Photos of the 39th Thames Barge Driving Race which started yesterday (Saturday 28th) at Greenwich and ended at Westminster.
The unpowered barges are rowed under oars up the 7 mile course.
The race is organised by Thames On Water, which was established in 1974 by a group of journeymen Lightermen and Watermen.
Admiral West is the honorary President of TOW and presented the awards following the race.
A flotilla of spectator boats followed the competitors up river including SALIENT, PRINCESS POCAHONTAS and HAVENGORE.
Photo of the winners posted on Twitter
— Thames Barge Driving (@ThamesBargeD) June 29, 2014
Watch a video of the start of the race
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