Photos: Thames Barge Driving Race 2014

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Photos of the 39th Thames Barge Driving Race which started yesterday (Saturday 28th) at Greenwich and ended at Westminster.

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The unpowered barges are rowed under oars up the 7 mile course.

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The race is organised by Thames On Water, which was established in 1974 by a group of journeymen Lightermen and Watermen.

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Admiral West is the honorary President of TOW and presented the awards following the race.

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A flotilla of spectator boats followed the competitors up river including SALIENT, PRINCESS POCAHONTAS and HAVENGORE.

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Photo of the winners posted on Twitter

Watch a video of the start of the race

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