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U39 of 2019
Horse Reach (Lower) - Richmond Rail Bridge - Arch Closures

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Captain's Log

Latest news, requests, moans and cajoling from the skipper

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  • LVVIII Deneb Captain's log

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 3rd December 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    I hope everyone had a nice weekend. The weather is beginning to be “very fresh” so please keep warm.

    Saturday, good outing in an 8+. Thanks to the Beth, coxes, Iain for subbing, and all of you who stayed to rig the new VIII and helped sitting the boat in the 2nd Outing.

    Sunday, we had a few 1x going to Putney warming up for this week Scullers Head (11.30) where we have 5 entries:

    333 CYG - Piguet
    344 CYG - Sears
    359 CYG - Ozyurt
    366 CYG - Bailey
    491 CYG - Du Parc Braham

    Also boats to cheer for

    146 BBL - Oakley
    516 BBL - Powell
    523 BBL - Darling

    Good Luck to all of them and may the force be with them for the row back 😉

    Thursday Social: watch out Rupert’s email.

    Training and Races:

    The main events for the first quarter of 2020 are in Fitclub, Please update your availabilityin https://www.fitclub.me/ ,(for all sessions) to start planning

    Gentle reminder cut off day for outings on the weekends is Tuesday!
    We will have a squad meeting Thursday the 19th – 19:00.

    Monday:
    Weights- Focus on technique

    Tuesday: 19:00 to try to start together (19.15)
    Erg: 3x6’ R24 3’ rest @ 5k pace
    Core and Stretching

    Wednesday
    Weights: Focus on technique

    Thursday:
    Non-scullers head erg: 2x(5’10’5’) R18/20/22 with 3’ rest.
    Scullers headaches erg: visualisation on ergo 20mins light with bursts.
    Core and Stretching

    This Weekend Outings will follow

    Have a nice Tuesday and a better rest of the week!

    Cris

    Dates for your Diary:

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  • LXVII Deneb Captains Log

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 25th November 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    I hope everyone had a nice weekend.

    We had HoR4s (Saturday) and Vets Fours Head (Sunday). Many Thanks to all volunteers, helpers – Boating, Parking Marshalling, Launch Drivers – for their hard work during the weekend, BBL for their catering (especially Sam). Also many thanks to Rupert for organising a fantastic Thanksgiving dinner on Saturday evening. Unfortunately no Cygnet Crews this year (Blame the captain 😉)/  Next Stop Scullers Head, where we have five entries. Let’s keep up the good work until Christmas.

    This Week:

    Training:
    Please update your availability in https://www.fitclub.me/ for all the sessions – (including weights and ergs, so we can plan which of them are going to be coached) and log on your erg results - cut off day for outings Tuesday evening!

    Monday:
    Weights- Focus on technique

    Tuesday: 19:00 to try to start together (19.15)
    Erg: 2x2/2/2km @ R18/20/22 2' rest, approx. 30' R20 + 5s
    Core and Stretching

    Wednesday:
    Weights- Focus on technique

    Thursday: (LTR will be also there, so please share the shed)
    Erg: 4 x 4' @ 24/26, 4' rest, 2km split
    Core and Stretching

    This week Thursday Social: watch out Rupert’s email.

    This Weekend Outings will follow

    Have a nice Monday and a better rest of the week!

    Cris

    Dates for your Diary:

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  • LVXI Deneb Captain's Log

    Author: Neil Pickford | Date: 5th November 2019

    Dear Cygnets,

    I hope everyone had a nice weekend.

    Saturday:
    Good Session on the water in a 4x and 4- to the Pink Lodge and back. It followed rugby in the bar (Thanks Rupert for organising breakfast) and a good LTR session in the Tank/erg.

    Sunday:
    Nice Sculling Pod. (Thanks Matt for the driving the launch)

    Let’s keep up the good work till Christmas 😉

    This week:

    Training:
    Please update your availability in https://www.fitclub.me/ for all the sessions/races – (including weights and ergs, so we can plan which of them are going to be coached) and log on your erg results - cut off day for outings Tuesday! Also if you are keen to do Scullers Head please let me know asap.

    Monday:
    Weights - Focus on technique

    Tuesday: 19:00 to try to start together (19.15)
    Erg - 2x20' @ R22, 3' rest  approx. 2k+12s
    Core and Stretching

    Wednesday:
    Weights - Focus on technique

    Thursday: (LTR will be also there, so please share the shed)
    Erg - 3 x 6' @ R2, 3' rest, approx. 5k pace
    Core and Stretching
    Thursday Social: watch out Rupert’s email.

    This Weekend Outings will follow

    Have a nice Tuesday and a better rest of the week!

    Cris

    Dates for your Diary:

    • 23rd November: HoR4s, 12.45. Lend a hand if you can
    • 24th November: Vet 4s Head, 9.45 (Flood Tide). Lend a hand if you can
    • 7th December: Scullers Head, 11.30. If you are keen to race please let me know ASAP

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