Photos: Thames Barge Driving Race 2014

Rob PowellRowing

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

Watch a video of the start of the race

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