Sunday’s snow and cancellation of the second division didn’t deter Peterborough city rowers from Boston Head, as 3 crews claimed their wins after a frosty first division.
Camilla plumb won the women lightweight single achieving a time of 22:32.9 over the 5 kilometre course. She was 17 seconds ahead of Nottingham Trent university in second. Club member Anna Robotham also competed in the same category but for time only. She achieved a respectable time of 24:20.6.
Jack Ward, Steve Tuck, Ian Davis, Pete Dolby, Jim Burt, Alasdair Ryder, Graham Barks, Ian Palmer and cox Rosie Turp won the Open Masters D eights category, beating two Nottingham and Union crews by over a minute.
It was an impressive row from Thomas Jackson and Thomas bodily as they rowed up two age groups to win the j18 double sculls. They achieved a time of 20:18.2 which led them to victory by 7 seconds ahead of Kings School Ely.
Another devoted duo that had an exceptional row was Hayley Shipton and Helen Griffiths, who came second in the Women’s doubles, just 10 seconds behind Nottingham Trent University.
Hannah Parker coxed the oarsome eight of Hayley Marsters, Gail Parker, Gemma Singleton, Jo Canton, Tina Allen, Ilektra Apostolidou, Kate Read and Sarah Shelton to a second place finish in the Women’s Open Eight category behind City of Sheffield. They did well do just get ahead of Lady Sheffield in third.
Juniors Benjamin Mackenzie and Jack Collins came second in the Men’s Open Tier 1 double sculls followed by fellow club members George Bushell and Mike King in third, 22 seconds behind them.
Junior girls Jenna Taylor, Georgina Parker, Hannah Bassett and Sarah Watson came second in the Women’s Open Tier 1 coxless quads. They were only 19 seconds behind Hollingworth Lake Rowing Club.
James Toynton and Alex Leverage rowed up two age groups to achieve third and fourth place in a tough J18 Open Tier 1 singles category. Club mate Alex Roberts came 3rd in the tier 2 category.
Jordan Beale and Alex Totty came second in a Peterborough / Shefield Hallam University composite crew. They finished second in the Men’s Open Coxless Pair category behind Norwich Rowing club.