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New Year, New You? Try Rowing!

If you’re looking to get fitter and healthier this year, or just want to try a new sport and meet new people, rowing is for you! Rowing is one of the best activities for improving your overall health and fitness, working muscles throughout the body to burn through those Christmas calories, and at Gravesend Rowing Club this […]

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Presentation Dinner and AGM

On Saturday 10th December we celebrated the Club’s successes during 2016 at our annual Presentation Dinner. The Captain highlighted achievements of the past year, including our growing membership, wins at races, and successful fundraising efforts within the Club. The Deputy Mayor of Gravesham then presented members with trophies celebrating their achievements over the year, including […]

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Victory at Maidstone Head

On Sunday 2nd October we entered 18 crews into the first head race of the season at Maidstone. Among the entries were two boats of juniors taking part in their first race, and doing very impressively considering some had only begun rowing six weeks before! We finished the day with Jason and Alex winning medals for […]

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Lea Regatta

On Sunday 4 September Gravesend RC went to Lea Autumn Regatta – our last regatta of the season. After a number of close races for many crews, we ended the day with wins for our men’s four, men’s pair, women’s double and women’s single. Congratulations to everyone who raced and contributed to such a successful […]

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Wallingford Training Camp

This July 13 members of Gravesend went to Wallingford in Oxfordshire for our annual training camp. With over 500km covered by the group in four days, great progress was made by all. Below are some photos from the camp, where the focus was on improving sculling and rowing technique in small boats.