>> How many peoples season has been, for want of a better word, upset by
>> the Stewards last minute rule changes.
>"season" and "last minute"?
>If you've got all season to work out a response, it's hardly last
>minute, is it?
Surely everyone is training hard in singles and pairs at
the minute, to be able to efficiently move which ever boat
has the most chance of doing well this summer?
>What in particular are you complaining about? The banning of club
>winners from Thames/Wyfold/Brit? The opening up of the Visitors? The
>addition of the quads?
My season has been improved greatly by the rule changes, since
they've doubled the number of quad places in the competition,
something I think that sculling in this country has needed for
>> Its nice to see that they consulted the
>> 12 Top Clubs/Universities (Molesey Notts County Leander Oxbridge
>> before issuing there decree.
>Thereby cementing in the idea that there is an element group of clubs
>how don't just think themselves better, but are having important
>regattas governed around their viewpoints.
(being devils advocate here) you could ask which clubs will be
affected by the rules changes the most - those with past
henley winners or internationals, by the looks of things.