Borne at Chiswick Regatta
Brad and Les won MasE.2x at Borne at Chiswick Regatta on 6 May. The regatta ran smoothly despite a stiff crosswind, a credit to officials who were both competent and remarkably relaxed. Perhaps they spike the umpires' tea at the morning briefing? The race itself was uneventful: the TSS and Ardingly doubles sculled tidily but conditions suited the big Sons crew.
Les was too modest to mention that the winning margin was three lengths. Some might have expected no less of the Pennant holders in MasE2x in the Pairs Head of the River Race, but expectation can weigh a boat down. Ed