2014 Franckeiss Cup: Race Report for the Annual Runners Rowing Race

The Franckeiss Cup originated in the 1920s as a rowing competition for cross-country runners  by R H Franckeiss a member of both Ranelagh Harriers and rowing clubs – it was revived last year to use Thames racing skiffs. The races on Sunday were between Hercules Wimbledon, Thames Hare and Hounds and Walton AC in both mens and mixed doubles. The …

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2014 Santa Skiff

What a fantastic day for a Santa Skiff on Saturday, festively crisp with lovely sun, no wind & favourable river conditions. So after hot mulled wine & mince pies we set off in the seven decorated skiffs for the occasion. For the first time in 10 years we took a downstream Santa Skiff, with carol …

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