Captain's Challenge

The captain has decided to throw down the gauntlet.
Rules of the Challenge:
Round the Island Old School

  • Can be rowed in any class of sweep boat. Pairs/ Fours/Eights
  • Can only use Carbon Fibre Macon’s (there are at least 10 1 set of eight and a pair)
  • Can only be attempted by the crew once every 30 days
  • Must be officially timed, witnessed and recorded
  • Course as per Round Island from light pole in front of RRC & back.


  1. Slab Beer (or wine) for first crew stupid enough to try it
  2. Slab beer for fastest crew by presentation night
  3. Fastest time will win a new Perpetual Trophy “The Captain’s Challenge”

(potential for 2 slabs of beer for 1 crew or re-rig the Hendley/Crunden 1 slab each)