The centenary of the 1919 Peace Regatta

The centenary of an Australian eight’s success at the 1919 Peace Regatta will be celebrated in Australia and at the Henley Royal Regatta (link). Bruce Coe has written a book to record events in 1919 and the story of the King’s Cup (link). The book will be published in time for the 2019 Interstate Championships … Continue reading The centenary of the 1919 Peace Regatta

Planning for the Centenary of the 1919 Peace Regatta

Introduction This is a third post in a record of planning for the centenary of the Royal Henley Peace Regatta in 2019. An introductory post about the project can be found here. David Headon joined the conversation today. Water One of the main topics for conversation at this meeting was the place of water in … Continue reading Planning for the Centenary of the 1919 Peace Regatta

Planning for the Centenary of the 1919 Peace Regatta 02

Introduction This is a second post in a record of planning for the centenary of the Royal Henley Peace Regatta . An introductory post can be found here. One of the planning group, Ross Gibson, has followed up on finding this picture of the Australian crew crossing the finishing line with his reflection on War, … Continue reading Planning for the Centenary of the 1919 Peace Regatta 02