Daily Aficionada – the Diamond Challenge Sculls – 1st of 14

The Diamond Challenge Sculls is a rowing event for men’s single sculls at the annual Henley Royal Regatta on the River Thames at Henley-on-Thames in England. First run in 1844, it is open to male scullers from all eligible rowing clubs.
The Diamond Challenge Sculls, the Wingfield Sculls and the London Cup in the Metropolitan Regatta make up the “Triple Crown” of the three premier single sculling events in the United Kingdom.  There were 14 races last July 2019.  Here is one of them:



WEDNESDAY………June 10th, 2020….. Time:..5:10 am EDT
Feels like 64°F (High 89)…..CLEAR…….Humidity 76% …..Wind 3 mph NNE (rising to 9 mph at 3pm)
Water temperature 72.4°F;  ……Water plus air temperature = 136.4°F;
Precipitation :  40%   @ 5pm
05:20 AM   Sunrise
05:39 AM    4.2 feet  High Tide
10:01 AM   Moonset, 77.0% visible, Waning Gibbous
12:19 PM    0.1 feet  Low Tide
06:24 PM    3.6 feet  High Tide
08:30 PM   Sunset
06:42 AM   Slack
10:18 AM   Ebb   -1.2 knots
01:42 PM   Slack
05:12 PM   Flood  0.9 knots
07:42 PM   Slack
11:00 PM   Ebb   -0.8 knots
[Ebb current is when the water flows towards the south (Poughkeepsie).  Flood current is when the tide flows towards the north (Albany).  Slack is the period in between when the water is still (not flowing north or south).]
NOTE:  This information is manually compiled from different websites.  If you see a mistake, please let us know.
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