Battling the winds at Maidstone

Our first head race this year was Maidstone Small Boats Head, with 15 crews entered. The first division saw our J18 girls take to the double, and J16 girls in the quad, battling against strong winds to wind their way through the 2.5km course. Due to the poor conditions, and …

Get Neptune on the River!

This March, we are rowing for 48 hours straight to raise the money needed to repair our 8, Neptune. At Gravesend, we have a rapidly increasing junior membership but often struggle to get all our juniors out onto the water. Last Autumn, we purchased an eight, Neptune, to help us …

2018 Presentation Dinner

On Saturday 8 September members of Gravesend RC were joined by the Mayor of Gravesham to celebrate a successful year both on and off the water. After a round up of the year, the Mayor handed out prizes to members who had been successful both in boats and on ergs, …

Danson Dashes 2018

After a number of years away, in 2018 Gravesend RC worked with Erith RC to bring back the legendary Danson Dashes. After months of hard work from our regatta committee, the big day was here, with 18 crews from Gravesend entered, ranging from novice crews to our more senior squads …

Sudbury Success

On 4th August several Gravesend crews made the annual trip to Sudbury Regatta to enjoy some racing in the sunshine. Success was had by our J18 boys’ quad, two of whom were fresh from wins at Kingston regatta, following a season of hard work and tough races for them. The …

Double Trouble at Kingston Regatta

On 14 July five Gravesend crews entered Kingston Regatta, held in the grounds of Hampton Court Palace, with two crews bringing home pots for their wins. Early success saw three of our crews in the finals – the women’s four, and two of our men’s doubles. Our other men’s double …