Rowing trio win head competitions

Tasha Berg.
Tasha Berg.

Four Boston Rowing Club boats won top honours as the club hosted their annul Head of the River event.

Tilly Ireland won the ladies’ junior 17 1x event, with Indigo Summerfield also finishing on top in the men’s junior 14 1x.

Ruby and Jasmine Latka were successful in the ladies’ J14 2x.

In the ladies’ IM2 1x, Emma Feerik shared top spot on the podium with her Nottingham Rowing Club rival following a dead heat.

Nottingham RC won both the men’s and ladies’ elite single sculls, as well as finishing first in several eights categories.

Sheffield Hallam, Kings School Ely and Burton also left the Carlton Road Boathouse with sa number of wins.

The water conditions were virtually perfect on Sunday morning.

More than 100 boats took to the water for the first division, which included the men’s elite single, intermediate eights and several junior divisions.

The second division contained competitors in the ladies’ elite 1x, junior ladies 1x and men’s double sculls.

At the end of the day, most clubs left with one or more victories.

A total of 263 boats took to the Witham, carrying more than 650 athletes.

Boston Rowing Club’s next flagship event will be the final stages of the Great Britain senior and junior trials next month.

The nation’s top rowers will be in attendance looking to earn the chance to represent the country.

Pictured is Boston’s Tasha Berg in action.