Rowing is most popular above Putney, although there are a number of rowing clubs in the lower river. Due to the large numbers of rowers in this area and the interaction of rowing with other recreational users, above Putney there are special rules in place to make rowing safe. Throughout the river traditional fixed seat rowing is also popular with the more traditional designs of their boat capable of dealing with the rougher conditions to be found in central London and further downstream. Thames Tradition...
TTBS - Links
Http:/ www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/3322345/SOS-to-keep-tradition-afloat.html. Http:/ www.thamesheritage.org.uk/. A charity formed in 1979 that provides grants for improving leisure, education and cultural facilities to stimulate use and interest in the River Thames. The Skiff Racing Association was formed in 1901 to provide a governing body for skiff racing, to ensure that a standard set of rules was applied for racing and boat construction www.skiffing.org.uk. Contact email@example.com.