Category: News

Regatta Cancelled 2 December

Regrettably tomorrow’s CGGS & CGS Regatta has been cancelled. The latest Bureau of Meteorology weather forecast for tomorrow is for rain of between 25 and 60mm, winds of 30-45km per hour and a possible thunderstorm. As per Rule 90 (RA Rule Book as used by Rowing ACT), the above forecast conditions would present unsafe conditions for rowers and […]

Paul Thompson Inducted into ACT Sport Hall of Fame

ACT local coach Paul Thompson will be inducted into the ACT Sport Hall of Fame on Friday 1 December. Thompson currently coaches the Great Britain women’s rowing team and has previously coached Australian and British teams to Olympic glory. He has led medal winning boats at every Olympic Games since Atlanta in 1996 and boasts […]

Photo Competition is on again

The very successful photo competition held last year by Rowing ACT is up and running again this year.  We invite you to submit your PHOTOS AND VIDEOS to the 2018 photo & video competition via Facebook  or email by 31 March 2018. Anyone can enter – rowers, coaches, officials or spectators.  All entries must be related to […]

RACT School Pathway 8+ Development Camp #2

The School Pathways 8+ Development Camp #2 will be held this Saturday November 18th 2pm – 4pm and Sunday November 19th 10am – 12pm at the ACTAS Boatshed. What is School Pathway 8+? A Rowing Australia Initiative designed to provide opportunity for school athletes to develop along the pathway with the aim to progress towards […]

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR TID Coach

Rowing ACT invites applications for the position of Talent Identification (TID) coach. Applications should be made to recruitment@rowingact.org.au by COB 8 November. A. POSITION OBJECTIVES The TID Coach is to coach rowers in the TID program to develop their skills and to identify those with the potential to progress within the Rowing ACT High Performance […]

Exclusive Club Offer Aon Insurance

If you place your Club property or marine hull insurances with Aon before 31 December, Aon will gift you a $50 fuel voucher as a show of their appreciation! For a quote email au.rowing@aon.com or call 1300 377 712

CGS Selection Races Wednesday 18 October

CGS will be conducting 4 selection races over 1800m this Wednesday (18 October) with first race to start at 6:50am. The races will be one after the other, and they will work around other course users. CGS would appreciate your assistance by keeping Tinnie wash to a minimum. Thanks in advance for your cooperation.

47th Disher Cup this Saturday

On 14 Oct 2017, the RMC Duntroon, ADFA and the Australian National University (ANU) Rowing Clubs will compete in the 47th Disher Cup Regatta. The Disher Cup Regatta was first contested in 1971.  This year the finish line is at the Rond Terrace, Lake Burley Griffin.  Again, it is shaping to be an exciting and hotly […]

THE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCE ROWING CLUB AFFILIATED AT THE 53rd AGM

Rowing ACT is very pleased to announce that Member Clubs agreed in August to the affiliation of the Australian Defence Force Rowing Club (ADFRC).   The sport has been growing over time and any addition to the number of Member Clubs is a very welcome event. Major Gary Bergman explained the reasons behind setting up the […]

2017 Winter Time Trial Pointscore Winners

The 2017 Winter Time Trials series has concluded following WTT 5 on 17/23 September. The Men’s 1x Kwiatkowski Cup came down to the wire, with the top 5 rowers all within 10 points leading into the final WTT. Sitting 2nd, Tom Perry (CRC/HPP) won maximum points to pass leader Hayden Vanderwoude (Shellharbour) and win his […]