Category: Event

Capital Lakes new boathouse opened in Grevillea Park

ACT Sports Minister Yvette Berry opened the $1.4 million Capital Lakes boathouse this morning in wonderful autumn weather that highlighted this great facility in a beautiful location. Rowing in the ACT commenced in East Basin in 1964, out of a Boathouse that has since become the Boathouse Restaurant, and although most clubs have migrated to […]

Rowing ACT Presentation, 3pm on 30 April at University House

Come and celebrate with your crew at the 2017 Rowing ACT Presentation function on Sunday 30th April. There is no cost and refreshments and finger food will be served at one of Canberra’s great venues, University House. Apart from presenting trophies to winning crews, we will also celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the ACT winning […]

ACT Scullers win National Championships

ACT single scullers Tom Perry and Caleb Antill have both had great National Championships in Penrith in their respective single sculls races. Tom rows for Canberra Rowing Club and he had dominant performance to take the lead near the half way mark and push out to a 4 second win from Hong Kong sculler Hin […]

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 […]