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Rowers

Steve Clayton

New member
Joined
22 May 2003
Messages
7,484
Location
Benitachell - Spain
I'm a bit bored at the mo.

We came off the Thames and moved to sailing in 2001. In the 10 or so years that we were on the Thames we found rowers (and their loud bullet support boats that made so much wash) the rudest river users we had ever encountered. We were aware of what our wash could do to them and always slowed down and never a nod of the head as an acknowledgement.

Tell me, has anything changed??
 

byron

RIP
Joined
16 May 2001
Messages
9,584
Location
UK -Berks
They still win prizes for rudeness but Narrowboaters are gaining ground especially in matters of seamanship.
 

chuckaduck

Active member
Joined
1 May 2006
Messages
1,814
Location
Slowcation
BLESS

my favorite rant robos aaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrgggh

still rude still stupid and still on the Thames

UNFORTUNATLY
 

boatone

Well-known member
Joined
29 Jul 2001
Messages
12,677
Location
Just a few cables from Boulters Lock
Now look, we've got a real Thames Forum now so all this nasty sidewswiping has got to stop.
We need a responsible, caring and conciliatory attitude and a forward looking approach to dealing with these problems.

Now, heres your starter for 10........

If you asked 100 rowers what one short blast means what replies do you think you would get?
 
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