The Carrow Cup 2016

My thanks to Alison for the bones of this post: We arrived  in plenty of time to meet our back up team then turned ourselves in to Elves in the pub car park! We launched Ouse Rewet down the very steep ramp, eyed up some of the competition and collected our number.

Jumped in the skiff and made our way down the river to the start … And we were off…. We rowed hard and fast it was a warm day and we were hot! We were doing OK then a bit of a tangle of oars and I think someone might of sworn!! But we kept on going as fast as we could getting hotter and hotter. It was hard work! But we made it in 26 minutes.

And although we didn’t win the races; the Elves from Lynn certainly bought a smile to a few Faces!!!

After the boat was towed away (thank you towing team) we got a lift back up the river to the boat house and had bacon butties toast eggs beans and mugs of tea. Still in our Elf costumes we got a Taxi back to the start pub for a pint and back home.

Thanks to Scottie for driving us

 

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Author: Bob Panrucker

"If you believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing, half so worth doing as - simply messing around in boats!"

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