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 …

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. …

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 …

The Great Thames Row 2016 ends at Gravesend

On Monday 19th September, London 2012 Paralympic gold medallist Naomi Riches finished her Great Thames Row at Gravesend. Leaving Lechdale the previous Saturday, Naomi rowed in a single scull for just under 48 hours without stopping to reach Gravesend Royal Pier in record-breaking time. Naomi was welcomed ashore at Gravesend by members of …

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 …