Dear Parents and Guardians,

Arrangements for Maidenhead Junior Regatta - Sunday 20th May 2018


The draw can be found on the Maidenhead Junior Regatta website.

Events Entered by HSOBC:

WJ13 4x+

WJ12 A/B 4x+


The bus will depart at 7:00am at the latest. Please meet outside the school gate on Headley Way at 6:50am. Please note that there are boarders and girls who may be sleeping. YOU MUST NOT MAKE ANY NOISE outside the boarding house but rather wait outside the gate.  All girls must use school transport on the way to the regatta, transport will be available back from Maidenhead at the end of the day, if your daughter will need to use school transport at the end of the day please ensure that she lets her coach know this when she arrives in the morning.

Itinerary: Maidenhead Junior Regatta

Please note that it is the girls responsibility that they follow the coaches instructions and the timings below.

06:50: Meet and Headley Way

07:00: Bus departs Headley Way

07:55: Arrive at Maidenhead

08:00-08:45: Rig boats

09:00: first race of the day

Racing will take place throughout the day until 16:30

De-rigging and trailer loading will take place throughout the day as and when boats are finnished being used (all girls who race during the day must help de-rig and load the trailer). No girl may depart before their boat, blades and riggers are loaded onto the trailer and their coach has given them permission to depart.

Kit and Food

Please ensure that you have:

- Large water bottle.

- Race day food:

A good breakfast before you depart (eg: Poridge, toast and a banana).

Post Race: Make sure you have food for after each race; pasta, a banana / fruit, a cereal bar.

- Kit: You will need a change of kit for after your races. Make sure you have enough warm kit for when you are sitting around even if it means you bring a blanket down.It may be cold so please come prepared!

J13s will race in Headington rowing lycra with white t-shirts and boat club leggings if cold. Novices will wear Headington PE shirts with navy shorts or leggings. All girls must have a sun visor or cap to race in.

- All girls will require a 10mm spanner to rig and derig their boats, a simple one like this is fine.

- Please pack sun screen


Please ensure that all girls racing have read the Competitors Instrucitons  page on the event website, this updated with useful information such as the race circulation plan and cometitors information.

The safety briefingwelfare policy and risk assessment for the event will also be found on the regatta website.

Spectating and Parking:

The regatta have published parking plan for parents and spectators. The event have asked me to please request that no spectators park on River Road, Ellington Road or Mill Lane

There is excellent viewing of the races along the grassy bank beyond the railway bridge, a Headington gazebo will be available at the event for parents to use as a base during the regatta.


Maidenhead Rowing Club

River Road