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Heringsessen

After an early training session at the Vegesacker boathouse on Saturday the rowers gather outside the boathouse again. However this time it is dark and none of them are here to row. It is the traditional Herringsessen in the boathouse which officially ends the season for the Vegesacker Ruderverein. As the evening progress many speeches are given and the rowers of the Jacobs team are reminded of their great victory in this year’s Hanse Rowing Cup by President Treusch who was honoured for his great commitment towards the rowing sport and the great cooperation between the University and the rowing...

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Fari Cup 2009 – Jacobs University in Hamburg

Bremen, 12.11.’09 This Sunday the three Jacobs University Rowing teams had to prove their endurance. Instead of the typical 2k race the two Women’s 4-Race Boats competed in the 4k race, and the Men’s 8-Rig Boat had to row for eight kilometers, all on the Hamburg river “Alster”. Long before sun rise the teams left the Campus in the hope to return yet with another victory. The event which included over 100 boats, did not only ask for excellent rowing, but on the narrow curves of the Alster, the coxswains were expected to be in utmost control of steering the boats. On the long way to the starting...

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