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Registered: November 2008
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A yearly event on the Tamar called Henley on Tamar where boat crews from schools and clubs race against each other.

Ah, isnt that nice, the wife of the Cambridge president is hugging the cox of the Oxford crew ~ BBC commentator
· Date: Sat September 9, 2017 · Views: 216 ·
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Registered: December 2009
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Sat September 9, 2017 11:48pm

Perfect in my mind for the weekly theme. At a distance I always think of mosquitoes when I see these boats on the surface of the water.


Registered: June 2013
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Tue September 12, 2017 3:36pm

Excellent David - maybe the crew in the foreground are men but with a lady cox as her hair gives that away (however some men who have long hair wear it like that!) Crews of two in the distance so I guess not in the same race. Interesting that the name of the event is Henley-on-Tamar - is that because of Henley-on-Thames in the UK?

Registered: November 2008
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Sat September 16, 2017 10:54pm

An all ladies crew John from one of the Church colleges.

The Henley bit is a bit of a take off on the British event.

There is only one race in progress and that is at the far end of the course.

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