Approaching the end of head race season, Robs members have been active across the squads to good effect. Here’s our round up…


Rob Roy/Ely 4- won their Masters A-C event at Nottingham Head of the Trent last weekend.

[Photo*: Iain Weir Photography]

Crew list:

  • Str. Chris Owen
  • 3. Ben Hicks
  • 2. Rob Stark
  • Bow. Chris Covey

The new Fillipi VIII had its maiden race for time only at the same venue.

[Photo*: Iain Weir Photography]

Crew list:

  • Cox. Charlie Orrock
  • Str. Rob Stark
  • 7. John Hale
  • 6. Dan Clift
  • 5. Ben Hicks
  • 4. Chris Covey
  • 3. Leo Lundgren
  • 2. Chris Owen
  • Bow. Ed Parkhouse

Also last weekend, Leg 3 completed Winter League racing with Stefan Graf winning his Masters 1x event as well as fastest single sculler overall. The Leys/Rob Roy Mens VIII team won Masters C 8+.
Crew list:

  • Sarah Allen (cox)
  • Nick Chapman (str)
  • Simon Hames (manager)
  • Adrian Boyle
  • Alex Barrett
  • Mark Buckingham
  • David Dix
  • Stefan Gräf
  • Ian Grant
  • Luke Pendlebury
  • Robert Oeffner

Robs Masters women joined an Xpress sculler to form a winning WMas B 4x composite.

[Photo: Silvia Breu]

Crew list:

  • Anna-rosa Gejlsbjerg
  • Katherine Webster
  • Silvia Breu (from x-press)
  • Andrea Bosnyak

Amy Bland enjoyed a double win racing at Norwich Head last weekend. Amy won WJ16 1x for Rob Roy and WJ16 2x racing for Sudbury with doubles partner Molly.

A large number of Robs juniors raced Winter League this year with some of the older boys winning J15 4x+
Crew list:

  • Tom Clements
  • Alex Turnbull
  • Robbie
  • Callum

with various people coxing for the three WL races

Mens Squad are now training hard for the upcoming HoRR on 23 March with Masters Men working towards competing at Vesta Veterans Head on the 24th. Rob Roy juniors have the short course Champs Junior Sculling Head to look forward to on the 17th.

*NB Photos may not be reproduced without permission: Iain Weir Photography