Danson Dashes Regatta coming soon

 Danson 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. …

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 …

Sudbury Regatta

On Saturday 6 August we took 20 crews to Sudbury Regatta, and after a long and very warm day of racing three of our crews won their categories, with many others winning their heats to reach the finals. Well done to everyone who came along to race, and thank you …

Super Club Open Day

We thank everyone who helped and came along to our Club open day. Did you miss it? Don’t worry! If you are aged 13+ and if you want to try rowing on the river, please contact us via secretary@gravesendrc.co.uk!