World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Henley Women's Regatta

 

Henley Women's Regatta

The Temple on Temple Island, the iconic starting point of Henley Women's Regatta.

Henley Women's Regatta, often appreviated to "HWR" or "Women's Henley", is a rowing regatta held at Henley-on-Thames, England. It was first held in 1988, as a response to the absence of women's events at Henley Royal Regatta at that time. While Henley Royal Regatta now offers three women's events, Women's Henley has continued to build and expand. Henley Women's Regatta now lasts three full days, and includes time trials for over-subscribed events.

Henley Women's Regatta is held on the Thames River at Henley, utilising the same, but shortened, boomed course as Henley Royal. The Henley Women's Regatta course runs for 1,500m in comparison with Henley Royal's 2112m. The Henley Women's Regatta course begins at the top of Temple Island and has its finish line in front of the Remenham Club, where the Friends of Henley Women's Regatta enclosure is located. It takes place over a Friday, Saturday and Sunday in mid to late June.

Since 2004 the regatta has offered Intermediate, Senior and Elite categories instead of College, Club and Open. Junior categories are also offered. In 2011 the regatta also began to offer Adaptive events.

The current regatta chair is Miriam Batten and the patron of the regatta is Sir Steven Redgrave.

Events

  • Elite
    • The Ron Needs Trophy (Eights)
    • The Avril Vellacott Cup (Coxless Fours)
    • The Borne Cup (Quad Sculls)
    • The Redgrave Trophy (Coxless Pairs)
    • The W. Peer Cup (Double Sculls)
    • The George Innes Cup (Single Sculls)
    • The Rankine Trophy (Lwt Quad Sculls)
    • The Vesta Cup (Lwt Coxless Fours) not offered in 2013
    • The Haslam Trophy (Lwt Double Sculls)
    • The Parkside Trophy (Lwt Coxless Pairs) reintroduced in 2013
    • The Godfrey Rowsports Trophy (Lwt Single Sculls)
  • Senior
    • The G P Jeffries Cup (Eights)
    • The Frank Harry Cup (Coxed Fours)
    • The Chairman's Trophy (Quad Sculls)
    • The Rosie Mayglothling Trophy (Double Sculls)
    • The Copas Cup (Lwt Double Sculls)
    • The Bernard Churcher Trophy (Single Sculls)
    • The Fiona Dennis Trophy (Lwt Single Sculls)
  • Intermediate
    • The Pricewaterhouse Coopers Cup (Academic Eights)
    • The Cathy Cruickshank Trophy (Academic Coxed Fours)
    • The Invesco Perpetual Trophy (Club Eights)
    • The Lester Trophy (Club Coxed Fours)
  • Junior
    • The Peabody Cup (Eights)
    • The Groton School Challenge Cup (Coxed Fours)
    • The Bea Langridge Trophy (Quad Sculls)
    • The Rayner Cup (Double Sculls)
    • The Di Ellis Trophy (Single Sculls)
    • The Nina Padwick Trophy (J16 Quad Sculls)
    • The West End Amateur Rowing Association Trophy (J16 Coxed Fours)
  • Adaptive
    • The Parkside Trophy (TA/AS Single Sculls)

See also

External links

  • Henley Women's Regatta


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.