Category: Event

Cancellation of Masters Regatta on Easter Saturday

Rowing ACT has decided to cancel the proposed regatta that was to be held on Easter Saturday. The Association has made this decision due to burnout of our Boat Race officials, and our potential difficulty in being able to have enough officials to manage the regatta. We apologise to any competitors who had planned to […]

Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet to reopen on 13 March

On Canberra Day (next Monday) the Captain Cook Memorial Water Jet will re-open and this provides an opportunity to celebrate its rejuvenation. The jet will operate three times during the day (8:00-10:00am, 3:00-5:00pm, 7:00-9:00pm) and perhaps some of our crews that are out training could venture down into Central Basin in the 8am to 10am […]

Kayak events on Molonglo and LBG on 25th and 26th February

Rowers have been asked to avoid the Molonlgo River all day on Saturday 25 February and be alert to kayakers on East Basin, Central basin and West Basin on the morning of Sunday 26 February. The Burley Griffin Canoe Club is hosting the NSW State Marathon Championships on Saturday 25th February. The event will be […]

Rowing Coach – Tasmania

  We have been asked by Rowing Tasmania to share this advertisement for a Launceston-based Coach as part of the Pathway Program.

Radford Time Trial Wednesday 25th January

Radford College would like to thank the Rowing ACT community for their courtesy and consideration during the time trial that was conducted on the Yarramundi course on Saturday morning. Radford rowing indicates all lake users, including the many visitors in town, displayed courtesy to our scullers by giving them flat water and space in which […]

Incoming RACT Executive Officer

RACT has hired a replacement Executive Officer. He is Josh O’Brien and he will assume his role on 7 February, 2017. Josh is currently Sports Operations Manager for Boxing Australia Ltd. In his current role he manages that organisation’s finances, provides strategic and administrative support to the CEO and Board, manages Development and Talent Identification […]

Radford College Grading trials Saturday, 21st and Wednesday 25th January

Radford College will be conducting grading trials on the Yarramundi course this Saturday from about 6:30am to 11am and next Wednesday 25th January from 7 till 8:30am. Scullers will be racing a 1500m time trial in lane 7 only and will be displaying bow numbers. Radford will have marshals above the 1500m mark and safety […]

Function to farewell Andrew Randell and Michael Cusack

Rowing ACT will host a farewell drinks and nibbles function at Weston Park in the shade of the oak trees next to the rowing pontoons on Tuesday 17th January from 6pm. Bring drinks and nibbles and celebrate Andy and Mike progressing to their respective next challenges. All rowers and supporters are welcome to attend. RACT […]

2017 ACT State Team Policy Announced

The Interstate Team Policy for the 2017 Interstate Regatta has been announced. All Rowers, Coxswains and Coaches wishing to nominate for the 2017 ACT Interstate Team must follow the Rowing ACT Selection Policy along with the Rowing ACT Selection Process. See below: Rowing ACT – 2016 State Team Selection Policy Rowing ACT – 2016 State […]

Vacancy – Executive Officer Rowing ACT

Applications are invited for the position of Executive Officer Rowing ACT.  Applications should be submitted by 7 December although the Board reserves the right to consider late applications. Responsible to: The Rowing ACT Board through the President. Primary Role: This position involves both administration of the sport of Rowing in the ACT and facilitating its […]