TuksRowing took the largest group in the club's history to the 2013 Buffalo Regatta with 17 men and 8 ladies all eager and ready to compete.
The club arrived in East London on Thursday the 14th of February and heats and finals all took place on Saturday the 16th.
The following Tuks rowers attended:
The results were as follows:
Miller & Sotsaka
Smith & Persse
The South African Olympic Heavyweight women's pair competed in the Men's event, placing 2nd to the UCT crew.
Green & Chamberlain
Keeling & Hunt
Voerman & Smith
Donaldson & Thompson
Maybery & Brittain
The MA1X is a prestigious event, better known as the Silver Sculls event. Lloyd Bemelman finished in a strong first position up against several other crews, with a good lead on his competitors right to the finish.
Hunter (cox), Green, Chamberlain, Sotsaka, Colpo
This crew raced together for the first time at this regatta, placing first with a tight race to the end against the Old Edwardians Rowing Club.
Johnstone & Hazelwood
Donaldson, Smith, Voerman, Thompson
Brittain, J., Maybery, Williams & Miller
It was exciting to see so many of the TuksRowing women make it through to the A final at the Buffalo Regatta!
An exciting race to the end, where Krizia put up a good fight
Keeling, Smith, Bemelman, Thompson, Green, Sotsaka, Mathapa, Colpo & Hunter (cox)
A tight race between the two TuksRowing crews on the Buffalo River, it was incredible to have two full men's eights racing. The second placed crew had the privilege of being coxed by the mighty rowing voice, Sean Kerr.
Donaldson, Miller, Voerman, Hunt, Maybery, Chamberlain, Williams, Brittain, J. & Kerr (cox)