Entries by Jon Marsden

Worcester Spring Regatta 2015

The Accies raced admirably at the Worcester Spring Regatta, 2015, coming home with some pots and some sunburns! After some trailering issues which resulted in both men’s and women’s squads borrowing boats from the Worcester Boat Club, the accies managed to get in some great racing. The men’s squad put out a coxed four, which […]

Vets Head 2014

It was a wild, wet and windy day when 9 intrepid Academicals travelled to London for Veteran IVs Head of the River Race. The Oxford Accies fielded two boats, one men’s quad and a women’s 4+. Due to the severe weather conditions the usual course (6.8km, with the tide) was cut to 4.8km just before […]

Cambridge Winter Head

In November 2014 Accies entered a women’s 8+ in Cambridge Winter Head. The day presented a few challenges, some more critical than others: crew members almost slipping from the grassy bank into the river; a spider invasion; and a racing line incorporating two very sharp bends to test our cox’s skill, nerve, and ability to […]