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 …

Junior Inter Regional Regatta 2018

On Saturday 21 April, Gravesend RC took one crew to the Junior Inter Regional Regatta, held at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. The girls’ J15 four was only entered as a result of no other crew being available in the region, and the crew themselves will admit their …

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: …

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, …