* From Lucerne to Zurich: From Lucerne the train passed the picturesque lakes of Rotsee
, Zug and Zurich to the centre of Switzerland's largest and most multicultural city.
Meanwhile, Monmouth School's Will England, 17, followed his sister Pippa, 15, to international success by helping the GB junior team land the 12-nation European Coupe de Jeunesse title on Lucerne's Rotsee
course in Switzerland.
A strong tail wind on the Rotsee
course has contributed to a remarkable six new records being set across the regatta.
Meanwhile, GB newcomer Rachel Gamble-Flint will be racing on the world-famous Rotsee
in advance of her teammates.
ROWING: Great Britain rounded off their best World Cup season with 11 medals, including four golds, on Lucerne's Rotsee
The pair are competing on the Rotsee
lake in the second of three world cups this season, an important part of Great Britain's preparations for the Beijing Olympics.
Great Britain's Matthew Wells (left) and Stephen Rowbotham on their way to victory in the heats of the Men's Double Sculls at the Rowing World Cup on Lake Rotsee
in Lucerne, Switzerland yesterday.
Two other Irish boats were also in action on the Rotsee
Lake yesterday, in their respective B finals.
They won their heat at the Lucerne World Cup Regatta - the last big test before Athens - but the three Welsh rowers in the Olympic frame saw their hopes torpedoed on the Rotsee
course with only Wrexham's Tom James still in with a chance of making the final.
The pair were not the only British gold medallists on the Rotsee
* THE Great Britain rowing team rounded off its best World Cup season with 11 medals, including four golds, on Lucerne's Rotsee
Great Britain's rowers secured their first overall World Cup trophy in ten years over habitual winner Germany after the final round of events yesterday on Lucerne's Rotsee
MATT Wells was celebrating being part of the first Great Britain team to win an overall World Cup trophy in 10 years yesterday, but the Hex-ham rower left Lucerne's Rotsee
Lake with much work to do ahead of next month's World Championships in Munich.