delbut98 at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 3 14:45:33 UTC 2009
it depends where the regatta is. Henley, for example is very hoity-toity. Or used to be anyway. it is purely down to geographical location.
--- On Wed, 3/6/09, Brian Cady <brianinatlanta2001 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Brian Cady <brianinatlanta2001 at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Quadrophenia regatta
> To: "oddsandsods" <oddsandsods at thewho.net>, "Relayers" <Relayers at yahoogroups.com>, thewho at igtc.com, thewho at igtc.com
> Date: Wednesday, 3 June, 2009, 12:02 PM
> OK, this struck me as strange. From The Kinks' song "A
> Well-Respected Man" I always thought regattas were a bit too
> hoity-toity for this:
> This weekend sees the 163rd Gravesend town regatta at
> Gravesend Promenade, which has a Quadrophenia theme.
> A large collection of classic scooters will be on show
> throughout the weekend, as well as singers, live bands, a
> fun-fair, charity stalls, dancing troops and a host of other
> things to entertain the whole family.
> Racing will start at 10am on both days and with more rowing
> teams than ever, the programme will see a race starting
> about every 30 minutes. -Brian in Atlanta
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