club websites.

Aug 99 : Updates to 1999 International calendar (including results, start lists, entries, & competitors' names for World Championships [also updated GB team list, now including their results INCLUDING H4- GOLD & 4 SILVERS, updated list of GB medals, & start of list of crews qualified for 2000 Olympics], draw for FISA Masters, entries  & results for World Junior Championships, & results from Commonwealth Regatta), to 1999 regatta calendar, to 1999 skiffing calendar, to skiffing pages, to club websites, to links to maps of rowing locations, to 2000 international calendar, and to 2000 regatta calendar.  Also inclusion of list of World best times, including new times set at Lucerne, Plovdiv, & St Catharines (updated again), & unofficial list of winning crews & times from 1999 UK Nat Champs.

Jul 99 : Updates to 1999 regatta calendar (including Kingston Amateur Regatta programme, draw, & corrected resultsNat Champs draw, timetable, & results, & HRR  results), to 1999 International calendar (including Lucerne reports, Nations Cup results, & GB team news for World Champs & World Junior Champs), to championship venues, to 1999 skiffing calendar, to skiffing pages [including the sad news of the death of Robin Roberts (WSPC)], to 2000 regatta calendar (including dates for Evesham), to club websites, to links to maps of rowing locations, and inclusion of further Nat Champs links.

Jun 99 : Updates to 1999 regatta calendar (including HRR entry details, draw,  & qualifying race results, HWR results, Docklands cancellation, & Cambridge Mays, also a number of updates from H&DARA), to 1999 International calendar (including Vienna results & link to Commonwealth Regatta), to club websites (including a link from LEH to the Anna Fangen Memorial Fund), to links to maps of rowing locations, and to the new ARA website, the ARA Rules, & to the Top 100 Rowing Web Sites.

May 99 : Updates to 1999 regatta calendar (including BUSA Regatta, Notts City, & NSR results from Martin Saxon), to club websites, to links to maps of rowing locations, to 1999 International calendar (including Hazewinkel World Cup results), to championship venues, to 1999 skiffing calendar, skiffing pages, and SC news (including reports on London to Paris record [arrived Paris early on Friday 28th, more than a day inside the old record], & changed dates for Great River Race & SC Regatta).

Apr 99 : Inclusion of summary of Olympic Qualifying system, Teddington Sculls results, GB trials results, summary of 1999 (& 1998) updates to ARA Rules of Racing, update to 1999 regatta calendar (including International Supersprint, Boat Race report & unofficial times), 1999 International calendar, 2000 regatta calendar, 2000 International calendar1999 skiffing calendar, skiffing pages, and SC news, to club websites, to links to maps of rowing locations, and to championship venues (including candidate venues for 2003 World Championships - Senior & Junior).  Also updated opening hours for the River & Rowing Museum.

Mar 99 : Update to 1999 regatta calendar (including results for HORR, Veteran's Head, Henley Boat RacesKingston Head, Women's 8s Head, and Schools Head,  link to the Henley Boat Races, & results from Oxford Torpids) and 1999 International calendar, to 2000 International calendar, to club websites, to championship venues, to links to maps of rowing locations, to skiffing page (with inclusion of Richard Gooderick's skiffing page), updates to Skiff Club news, & 1999 skiffing calendar, and link to Rachel's Total Rowing Weekly, and to the ARA Water Safety Code.  

Feb 99 : Update to 1999 regatta calendar (including corrected details for Kingston Head [and addition of S4 8o], results of Cambridge Lents, inclusion of 16th May (which I'd lost before), and new date for Thames World Sculling Challenge), to 2000 International calendar, to links to maps of rowing locations, to Kingston River Events, and to club websites.

Jan 99 : Update to 1999 regatta calendar (including results from Hampton Head on the Tideway, cancellation of Stourport Head, CANCELLATION of rearranged Kingston Small Boats Head, and inclusion of regatta dates later in the year), to 2000 regatta calendar, to 1999 International calendar, to Championship venue list, to links to maps of rowing locations, and to club websites.

1998:

Dec 98 : Updates to 1998 regatta calendar, to 1999 regatta calendar, to 1999, 2000, 2001, & 2002 International calendars, to Championship venue list, to W8H 99 page, to links to maps of rowing locations, and to club websites.

Nov 98 : Updates to 1998 regatta calendar (including results of Hampton Small Boats Head, and postponement of Kingston Small Boats Head) also updates to advance information in 1999 & 2000 calendars, to International calendars for 1999 & 2000, to links to maps of rowing locations, and to club websites

Oct 98 : Updates to 1998 regatta calendar (including Kingston Junior 4s Head results & Kingston Small Boats Head event notice, plus cancellation of Henley Sculls), to 1999 regatta calendar, to International calendars for 1999 & 2000, to club websites, to skiffing pages (including start order & results for Doubles Marathon, & final totals for 1998 Ormiston trophy), and to links to maps of rowing locations.  Invitation to comment on ARA rules.  Also addition of The Row Ring, and of a new page for Kingston River Events.

Sep 98 : Updates to 1998 regatta calendar (including belated inclusion of results from Kingston Amateur Regatta, & inclusion of Cambridge Sm Bt Hd & Autumn Head), to International calendars for 1998 (including details for World Championships [congratulations to GB team, with 3 golds & 1 silver]) and for 1999, to club websites, to skiffing pages (including start order  & results for Singles Marathon, full results of Inter-Club races, & update to SC news), to Championship venue list, and to links to maps of rowing locations.  Also addition of link for River & Rowing Museum, which is now open, and for Random Rowing Links page, and changed time for HORR in 1999 UK calendar, together with updates on regatta info.

