Author Archives: Graham Everitt

The calm before the storm at Henley

The regatta begins tomorrow, and the mood in the boat tents has slowly shifted. The casual and mostly terrible banter has ceased between rowers. It has been replaced by a quieter, tenser vibe. Meandering coaches are now the sole torchbearers for half baked jokes and quips. Most oarsmen have begun to wear their hoodies up […]

You know you’re at Henley when…

It’s that time of year again. Our coxless four has been in the boat tents since Sunday where that warm, damp, woody smell is yet to take on the slightly fetid tinge of sweat that tells you for sure you’re in the Henley boat tents.  It will take the onslaught of qualifiers to really bring […]