Regatta London with Andy Triggs Hodge
New rowing formats are essential to keeping our sport healthy and inclusive. Andy Triggs Hodge is leading a multi-sport water event called Regatta London where you can paddle the Thames through the centre of historic London and see all the best tourist sights from the water.
Thanks to our sponsors
– Faster Masters Rowing Training programs online every month https://fastermastersrowing.com/
– GoPro rowing boat tripod mount offer the clever engineers at Oar Inspired make it easy for you to video your crew. Their brilliant design is a tripod with suction cup feet that mounts onto the stern or bow canvas of your boat. Read more at https://rowing.chat/sponsors/oar-inspired/
Timestamps to the show
1:00 Introduction and background
2:30 Why start a new regatta? Test models of new regatta formats
5:00 Row, Kayak or Paddleboard – the map of the event https://regatta.london/route-map
8:00 The Iconic Squiggle – which is the River Thames
12:30 Bring a crew by bus
14:30 Rowing in the context of Regatta London. Celebrate the diversity within the sport
17:00 Charity model to add value to the experience. Personal challenges for sport participation are a model from running and cycling.
Mates in Mind https://www.matesinmind.org/join-the-action/regatta-london.html
London Youth Rowing https://www.londonyouthrowing.com/event/regatta-london
Thames 21 https://www.thames21.org.uk/take-part-in-regatta-london/
21:00 It all started with an environmental project. There are strict rules about plastics
22:00 Find out more https://regatta.london/
We are aiming to connect with people who can hire boats out for next year.