A Good Start at Greenwich Head

Our first race of 2018 saw two senior crews compete at Greenwich Head. Despite being notorious for rough water in the unpredictable February weather, this year we were treated to sunshine and flat water along the 5k course. Making the most of this, our crews put in a strong performance: …

Presentation Dinner celebrates 2017 success

In mid-December members of Gravesend RC gathered together for a traditional Christmas dinner and a chance to celebrate the past year. We were joined by the Deputy Mayor of Gravesham who presented trophies including the fastest man and woman on both water and ergo, the rower and cox with the …

A winning day at Medway Head

This year we took three crews to the 5k Medway Head Race. Despite some rough conditions on part of the course all did well. Our senior ladies entered with two of our older juniors taking the place of missing members, but despite the step up to the first boat for …

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 …

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 …

Danson Dashes Regatta coming soon

┬áDanson Dashes is a 500m sprint regatta held in the beautiful and historic surroundings of Danson Park. After a few years away, Danson Dashes is being revived by Erith RC and Gravesend RC. 2017 will see an invitation-only regatta on 19th August, with a full regatta to be held in …

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, …

Skills Weekend at Danson Park

On the 26th and 27th November our members braved the cold weather to come to Danson Park, and join Erith Rowing Club on their lake. This gave members an opportunity to try singles and doubles for the first time in shallow, flat water, under the close eye of our coaches. …