June saw the 90th birthday of Gravesend Rowing Club’s Patron, and longest-standing member, Stan Wingfield. A former Veteran Internationals winner in the single and double sculls and coxed fours, and a three-time class Vets Head of the River race winner, Stan has also been a constant supporter of the club, serving as its Captain in 1949 and coaching many rowers over the years.

The Club celebrated his 90th birthday with current and former members of the Club – Happy Birthday Stan and here’s to many more!