Danson Dashes Success

On 19th August Gravesend and Erith Rowing Clubs successfully brought back the Danson Dashes. After many years away this 500m sprint regatta returned as a private event with Lea, Globe, Medway and Maidstone invited to help us practice for a full fledged regatta open to all next year. After a day of exciting racing, prizes […]

Peterborough Regatta

On the 3rd and 4th June Gravesend sent a number of crews to Peterborough Regatta. The weather held out for a sunny weekend that saw plenty of first regatta races for many members. Our J15 girls especially performed well, getting through to the finals in their double and quad, with our ladies Intermediate 3 four […]

Lea Spring Regatta Success

On Sunday 23rd April 16 Gravesend crews went to Lea RC. Despite this being the first race many of our juniors had competed in, we had plenty of good rows resulting in an afternoon full of finals. After our adult men missed out on their win by a bow ball, and an unfortunate crab scuppered […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]