Photos and Winners from 2022


Post Event Award

Organisers Special Award

Lady Bea - Led Oar display



Best in Parade

Chris Langley’s Scarlet Lady - Theme ‘The Crown’ inspired by the the State funeral and the imperial State Crown that sat on the coffin. Music included various songs from marching bands, piles, choirs and Vera Lynn’s “We’ll meet Again”.

Runners-Up: The Henley Dragon Club’s ‘Dragonboat’, Captain Cat Cassell

Best Fancy Dress on Board

Carol Pontin’s Busy Lizzie, Theme Bumble Bees

Runner Up: Ross Elder’s Badger, Theme Three Bears

Best Music Boat

Karen Wade and The Henley Rowing Club, theme James Bond and the Royal Henley Rowing Corgis:

When their sound system broke, Karen, an ex Opera singer, sang Bond themes, but it was her Ave Maria which impressed the Music judge, Dhani Harrison.

Runner Up: Peter and Amanda Barron-Cutt’s boat Relaxing, Theme Abba

Best Unpowered Boat

Geoff Probert’s boat Molly, Theme Vikings

Runner Up: Nick Rudd’s Go with the Flow Paddleboarders

Best Lit Spectator

Ariana Shepherd


2022 Judges

Our thanks to the Judges who volunteered their time and to our compere Mike Read.

Head Judge: Andy Trotman

Bethan Toop

Henley Mayor Michelle Thomas

Debbie McGee

Dhani Harrison






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