David Biddulph's Skiff Racing pages

Updated : Apr 2017 with update to calendar for 2020. Previously Jan 2017 with updates to calendars for 2017 and 2018, and inclusion of 2019 and 2020.

Oct 16 with Ormiston & Most Improved Sculler results. Previously Sep 16: Further updates to calendars for 2016 and 2017 (2018 & 2019 still awaiting consideration by SRA). Aug 16: Updates to calendars for 2016 and 2017. Jul 16 : Updates to calendar for 2016 with confirmation of Punting Champs date. May 2016 with cancellation of Wraysbury LDS & then with a new date for SC Regatta. Apr 2016 : With cancellation of Simon Mepham Mixed Marathon.

Nov 2015 : Updates to calendars for 2016, 2017, and inclusion of new calendar for 2018 (though this may well change). Previously Oct 2015 with Ormiston & Most Improved Sculler results, Aug 2015, Jul 2015, Apr 2015 & Feb 2015 : Updates to calendar for 2015, & link to new SRA rules of racing.

Oct 2014 with Ormiston & Most Improved Sculler results. Previously Aug 2014 : Updates to calendars for 2014, 2015, and 2016, and inclusion of new calendar for 2017. May 2014 : Update to calendar for 2014.

Dec 2013 : Updates to calendar for 2014. Previously Jul 2013 : Updates to calendar for 2013. Mar 2013 : Updates to calendar for 2013. Feb 2013 : Updates to calendars for 2013, 2014, and 2015, and inclusion of new calendar for 2016. Jan 2013 : Update to 2013 calendar.

Oct 2012 with Ormiston scores for 2012. Previously Sep 2012 : Update to calendar for 2012 with changes of venues for Single & Doubles Marathons. May 2012 : Update to calendar for 2012 with confirmation of river conditions for Gordon Dear Mixed Marathon. Mar 2012 : Update to calendar for 2012 with change to DSPC club regatta date. Jan 2012: Update to calendar for 2012, 2013, &2014; introduction of 2015 calendar.

Oct 11 with Ormiston & Most Improved Sculler results. Aug 11: Updates to calendars for 2011 and 2012, and inclusion of calendars for 2013 and 2014. Mar 11: Updates to calendar for 2011; updates for subsequent years to follow. Feb 11: Sad news of the death of Gordon Dear, President of The Skiff Club and of the SRA. R.I.P. Also updates to 2011 and 2012 calendars, including changed dates for Punting Championships (to avoid little events nearby at Dorney!).

Aug 10: Update to calendar for 2010 (including punting championship preview). Previously Jun 10: Update to calendar for 2010. Apr 10: Update to calendar for 2010, & to WBC web address.

Dec 09 when I realised that the link to SRA handbook was out of date. Previously Oct 09: Updates to calendar for 2009 (including photos from Doubles Marathon).  Jun 09 : Updates to calendar for 2009 (including dates of punting champs & inter-club).  May 09 : Updates to calendar for 2009 (including link to TPC).  Feb 09: Updates to calendars for 2009, 2010, & 2011, & introduction of 2012 calendar.

Sep 08 : Update to SRA contact info, & inclusion of Teddington SBH info on 2008 calendar.  Previously Feb 08: Update to 2008 calendar (new dates from revised 4-year programme), also to 2009 & 2010 calendars, & inclusion of new 2011 calendar.

Dec 07 : Update to 2008 calendar (new date for GRR).  Previously updated Nov 07 : Update to 2007 calendar, including Teddington Head details.  25 Sep 07: Update to 2007 calendar, including Teddington Head.   18 Sep 07 : Inclusion of SC video URL;  30 Jul 07 : Update to 2007 calendar, including cancellation of HC&D & Wargrave & Shiplake; 16 Jul 07 : Update to 2007 calendar, and inclusion of 2008, 2009, & 2010 calendars; 10 May 07 : Update to 2007 calendar, and inclusion of link to SRA 4-year programme; 27 Feb 07 : Inclusion of 2007 calendar, and of link to SRA 5 year programme.

