[CUCBC Coxes] SILENCE IS REQUIRED
chair at cucbc.org
Tue Nov 9 23:28:31 GMT 2010
FROM: CHAIRMAN CUCBC
TUESDAY 9th NOVEMBER 2010
You are all aware from the recent Captains' Meeting; Lower Boat Captains'
and Coxes Presentations, as well as from the CUCBC Rules, that we run SILENT
ROUTINE in the early morning hour until 0730 (on weekdays).
University crews and First Boats are out earlier than the rest and so are
audibly conspicuous at such an early hour.
ABSOLUTELY NO MEGAPHONES OR BANKSIDE COACHING before 0730 and no coaching
above the Railway Bridge.
Objectors have been in touch with the Council and now they have got back to
This is a very sensitive issue. Our early morning rowing is at risk.
Coach to cox to crew radio is still effective even when turned down very
We need everybody's cooperation on this.
Finally, keep away from moored vessels. Coxes must take early action to
prevent their boat drifting onto these vessels, especially when waiting to
spin. You must learn to use your crew to manoeuvre your boat; rudders are
useless when you have no way on.
I shall be out on the towpath again shortly.
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