To the Hamble on Saturday to race in the Hamble River Raid, one of my favouritest events.
The top end of the course is a hairpin bend round a big red marker post, where stroke side holds water and bow side rows like hell.
Lorraine Grant caught the moment Bembridge made the turn from the luxury pontoon of the Jolly Sailor.
But it was worth it - we held on to the trophy for fastest Solent galley.
To the bottom left of the picture is Cordelia, rowed by Mr and Mrs Hand. They had been evicted from Mistress, their Bursledon Gig, by their children who won a pot in it, the ingrates.
Despite the rain, enormous fun.