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 …

Lea Spring Regatta 2015

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 in the Novice Single Sculls, with the Page sisters claiming …

Schools Head of the River 2015

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 one, but they completed the course in 24:43, climbing from …

Greenwich Head Race 2015

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 of the River length course through the cold and wind. …

Scouts at GRC!

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 put to the test through two team races – quite …

Autumn learn-to-row course

Our next course will start at 11:00 on Sunday 12 October 2014 and take place over 6 Sundays. It consists of an introductory session, then 5 outings on the Thames in our coastal quads, plus a capsize drill at Cygnets in Northfleet. We will also give you an introduction to …