If you have any enquiries regarding the Regatta, PLEASE first take a look at the Entries, Draw and Competitor Information pages. If you cannot find the answer you are looking for please contact one of the following people:
Irene Hewlett – email@example.com
Irene Hewlett – firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim Kitto – email@example.com
Due to lack availability due to members competing at the regatta, Upper Thames is rarely available to hire boats to visiting crews. However many local clubs and or manufacturers have been able to hire in the past. Some of their details are shown below and we recommend that you contact them directly.
Reading Blue Coat School Please contact the Head of Rowing Allan French by email: AJF@rbcs.org.uk or call +44 (0)7966873688.
Oxford Brookes University, contact Richard Spratley (07836 235020) – up to 8 international class VIIIs for hire; up to 10 international standard coxed and coxless IVs for hire; and up to 20 international class smaller boats doubles/pairs for hire. All are Empacher. With optional service of delivery/rigging and hand-over for an overseas crew and, in addition, assistance with de-rigging. Also available for hire: oars, some of which are unpainted and could be stickered in crew colours if required.
Hudson Boat Works – contact Andy Groves on 07549926288 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org they have boats to rent or can connect you to a local Hudson-owning customer.
Empacher UK – contact Graham Lloyd by email on email@example.com or call +44 (0)208 568 3233
Falcon Racing Boats UK – Falcon Racing Boats UK is happy to rent out boats to competitors. Please contact David Reed, 07779 234501 or Wolfgang Weis, 07971 198547 or Falcon Racing Boats UK by email: firstname.lastname@example.org . For more information, please consult the website www.falconracingboatsuk.com.