ROWING: NORTHWICH Rowing Club sailed their way to no less than 11 wins on their home river race.
The club hosted the Northwich head of the river race and made local knowledge count with a string of victories on their 2,250m stretch of the River Weaver.
Tom Carter took victory in the men's senior three single sculls in 9mins 42secs, while Lee Bradley won in the men's senior four single sculls in 9.57.
Northwich's latest international sculler Caroline Barrett, who lives in Middlewich, continued her winning streak in the women's senior two sculls in a time of 10.4, while Peter Wood and Scott Alder had equally impressive results, winning the men's junior double sculls in 8.59 and the senior four double sculls in 9.02.
Dave Frazer, John Dutton, Mike Pilkington, Tom Kilkenny and cox Melanie Wakefield enjoyed victory in the men's Veteran C coxed fours in 9.07, and Kate Agnew and Rachel Law won the women's senior four coxless pairs in a time of 11.48.
Women's junior 15 double scullers Nicola Plant and Victoria Lindholt won in 10.51. Anna Palfreyman and Helen Bolden won in the women's junior 16 doubles in 10.56 and were joined by Mandy Jones and Claire Hoolahan to win the quads in 9.58. Dave Street and Steve Parry won in the men's senior three pairs in a time of 10.12.
A spokesman for the club said: 'The event was yet again a huge success, attracting crews from all over the country and confirming Northwich's leading position.'
Northwich MP Mike Hall, who takes great interest in events at the club, was in attendance, helping in the safety launch boat.