Monday, 18 December 2017

Dragons get to grips with outrigging

THE Henley Dragons Racing Boat team carried out outrigging induction training last Saturday.

THE Henley Dragons Racing Boat team carried out outrigging induction training last Saturday.

Outrigging boats originated in the South Pacific, better known from TV series Hawaii Five-O, and the Henley club will be introducing these boats as a special class in the up and coming Henley Winter series this Sunday.

The club were training in six, two-man and single seaters. After 14 strokes, a call of ‘hut’ is shouted out, this is a prompt to swiftly change sides paddling.

When the club’s paddlers are fully competent they will be racing on the South Coast.



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