South Coast Championships , Netley , Southampton

Shanklin Sandown Rowing club took five crews to the season ending South Coast championships at Netley Park, Southampton.

The boy's J16 quad produced the best result of the day finishing in the runners up spot behind Lymington.

The crew of Carter Horrix, Ollie Hatch, Arlo Adds, Ben Smith & Kayleigh Batchelor (cox) qualified comfortably for the final, where they faced some established crews from across the south. They crew acquitted themselves well beating Itchen into second place right on the line.

The Ladies novice crew of Beth Katirewa, Damia Robert, Roxy Browne, Frances Kateriwa & Yas Wright (cox), produced an excellent result in their first competitive race with this line up, securing third spot on the podium.

There were fifth place finishes in their respective finals, for both the J16 girl's quad of Esme Walters, Damia Robert and the Katirewa sisters & the Masters 40 crew of Kev Faithfull, Paul Gamble, Gary Burch, Andrew Tapsell & Ben Smith (cox) whilst the Men’s Novice four of, Adds, Gamble, Hatch, Smith & Batchelor, narrowly missed out on a place in the final, finishing fourth in their heat.

The club would like to thank Newport Rowing club for their assistance with transport & their facilities this season.




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