|From: Karen Kast |
Sent: Saturday, September 18, 2010
Subject: racing my pocock cedar speeder
I was given a cedar single probably made in the late 1940s, or early 1950s.It is a Pocock, rehabed by Graeme King, and I will be racing it for thefirst time on October 2 in the Head of the Mohawk, Niskayuna NY.
I know very little about the history of the boat, but do enjoy it (although I amscared that I might damage it!) I have never raced small boats, although Ihave been sweep rowing for over 10 years.
I noticed that in your "fleet" that Bob Bush has a slightly different boat in Hartford CT, not too far from me. It would be fun to have 2 Pocock Cedar Singles at the Head of the Mohawk- any way you can pass on my contact info to him (including email), or mention the idea to him.
The raegatta is on Regatta Central.
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