Aug 98 : Updates to 1998 regatta calendar, to International calendar for 1998 (including details for World Championships, World Junior Championships, & results of Coupe de la Jeunesse), to club websites, to Championship venue list, to skiffing pages, and to links to maps of rowing locations.  Also addition of provisional lists of winning crews & record times from Nat Champs.

Jul 98 : Updates to 1998 regatta calendar (including Nat Champs draw & results, and results of HRR), to International calendars for 1998 (including addition of Franco-British Match results, & of details for World Junior Championships) and 1999, to club websites, to Championship venue list, to skiffing page (including link to WSPC pages), link to online FISA rulebook, and to links to maps of rowing locations.

Jun 98 : Updates to 1998 regatta calendar (including draw, timetable, & details of record entry for HRR [+ details for qualifying races], & HWR results), to International calendar for 1998  (including results from the World Cup in Munich & list of GB crews), to Championship venue list, skiffing calendar, and to club websites (where I am particularly pleased to have been able to include a link to the new website of LMBC). Addition of new page of links to maps of rowing locations. 

May 98 : Updates to 1998 regatta calendar, International calendars for 1998 & 1999, skiffing calendar, Skiff Club news, and club websites.  

Apr 98 :  Updates to 1998 regatta calendar, (including postponement of Wallingford, and addition of Met Regatta link), international calendar, skiffing page (including inclusion of Skiff Club news), skiffing calendar, and club websites.  University Boat race 1998 times and records added.   Nat Champs official pages have been updated.  Championship venue list now includes candidates for 2002 Senior & 2001/2 Junior World Championships.

Mar 98 :  Teddington Sculls results included. Women's Eights Head :  updated version of results now available (also by events, and alphabetical). Updates to 1998 regatta calendar (Results for The Head, Vets Head, Henley Boat Races, starting order & results for Kingston Head, final confirmation of Molesey Head results, Weybridge Veteran Head results, Cambridge Lents final results in B&W from Cambridge or in colour from St Annes, Oxford, & now also Torpids final results). Also updates to Nat Champs pages, to club websites, to Gavin Dods' copy of the ARA's guidance notes to regattas about the points system, and to the1998 international calendar & 1999 calendar.

Feb 98 : Women's Eights Head unofficial start order (UPDATED 21.2.98) (also lists of entries alphabetically & by events), link to Nat Champs page added, updates to club websites, to 1998 regatta calendar (Cambridge Lents results in B&W from Cambridge or in colour from St Annes, Oxford, Molesey results added, but they are provisional at present), to the 1998 International calendar, to the list of Championship venues, and to the early part of the 1999 calendar.

Jan 98 : updates to club websites (including new page for KRC), to 1998 regatta calendar (including Women's Eights Head notice, new HWR page, and new arrangements for Cambridge Lents), and 1998 International calendar, plus note re new FISA page, & link to Mildred Boon's Aiguebelette photos.

1997:

Dec 97:  Link here to the new FISA page, the Triton animated GIFs, and updates to 1997 regatta/head links, also 1997 international, 1998 UK, 1998 International, and club websites.  Events in previous years moved to a separate page.

Nov 97: 1997 regatta/head links (including [inter alia] info from Fours Head , Kingston Small Boats Head, and Tiffin Small Boats Head), Championship venues and 1998 international links (including Worlds 98), club websites, and further reminders re 1997 ARA Rule changes.

Oct 97: updates to 1997 regatta/head links (including Kingston Junior Fours Head results, and very belatedly Kingston Amateur Regatta results), updates to international calendar links (with St Catharines news added to 1999), and to club websites, and inclusion of  new FISA links.  Also update of 1997 skiff racing calendar & skiffing page to include Doubles Marathon start order, Doubles Marathon results, Singles Marathon start order, Singles Marathon results, SC Regatta results, & Ormiston update.  Inclusion of links to Atlantic Rowing Race.  Also updated, my reminder of ARA rule changes.

Sep 97: updates to GB crews for World Championships, after their record-breaking performances, also to 1997 regatta/head links, to skiff racing calendar (including postponement of Doubles Marathon & rescheduling of SC Regatta), to club websites, to list of International Championship venues, and to add link to the splendid Rowers Resource results database.  There is updated info from Gavin Dods on the next event at Bedford, and on the Eastern Rowing Council.

29 Aug 97: to include link to RQ's Rowing Service Worlds Index.  See also other World Champs links. Also updates to unofficial summary of ARA rule changes .

11 - 26 Aug 97: updates to GB crews for World Championships, and World Junior Championships, to international calendar links (including World Champs websites), & also inclusion of missing JF2x FA result from World Junior Champs.

3 - 6 Aug 97: links to SaturdaySunday race results & team results for the Coupe de la Jeunesse, also late changes to GB Coupe team, and updates to international calendar links (including World Junior Championships, Nations Cup, and Home Countries).

27 Jul - 1 Aug 97: inclusion of timetable for Coupe de la Jeunesse, results of Franco-British match, updates to 1998 UK regatta links.

Also previously in 1997: GB crews for Nations Cup and Franco-British match, inclusion of National Championships results, confirmation of HWR finals results, and updates to GB World Cup crews page (including Lucerne results).

A few extra links added to rowing page 8 Jun & 27 Jul 97.

Revised 12 Jan 97 to put DJB's rowing activities on a separate page out of the way!


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