Bideford Regatta

It was perfect weather conditions for this year’s home regatta. Crews from all over the South West descended on Bideford Quayside.

Four firsts, four seconds and three thirds made for a very successful day for the Bideford Blues.

The first race of the day and the first win was the Masters Handicapped Fours. The Vet D crew of Colin Pennington, Steve Clements, Nigel Cann, Neil Pennington and Chloe Pennington (cox) came home in front of the composite crew from Bideford Blues and Bideford Reds. The crew was made up of Dave Bates, Dave Powe, Dave Godfrey and Alistair Peake.

It was first for Dave Byrnes and Milo George in the Men’s Senior B Double Sculls with Milo going on to win the Men’s Senior B Single Sculls. The fourth win of the day went to the Mixed Senior C Fours. Zoe Robertson, Annie Cook teamed up with Dave Byrnes and Milo George with Tina Robertson (cox).

Second place went to Annie Cook in the Ladies Senior C Sculls while the Ladies Junior 16 Quad Fours of Shannon Monaghan, Shelby May, Charlotte Berry and Kirsty Snow with Zoe Robertson (cox) also settled for second place. Dave Byrnes came in second behind Milo George in the Men’s Senior B Single Sculls with the Ladies Senior C Fours of Zoe Robertson, Frances Lethbridge, Annie Cook and Jess Myers with Tina Robertson (cox) brought home the final second position.

Charlotte Berry and Jo Moulder came in third place in the Ladies Junior 16 Double Sculls. This time it was third place for Alistair Peake in the Masters Handicapped Single Sculls and also for Annie Cook and Jess Myers in the Ladies Senior C Double Sculls.

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