15 Oct 06 with Ormiston & Most Improved Sculler results, & regatta results in calendar, previously updated 1 Aug 06, with SRA links in 2006 calendar,  5 May 06 with amended Egham date in 2006 calendar,  23 Feb 06 with details of the funeral of Simon Mepham, 2 Feb 06 with inclusion of new Wargrave BC regatta in 2006 calendar.

21 Nov 05 with updates to 2006 calendar, 9 Oct 05 with results updates in calendar & with Ormiston & Most Improved Sculler results, 14 Aug 05 with earlier results updates in calendar, previously updated 6 Aug 05 with Wargrave & Shiplake link in calendar, 23 Jun 05 with Egham International draw in calendar, 16 Jun 05 with new url for SC website, 14 Jun 05 with reference to SRA handbook, 11 Jun 05 with updates to 2005 calendar, 21 May 05 - update to SRA Secretary details. 

12 Oct 2004 with remaining results in calendar, previously 10 Oct 2004 with Ormiston & Most Improved Sculler results, 4 Oct 2004 with regatta results & new Inter-Club date, 23 Aug 2004 with new address for WBC, 23 Jun 2004 with Egham International draw in calendar, 13 May 2004 with Mixed Doubles Marathon results, 4 May 2004 with Tiny Knight results, 19 Feb 2004 with Teddington Sculls poster link, 15 Feb 2004 with new date for GRR, 13 Feb 2004 with new url for WBC.  Also congratulations to DSPC on smashing the Lechlade - Southend record.

Also see earlier updates, listed separately.

How many skiff racing enthusiasts are out there on the Web?  It would be nice to get an idea how many people are reading these pages.  Perhaps you could let me know?

Skiff racing calendars (with results where available):

Most improved sculler of the year award:

ORMISTON TROPHY 2016:

ORMISTON TROPHY 2015:

ORMISTON TROPHY 2014:

ORMISTON TROPHY 2013:

ORMISTON TROPHY 2012:

ORMISTON TROPHY 2011:

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ORMISTON TROPHY 2006:

ORMISTON TROPHY 2005 :

ORMISTON TROPHY 2004 :

ORMISTON TROPHY 2003 :

ORMISTON TROPHY 2002 :

ORMISTON TROPHY 2001 :

ORMISTON TROPHY 2000 :

ORMISTON TROPHY 1999 :

ORMISTON TROPHY 1998 :

ORMISTON TROPHY 1997 :

ORMISTON TROPHY 1996 :

Results from events towards the end of the 1996 season:

CONTACT ADDRESSES:

SKIFF RACING ASSOCIATION

Contact information

SRA website now including SRA handbook (but out of date), updated rules of racing, and 4- year programme


CLUBS:

THE SKIFF CLUB (1895)
The Boathouse
Trowlock Way
Teddington
Middx
TW11 9QY

SC new e-mail address; club website;  SC videos [new url]
 [My SC news page no longer updated, as news is covered by the club's e-mail mailing list & website]
DITTONS SKIFF & PUNTING CLUB (1923)
Albany Cottage
Queens Road
Thames Ditton
Surrey
KT7 0QT

DSPC site + new website under construction

THAMES VALLEY SKIFF CLUB (1923)
Off Dudley Road
Walton-on-Thames
Surrey
KT12 2JY

TVSC Web site & a collection of TVSC photos
TVSC e-mail

WRAYSBURY SKIFF & PUNTING CLUB (1932)
Riverside
Egham
Surrey
TW20 0AD

WSPC website - new url:
WSPC old url:

WSPC e-mail directory: (or this alternative url)

WARGRAVE BOATING CLUB
c/o P Fennessy
Gaunt House
Church Street
Wargrave
Berkshire
RG10 8EP
or e-mail Peter Walsh

WBC Web site [new url]

GRANTA SKIFF CLUB (1994)
c/o F Suess
The Stables
Manor Farm
High Ditch Road
Fen Ditton
Cambridge
CB5 8TE

SUNBURY SKIFF & PUNTING CLUB
SSPC website

Other organisations of interest: THAMES TRADITIONAL BOAT SOCIETY (TTBS)

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