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
Our thanks to the Judges who volunteered their time and to our compere Mike Read.
Head Judge: Andy Trotman
Henley Mayor Michelle Thomas