Archive for month: August, 2009

The next Winter Time Trial is on the weekend of 12-13 September. Entries are due with ACTRA a week beforehand, and earlier with your club. World Rowing Championships – Finals this weekend This weekend sees the finals of the World Championships in Poland. In particular, Canberra’s Sarah Cook is racing in the W2- on Saturday night. Reports are available at Rowing Australia and the events can be watched on streaming video at WCSN as advertised on the Rowing Australia web site.

The final results of Saturday’s time trial are here. The provisional results of Sunday’s time trial are here. Rowing Aust. looking for Operations & Logistics Manager The National Rowing Centre of Excellence invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Operations and Logistics Manager. The position is full time and will be based in Canberra. This positions primary purpose is to effectively manage the logistical and administrative operations of the NRCE and in particular the planning and conduct of international team tours, national training camps and selection trials. Details can be found on the Rowing Australia web site. Melbourne Uni Boat Club turning 150 -advertisement The Melbourne University Boat Club turns 150 on 3rd September and the committee has commissioned a history of the club which is a “fabulous publication about the history of the club, the Yarra, Melbourne and the University. Even if one didnt read a word of the text the pictures and the captions tell a terrific story”. A flyer is available here [2Mb PDF].

The provisional results from this mornings small boat winter time trial have been published here.

The start list for Sunday, 16 August has been published here.

The start list for Saturday, 15 August has been published here.

The World Junior Rowing Championships ended on the weekend in France with Amy Fowler (JW4x) and Angus Moore (JM4+) both came second in they A final. A fantastic result for both of them. For all the Australian results, see the Rowing Australia web site.

The forth time trial weekend in the 2009 series is on 15-16 August. Entries through clubs are due at ACTRA this Sunday. See your club for details. Winter Time Trial #4 – call for BRO assistance ACTRA is requesting assistance with running WTT#4. Volunteers are required for either or both Saturday and Sunday. Please coordinate through your club, or directly with ACTRA. Boat Licence Course – 23 September NSW Maritime will be running a boat licence seminar and test in Canberra on 23 September. The course will be run at the Canberra Grammar School gymnasium. Details and bookings are available from your club. Level One Rowing Coaching Course – 06 September A Level One Rowing Coaching course is now open for bookings. It will be held at the Canberra Girls Grammar School Aquatic Centre at a cost of $170 per participant. Bookings must be made through the rowing clubs and clubs must submit nominations by 30 August. There are limited seats available. World Junior Rowing Championships – in progress The World Juniors has been running for a couple of days. Detailed results are available from the FISA web site. Aussie commentary is available from Rowing Australia. Watch how well the ACT’s Amy Fowler (W4x) and Angus Moore (M4+) are doing!!!