1981 United Hospitals Bumps Ladies' division

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Note that the start was much further upriver than in recent years.
Head - London 1 (in foreground, white checks on blue blade), 2 St Thomas's (red and blue quarters split diagonally), 3 St Bartholomew's (sable and argent, a chevron countercharged)

Crews in the 1981 races shown below - wooden boats, with plenty of black tape and fibreglass


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Barts_M2_Bumps_1981


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1985 -  Bumps start - off the wall, stakers holding onto the chains. Head position shown.
Head - Barts, 2 Royal Free
Note the height of the stream and the acute angle off the start.


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