Regatta Preparation

HELENSBURGH NEWS, THURSDAY 9 AUGUST 1883 SHANDON – THE REGATTA The arrangements for the regatta are now almost completed. There are 15 events on the programme, and as this is the last regatta of the season, a good turn-out of crews is expected. For the confined four-oared race, three crews are hard at practice, andContinue reading “Regatta Preparation”

Shandon in July 1884

Dear blog reader, Welcome to part 1 of an occasional series focusing on what happened in Shandon in a particular week in the past. This week, let’s explore what happened in Shandon in the last week of July 1884. Helensburgh News 31st July 1884 Shandon The Regatta After a good deal of bantering between theContinue reading “Shandon in July 1884”