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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After a good day at Maidstone Head, our junior boys double of Ethan and John came home with their first medals, a well as a good win for our IM3 ladies four, Caitlin, Becca, Frankie and Alice, expertly coxed by […]
On Sunday 20th September Jasmine Friar took on the infamous Rowing Marathon from Lincoln to Boston. The 31 mile (50km) is challenging for anyone, and Jasmine in her single scull powered through to complete the row.
On Sunday 26th April some of our rowers headed up to The Lea for our first regatta of the season. While the weather wasn’t always cooperative, we had 6 Gravesend crews that competed in good spirits. Patrick Mitchell took 2nd […]
On Monday 16th March our W.J17.4+ from Mayfield Grammar School ventured up to London to compete in the prestigious Schools Head – a Head Race along the River Thames from Chiswick Bridge to Putney. The long day was a tiring […]
On Sunday 22nd February Gravesend Rowing Club too to the water at the Greenwich Head Race – our first race of 2015! With our Senior Men’s 4+ and our Juniors Women’s 4+ ready to compete, we powered through the Head […]
On Friday 30th January we were joined by 1st Windmill Hill Scout Group. The two hour session flew by with Scouts, Explorers, Leaders and Rowers enjoying the experience. After a quick ergo demonstration, the Scouts (and their leaders!) were […]
Congratulations to the 5 Gravesend crews who rowed the 31 mile course from Lincoln to Boston, raising money for the rowing club and for Breast Cancer UK and the RNLI.