Archive for month: January, 2010

The results of todays regatta can be found here. The weather was very good for summer with the temperature
varying from 16� to 26�C and the wind
blowing from 13 to 26 kph from the east.

This swimming event is being held on Yarramundi Reach on 06 Feb and this area of
the lake is closed to all others from 09:30 to 13:30.

An amended draw has been published here. This draw removes an unintended delay between races and so you
should check the new start times carefully.

The ISRA Regatta is being held on 20-21 February on the
Yarramundi Reach rowing course. Entries close 17:00 09 February 2010.

The CGS Regatta is scheduled for 13 February with entries closing with ACTRA on
03 February. All entries must be through a club and entries will close with clubs
before 03 February.

The final draw for next Saturday’s regatta has been published here.

The National Capital
has issued warnings for blue-green algae in LBG:

  • Extreme Alert for East Basin – water closed for primary contact – Rowing
  • High Alert for Lotus Bay, Yarralumla Beach, Black Mountain Beach, and
    Weston Park East and West beaches – water closed for primary contact – rowing
  • Medium Alert for the Ferry Terminal area in West Basin – take care

Also note that there are high levels up the Molonglo River and it is closed
above the Silvia Curley Bridge.

All boats are to be in the marshalling area at Kings Ave Bridge at 5:45PM. We
need to get everyone through Central Basin before other boats get in the way, the
organisers have put us down as the first race so the water won’t be chopped
up too much for us. The race starts at 6:10pm and will be called live to the
crowd at Regatta Point. There are several other events going on around that time
and all crews are advised to keep a good lookout, there will be other users on
the lake in the vicinity who may not be used to rowers. The course
[500kb pdf] and exclusion zone information has been provided. Fancy dress is

An ACTAS/AIS NTC 5.5km time trial will be held this Friday 22nd January as part
of the selection process for the 2010 national teams. It is a mandatory event for
those athletes intending to nominate for the U23 and open teams (inc. adaptive).
Contact Gordon Marcks at ACTAS for details [Mob: 0407 787 270].

Any ACT athletes thinking about national selection need to act quickly. Go to the
Rowing Australia web site and to Gordon Marcks at ACTAS [Mob:
0407 787 270] for more information.