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Captain's Log

Latest news, requests, moans and cajoling from the skipper

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  • Deneb Captain's Log XXX

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 18th February 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    Hope everyone had a nice weekend !

    Beautiful conditions for rowing Saturday and Sunday, hope everyone enjoyed it. Thanks Laurent for coxing on Saturday. Let’s keep training 😊

    Please update your availability through to the end of March onto Fitclub, so we can plan better the outings and possible racing combos, also please renew your BR- Memberships if they are due now, so you can race. Don’t forget Crew selection (and we are already training for Spring/Summer) will be based on Training (ergs, ergs score, attitude) and Availability. Please consider every session as an opportunity to improve and get fitter.

    Also we are looking for someone to drive the Cygnet-Launch for the following events.

    • 2nd March – Hammersmith Head @1 pm  • 15th March – Schools Head @ 12pm

    Please let me know, if you can help out.

    This week Training:

    Tuesday:

    This week Tuesday, No circuits, we will be in the shed ! We will go back to school for circuits next week !
    Erg: 2x20' @ R22, 3' rest, approx. 2k+12s
    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Wednesday:
    Weights Core, warm up properly pair with someone who was there in the introduction focus on technique.

    Thursday:
    3 x 6’ @ R24, 3' rest, approx. 2k + 3s
    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Thursday Social: Please watch out Rupert’s email.

    Outings This Weekend: will follow…

    Have a nice Monday and a better week.

    Cris

    Dates for your Diary:

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  • Deneb Captain's Log XVIX

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 11th February 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    Happy Monday! Hope everyone is doing well!

    Good training session this Weekend! Saturday good work in an 8+ despite the strong wind, nice 40 min coached erg in the 2nd session. Sunday, better conditions, fast stream, we had a 4x, a 4- and a 2x. Also we have, 2 fresh signed steersmen ( Congrats Mustafa, Rupert for reaching Level 1). Let’s keep improving !

    Please load availability through to the end of March onto Fitclub, so we can work out racing crews, also please renew your BR- Memberships if they are due now, so you can race ;) .

    This week, Social (as per Rupert’s email) :

    Tomorrow Tuesday 12th February, Cygnet 129th Birthday - good excuse to have a very informal, casual drink in Ye White Hart – but only after training!

    Also, this Thursday , Matt B is cooking, please let him know if you are staying for Food after Training.

    This week Training:

    Tuesday:
    Circuits : 19:15pm Cavendish School, Edensor Road, Chiswick W4 2RG. If you go direct to the school be there at 19:10. If you go via the club, people will be leaving there no later than 19.00. Can everyone please bring a towel and a drink to each session.

    or Erg 30’ @ R20

    Wednesday:
    Weights Core, warm up properly pair with someone who was there in the introduction focus on technique.

    Thursday Ergs:
    If you have done your 5k, please submit your times, if you haven’t done it please do it

    3x8’ @ R24, 4’ rest, approx. 5k pace or 30’ @ R20

    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Outings This Weekend: will follow…

    Have a nice Monday and a better week.

    Cris

    Dates for your Diary:

    • 12th February: Birthday Drinks, Ye White Hart 19:30 - 20:00
    • 24th February: Cygnet AGM
    • 2nd March: Hammersmith Head
    • 30th March: HoRR
    • 31st March: Vets Head
    • 12th – 14th April: Training Camp (Details to follow but save the date)

    Dates for your Diary:

    12th February 

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  • Deneb Captain's Log XXVIII

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 5th February 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    I hope everyone had a great Weekend!!

    Good "fresh" sessions on the Tideway both days, Saturday we had two 8+ (Thanks Barry and Niall for coxing) and Sunday a 4- and 1x. Well done everyone ! It is very cold, so please bring enough warm kit for the water sessions and let's continue with the good work!!

    Please load availability through to the end of March onto Fitclub, so we can work out racing crews, also please renew your BR- Memberships if they are due now, so you can race ;) .

    Training this week:

    Tuesday:
    Circuits : 19:15pm Cavendish School, Edensor Road, Chiswick W4 2RG. If you go direct to the school be there at 19:10. If you go via the club, people will be leaving there no later than 19.00. Can everyone please bring a towel and a drink to each session.

    Erg: 3 x 10' @ R20, approx. 5k+3s, 5' rest

    Wednesday:
    Weights Core, warm up properly pair with someone who was there in the introduction focus on technique.

    Thursday:
    If you haven't done it: 5km Test / Free Rate , I will be there at 19:00

    If you have done your 5k:

    Erg: 3 x 10' @ R20, approx. 5k+3s, 5' rest
    or 2x20' @ R22, 3' rest, approx. 2k+12s

    Conditioning circuit and stretching

    Outings This Weekend: will follow…

    Social Thursday
    As per Rupert’s email Tom B will be cooking, please let him know by Weds eve if you are staying for Food this Thursday.

    Have a nice Tuesday and a better week.

    Cris

    Dates for your Diary:

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