17 March, 2023


The historic Launceston and Henley Regatta was a fabulous opportunity for SOC Rowing to showcase their sense of community.  We launched from both the College Boat House and Royal Park, which proved to be efficient yet logistical at the same time.  We are indebted to our rowers and their parents for making it all happen smoothly.  Parents drove speed boats for the two days to assist Regatta officials and a team of parents braved the Tamar to knee height catching boats for Junior rowers as they came into and launched from the cement ramp at Royal Park.  Our sincere thanks to everyone who contributed during the regatta. Special thanks to Tennison Stopford (Year 9)who supported the Royal Park end extensively throughout the two days.

Successes for this regatta included:

U14G Coxed Quad – 3rd Elyse Briggs, Rose Talbot, Scarlett Glover, Harriet Woolley coxed by Lily Clark

U14G Double Scull – 1st Div 1 Scarlett Glover and  Ailish Barron

U15G Double Scull – 1st Emily Knaggs and Payton Brown, 3rd – Sophie Christie and Abby Saunders

U15G Single Scull – 1st Div 1 Emily Atherton

U15G Coxed Quad Scull -1st Chaeli Barron, Emily Atherton, Isabella Skirving, Isabella Wilson coxed by Lily Clark,  2nd Payton Brown, Georgia Veerhuis, Emily Knaggs, Saffron Dick, coxed by Lilly Gurudoss

U16G Coxed Quad Scull- 2nd Bridie Findlay, Abby Malouf-Pratt, Mollie Gray, Ava Napier, coxed by Lilly Gurudoss

U16G Coxed Four – 2nd Ava Napier, Grace Briggs, Mollie Gray, Georgina Wilson, coxed by Lingitha Ponnusamy

U16G Eight – 1st Bridie Findlay, Ava Napier, Mollie Gray, Georgina Wilson, Saskia Boden, Eliza Auton, Harriet Bingley, May Wain, coxed by Harriet Lynch

U16B  Coxed Four – 1st Elijah Gowland, Fletcher Wagner, Lawson Hoare, Ollie Dowlling,  coxed by Lucy O’Connor

Schoolboys Coxed Four – 1st Cameron Oarker, Rupert MacKenzie, Sam Brown, Matt Russell, coxed by Percy Bennett, 3rd – Hamish Fyffe, Sven Stopford, George Russell, Eliza Auton coxed by Lucy O’Connor

Schoolboys Eight – 1st Sven Stopford, Cameron Auton, George Russell, Hamish Fyffe, Cameron Parker, Rupert MacKenzie, Sam Brown, Matt Russell, coxed by Percy Bennett

Schoolgirls Eight – 3rd Bridie Findlay, Abby Malouf-Pratt, Mollie Gray, Ava Napier, Amelia Corrigan, Audrey Deckart, Lucy Wilson, Grace Briggs coxed by Lingitha Ponnusamy

Schoolboys Single Scull – 1st Div 1 – Cameron Parker

Catherine Scott