Captain's Challenge

The captain has decided to throw down the gauntlet.
Rules of the Challenge:
Round the Island Old School

  • Can be rowed in any class of sweep boat. Pairs/ Fours/Eights
  • Can only use Carbon Fibre Macon’s (there are at least 10 1 set of eight and a pair)
  • Can only be attempted by the crew once every 30 days
  • Must be officially timed, witnessed and recorded
  • Course as per Round Island from light pole in front of RRC & back.


  1. Slab Beer (or wine) for first crew stupid enough to try it
  2. Slab beer for fastest crew by presentation night
  3. Fastest time will win a new Perpetual Trophy “The Captain’s Challenge”

(potential for 2 slabs of beer for 1 crew or re-rig the Hendley/Crunden 1 slab each)

One Reply to “Captain's Challenge”

  1. Sam & Kirk have taken out 1st prize in the Captain’s Challenge by rigging the Rob Hendley as a pair and setting a 36 minute time to beat to win 2nd prize.
    Still plenty of time between now and the presentation dinner to better that time and take home the glory and the beer or wine.

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