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Modus Operandi: Row, Row, Row (Part Two)

Or… Yes, Actually, We Do Row When The Weather Is Miserable.So, City of Bristol Head was just a week away and our little stretch of the Avon had been un-rowable for weeks. Things weren’t looking great for Minerva as we tried to prepare for our final head race of the...
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Monkton Bluefriars Small Boats Head 2013

What started as a dark and gloomy day, soon turned into a glorious, sunny day down on the River Avon on 12 October.11 Minerva Crews lined up to take part in the Monkton Bluefriars Head race.All of the club’s senior and veteran squads were represented as they were...
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Monmouth Autumn Head of the River & Chester Head 2013

As unisuit-shaped tans began to fade, the temperature dropped, and rowing clubs all over the country began to stock up on fleece-lined leggings, one very determined crew at Minerva was getting a head start on the rest of the club and preparing for their first head race...
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Worcester Regatta 2013

Another regatta, another early start for the women’s IM3.4+ (Sarah, Kat, Liz and Laura) and ‘the Gods’ (Mark, Chris, Andy and Vince, MasC.4+) – as we headed to Worcester with dreams of glory, and pots, and pots of glory!The Gods’ race was an early one, so we...
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World Masters 2013 - Varese, Italy

Minerva Bath’s Klaus Riekemann claimed a gold medal hat-trick at the World Masters in Varese, Italy.The inspirational Riekemann was one of a record 3,355-strong field at the global competition and triumphed in an age group two below his own to record his first victory...
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Ross Regatta 2013

Next on the Minerva list was Ross Regatta over the bank holiday weekend (25 - 26 August 2013).The Women's Master Squad loaded the trailer and made their way up the M5 to Ross on Wye. Two crews were entered on the Sunday. The W.MasC.4+ crew of Hayley, Elaine, Heather,...
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Bewdley Regatta 2013

In the early hours of Saturday 27th July, boats were loaded onto ‘Sulley’ (Steve's blue car!) to make the two hour journey up the M5 to Bewdley.The regatta at Bewdley takes place right in the centre of the small picturesque Georgian town on the River Severn. When we...
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Henley Masters 2013

Minerva's Master contingent made their way to Henley Masters on the 12th - 13th July.Jane, Sue, Jocelyn and Laura C coxed by Helen C were up against St Neots RC on the Friday and put in a valiant effort but just lost out.Tim B took the course on in a single and double...
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